Monthly Archives: July 2012

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER REGARDING FIREFIGHTER ARBITRATION AWARD

Philadelphia, July 27, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement regarding the IAFF Local 22 arbitration award: “Again, the City is facing an award that burdens taxpayers with more than $200 million in new expenses, and

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

OIG Investigation Leads to $1.85 Million Settlement with Prison Health Services, Inc.

Philadelphia, July 25, 2012 – Following a Philadelphia Office of the Inspector General investigation into a woman-owned subcontractor arrangement, the City of Philadelphia has entered into a $1.85 million settlement with a prime city contractor and will initiate debarment proceedings

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

PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT TO HOLD ADDITIONAL PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED RATE INCREASE

Philadelphia, July 23, 2012 – The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning October 1, 2012, to maintain the City’s top-quality water, alleviate flooding, meet regulatory requirements and improve the quality of local rivers

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

City of Philadelphia To Improve Efficiences in Operations

Department of Finance hires FTI Consulting to assess overhead costs and revenue collections processes.     Philadelphia, July 24, 2012–  The City of Philadelphia announced that it has selected FTI Consulting to serve as a consultant for overhead costs and

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

MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER AND ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO COMBAT VIOLENT CRIME

Surge of Federal Law Enforcement Resources Aim to Reduce Gun and Drug-Related Crime   Philadelphia, July 23, 2012 – Attorney General Eric Holder and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) and City of Philadelphia’s Violent

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

MAYOR NUTTER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING UNION AGREEMENT WITH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Philadelphia, July 23, 2012 –Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued a statement regarding the ratification of the agreement made between the School District of Philadelphia and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ:   “I am pleased that the union reached

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

INSPECTOR GENERAL ALLEGES THREE LIBRARY WORKERS EMBEZZLED MORE THAN $9,000

FREE LIBRARY WILL TERMINATE EMPLOYEES, SUSPEND MANAGERS   Philadelphia, July 23, 2012 – Following an OIG investigation establishing that three Free Library of Philadelphia employees embezzled more than $9,000 in overdue book fines, Free Library President and CEO Siobhan Reardon

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