Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mayor Nutter, PIDC Announce Receipt of $50 Million in New Market Tax Credit TAX CREDITS

Call for projects in Philadelphia to receive new funding. Philadelphia, February 23, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) will receive $50 million in New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) through the U.S. Treasury

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Mayor Nutter Announces Completion of Manayunk Canal Towpath Renovation Project

Philadelphia, February 23, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the completion of $645,000 in renovations to the Manayunk Canal Towpath. The project was funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the City of Philadelphia. The

Posted in Agencies, Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Recreation, Topics, Urban Development

SPECIAL PHILLYSTAT SESSION ON PROPOSED CUTS TO SOCIAL SERVICES

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Donald Schwarz WHAT: What Does Gov. Corbett’s Budget Proposal Mean for the Philadelphia Social Services Safety Net? Mayor Nutter and City officials will engage in a dialogue about the

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Mayor Nutter’s Statement Regarding Independent Auditor’s Report Issued by City Controller

Philadelphia, February 14, 2012 –Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued a statement regarding the Independent Auditor’s Report issued by City Controller Alan Butkovitz: “It has been evident for some time to everyone that the School District has been experiencing financial challenges

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

Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Launch TreePhilly and Citywide Tree Giveaway Program

Program engages city property owners, businesses and neighborhood residents to improve their communities by planting trees Philadelphia, February 14, 2012- Mayor Michael A. Nutter launched the TreePhilly Initiative: a campaign led by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PP&R) in partnership with

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MAYOR NUTTER AND PHILADELPHIA PARKS & RECREATION TO LAUNCH TREEPHILLY AND CITYWIDE TREE GIVEAWAY PROGRAM

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Michael DiBerardinis, Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources Vince Liuzzi, Wells Fargo Regional President, Greater Philadelphia and Delaware Kathryn Ott Lovell, Executive Director of the Fairmount Park Conservancy Joan S. Blaustein, Director Urban Forestry

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Mayor Nutter Releases Lazard Study Recommending Strategic Sale of PGW

Philadelphia, February 13, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a detailed analysis recommending that the City of Philadelphia “pursue a process to transfer ownership and operation of PGW to a private entity via a strategic sale,” according to a

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Transportation & Utilties

MAYOR NUTTER TO PRESENT LAZARD STUDY FINDINGS

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter WHAT: Mayor Nutter will present the findings of a recent in-depth assessment by Lazard. WHERE: City Hall, Mayor’s Reception Room, Room 202 WHEN: Monday, February 13, 2012 2:30 pm TODAY

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MAYOR Nutter Presents Tickets to Mayor VIPs

Philadelphia, February 10, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter presented 170 Philadelphia sophomores with two tickets each as part of the Mayor’s VIP Program, which provides tickets to sporting events to students to inspire their success in school. For this

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

Mayor’s Office Releases Fourth Quarter Report of Mayor’s Box Office Attendees October – December 2011

Philadelphia, February 10, 2012 – The City of Philadelphia has released the names of those who received tickets to the Mayor’s Box from October 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 (fourth quarter, 2011). The distribution of Mayor’s Box tickets is

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