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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

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Mayor Nutter Announces 2010 Sales Of Philadelphia Hotel Rooms At All Time High

February 18, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that, despite the economic recession, hotels in Philadelphia sold more rooms than ever before in 2010. In its end-of year report, Smith Travel Research, a firm that monitors and analyzes hotel

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MAYOR NUTTER ACCEPTS NATIONAL ART AWARD

Americans for the Arts presents Mayor with “2011 Public Leadership in the Arts” Award January 20, 2011- Mayor Michael A. Nutter received the “2011 Public Leadership in the Arts” Award at an awards ceremony hosted by the U.S. Conference of

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CITY OF PHILADELPHIA’S FIRST SOLAR PV INSTALLATION BREAKS GROUND

December 13, 2010- The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has broken ground on a 250 kW solar photovoltaic system at their Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. The project is the City of Philadelphia’s first solar installation and will help meet the

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MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER ALLAN FRANK

November 24, 2010 – Mayor Nutter announced the departure of Allan Frank, the city’s first Chief Technology Officer who has overseen a major transformation in the city’s information technology infrastructure and personnel. Mr. Frank will return to the IT industry

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CITY OF PHILADELPHIA TO RECEIVE $6.4 MILLION IN STIMULUS FUNDING TO EXPAND PUBLIC COMPUTER CENTERS

July 2, 2010 – Today, President Obama announced a $795 million investment in 66 new Recovery Act broadband projects nationwide, including a $6.4 million public computing center (PCC) project in Philadelphia. Philadelphia’s award will go towards expanded computer center capacity

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MAYOR NUTTER AND PEIRCE COLLEGE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR CITY EMPLOYEES AND RESIDENTS

Today Mayor Nutter and officials from Peirce College announced the Mayor’s City of Philadelphia Scholarship program, Peirce College’s commitment to providing two full-tuition scholarships each year to a City employee and a Philadelphia resident. Peirce College is answering the Mayor’s

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Vote YES on Tuesday, May 18th to Abolish the BRT and Reform Philadelphia’s Property Tax System!

On Primary Election Day May 18, Philadelphia voters have a rare opportunity to engage in fundamental reform by scrapping the current outdated and inaccurate system for assessing real property and replacing it with a transparent, accountable system that will produce

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CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES OF PSAs

“Parents: It’s late, do you know where your children are?” April 2, 2010 – The City of Philadelphia announced today a series of television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) that are currently airing in response to recent incidents involving

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Office of Inspector General Annual Report

Inspector General Amy L. Kurland submitted her office’s annual report to Mayor Michael A. Nutter this month, informing him that the OIG saved the City nearly $4.2 million in revenue in 2009. Last year, the OIG investigated 298 cases of

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