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Mayor Nutter’s Remarks at Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Address is as follows.  Check against delivery: Good morning and happy Fourth of July.  It is my great honor to welcome all of you, friends, neighbors, visitors and a very

Posted in Education, Employment, Mayor Announcements, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety

MAYOR NUTTER APPOINTS NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONER

Philadelphia, June 5, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter yesterday announced the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Derrick Sawyer as Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner, succeeding Lloyd Ayers who will officially retire after forty years of service on Friday, June 13th.  Deputy

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA WINS COMPETITIVE GRANT FOR PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

Philadelphia, April 25, 2014 – The City of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that the City was selected for a for a $525,000 grant by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Highway

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

Mayor Nutter Announces Second Annual Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service

Philadelphia, February 21, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the second annual Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service to recognize the outstanding contributions of a current AmeriCorps member, a current Senior Corps member, and a Recent and Experienced National

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

DHS Commissioner Ambrose Honored by the National Child Labor Committee

Commissioner Ambrose will receive a 2014 Lewis Hine Award for Service to Children and Youth.     Philadelphia, February 4, 2014 – Department of Human Services Commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose was selected as one of ten recipients of the Lewis

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

City of Philadelphia Issues Statement on Release of Grand Jury Report

Philadelphia, February 3, 2014–  On behalf of the Nutter Administration, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Everett Gillison issued the following statement regarding the grand jury report released today on the fatal fire that occurred in a

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

City of Philadelphia Department of L&I Launches New Database System

 January 29, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by City Officials, announced the launch of Project eCLIPSE (electronic Commercial Licensing, Inspection and Permit Services Enterprise), the new database system for the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I), which will improve

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

City of Philadelphia Responds to Bitterly Cold Weather

City departments provide cold weather tips for citizens.   January 7, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia prepared for the frigid weather today and expected tomorrow with a coordinated response across City departments.   “Over the next few days, as we

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

Mayor Nutter’s 2014 Inaugural Remarks

Philadelphia, January 6, 2014 - Mayor Michael A. Nutter delivered the following remarks at the 2014 City of Philadelphia Inaugural Ceremony.  Please check against delivery. “Good morning.  I want to thank Council Majority Leader Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. for that warm

Posted in Education, Mayor's Press Releases, Public Safety, Urban Development

Department of Licenses and Inspections Announces New Requirements for All Permit Applications and Contract Licenses

New requirements are in effect starting January 1, 2014.   December 23, 2013– Effective January 1, 2014, all contractors working on all types of construction and demolition projects in the City of Philadelphia will be required to meet additional requirements

Posted in Architects, Businesses, General Contractors, Home Owners, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Residents, Topics
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