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Accomplishments and Awards Over the Past Five Years

View the top accomplishments for executive branch departments, agencies, boards and commissions as well as additional accomplishments from some independent agencies and boards over the past five years. A listing of all awards the City of Philadelphia has received over the past

Posted in Featured Announcements, Mayor Announcements

Office of Property Assessment (OPA) Reassessment

Real Estate Tax Update – July 2012 The City of Philadelphia will be moving to property assessments based on Actual Values for Tax Year 2014. This change will help to provide fair, accurate, and understandable tax assessments and bills. Tax

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features

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

The Dell Music Center

The Dell Music Center, located in scenic East Fairmount Park, is Philadelphia’s premier outdoor entertainment and education venue. Formerly the Robin Hood Dell East, this open-air amphitheatre is managed by the City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and is the fourth

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features

New Curfew Legislation

“Parental Responsibility for Minor Children,” to provide for earlier curfew hours for minors, to provide for different curfew hours for additional age groups among minors, and to provide for parental liability, establishment liability, and for penalties and enforcement, for violations

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Public Safety

The Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service in Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the creation of the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service in Philadelphia sponsored by Dilworth Paxson LLP. This is the first year of the annual award, designed to recognize the contributions of an outstanding

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features

Documents Containing the School Reform Commission’s Response to the Education Accountability Agreement

On June 5, 2011 Mayor Michael A. Nutter sent a letter to the School Reform Commission, the governing body of the School District of Philadelphia, emphasizing his continued commitment to the educational well-being of the city. In this letter the

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives

Second Phillystat Outcomes Meeting

Mayor Michael A. Nutter presided over the second televised PhillyStat Outcomes meeting, focused this time on his goal of ensuring that Philadelphians are better educated so that they can participate fully in the 21st Century global economy. The Mayor assembled

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features

Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Accountability Agreement with the School District of Philadelphia

Mayor Nutter, PA Department of Education Secretary Ronald Tomalis, and School Reform Commission (SRC) Chairman Robert Archie signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) June 9, 2011 to improve information sharing and coordination among the City, Commonwealth and Philadelphia School District.

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features

Mayor Nutter Relaunches PhillyStat—the City’s Performance Management Program

During PhillyStat meetings, City leaders review progress of overall goals as well as departmental progress.     The five strategic goals outlined by Mayor Nutter for PhillyStat are: Philadelphia becomes one of the safest cities in America. The individual well-being

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives, Features, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release
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