Monthly Archives: November 2012

City of Philadelphia Announces Mobile App to Access L&I Property Data

Mobile app is part of the Philly311 app, City encourages building on L&I app’s source code Philadelphia, November 30, 2012 – The City of Philadelphia announced the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) mobile app, a new civic engagement tool

Posted in Agencies, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RANKED A “BEST CITY” FOR LGBT EQUALITY BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Philadelphia, November 29, 2012–   The City of Philadelphia was ranked as the number two city overall for LGBT equality in the inaugural edition of the Municipal Equality Index, a new measure designed by the Human Rights Campaign, the largest civil

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

City Employee Charged in Million Dollar Scam

More than $1.3 million worth of City printer ink and toner was allegedly stolen and resold   Philadelphia, November 28, 2012 – An indictment was unsealed today charging three people, including a city employee, in a scheme to defraud the

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Streets Department to Clear Abandoned Bicycles in Preparation for Winter Season

November 26, 2012 – Starting Thursday, November 29 through Thursday, December 6, the City of Philadelphia will conduct one of its periodic removals of abandoned bicycles in Center City as part of the Nutter Administration’s goal of maintaining a safe, clean

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Mayor Nutter to Lead Trade Mission to China, Promote Investment in Philadelphia

Trip to focus on sustainability, arts/culture, health care, education & economic development   November 26, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter will visit China this week to promote opportunities for investment in Philadelphia, strengthen relationships between key Philadelphia institutions and their

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Media Advisory

WHO:    Mayor Michael A. Nutter WHAT:      Daily Itinerary of Public Appearances: Wednesday 21 November DESCRIPTION:     City of Philadelphia to distribute vouchers for Thanksgiving Turkeys to low-income families - Mayor to participate. WHEN:      Wednesday 21 November, 12:15 pm-12:30 pm WHERE:   United Communities, 2029 S. 8th Street

Posted in Media Advisory

Mayor Nutter Announces City Achieves 28 Percent Minority Participation Rate For Fy 2012

November 20, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the release of the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Annual Participation Report for Fiscal Year 2012, showing that the City awarded 28% of contracting opportunities to Minority, Women, Disabled and Disadvantaged Small

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Citizens for Fire Prevention Committee, Insurance Society of Philadelphia Announce Results of Smoke Alarm Fundraiser

November 20, 2012 – The Citizens for Fire Prevention Committee, a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers closely associated with the Philadelphia Fire Department, and the Insurance Society of Philadelphia (ISOP) announced the results of the Citizens for Fire Prevention Committee fundraiser

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Mayor Nutter Releases Statement on Israel-Gaza Conflict

November 20, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the rising violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip: “The City of Philadelphia has many long-standing, dynamic relationships with Israel: we work closely with the Consul General of

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Mayor Nutter, City Officials Reopen 40th Street Bridge

November 17, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the new 40th Street Bridge over AMTRAK, south of Girard Avenue, will re-open to traffic one month ahead of schedule following a noon ribbon cutting ceremony.  Mayor Nutter was joined by Councilwoman

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release
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