Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mayor Nutter Names SOnia Sanchez Inaugural Poet Laureate

Philadelphia, December 29, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Sonia Sanchez will serve as the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Philadelphia’s new Poet Laureate Program beginning in January 2012. Under the direction of the Mayor, a

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter to Announce City’s Inaugural Poet Laureate

WHO: Mayor Michael A Nutter WHAT: Mayor Nutter will announce the City of Philadelphia’s inaugural Poet Laureate. WHERE: City Hall, Mayor’s Reception Room, Room 202 WHEN: Thursday, December 29, 2011 11:00 am

Posted in Arts & Culture, Media Advisory, Topics

Pennsylvania’s Act 32 of 2008 and Philadelphia Wage Tax

The provisions of Pennsylvania’s Act 32 do not amend or impact the language of (and the requirements) of 72 P.S. § 7359. As such, no Pennsylvania employer who is required to withhold the Philadelphia Wage Tax from Philadelphia resident employees

Posted in Employment, Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features, Topics

Mayor Nutter Signs Zoning Code

The first comprehensive zoning code reform in 50 years Philadelphia, December 22, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed legislation that comprehensively rewrites and modernizes Philadelphia’s zoning code for the first time in fifty years. The four-year code rewrite process

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter to Sign Zoning Code

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Councilman Frank DiCicco Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger WHAT: Mayor Michael A. Nutter will sign legislation that comprehensively rewrites and modernizes Philadelphia’s zoning code for the first time in fifty years. WHERE: City Hall, Mayor’s Reception

Posted in Media Advisory

Mayor Nutter Calls for Transformation of City Schools; Seeks Combined Effort of City, Schools, Businesses, Foundations and Community Groups

Gates Foundation invites City to compete for $40 million grant to increase high-performing schools and improve accountability. Philadelphia, December 20, 2011– Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined by Philadelphia education, business and philanthropic leaders, announced today that he and other education leaders

Posted in Education, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter Congratulates Temple Owls Football Team On Bowl Game Win

Philadelphia, December 20, 2011– Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement regarding the Temple University Football’s victory over the University of Wyoming Cowboys in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl: “I congratulate Temple University’s football team on their 37-15 win

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Recreation
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