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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

Mayor Nutter’s Statement on US Airways-American Airlines Merger Approval

Philadelphia, December 9, 2013– Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the approval of the merger between US Airways and American Airlines:   “I congratulate US Airways and American Airlines on their new partnership, which will be a

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

City of Philadelphia Launches Fastfwd; Challenges Entrepreneurs to Address Public Safety Issues

 October 30, 2013–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter officially launched FastFWD, an Urban Innovation Refinery, a partnership between the City of Philadelphia, GoodCompany Group, a social enterprise accelerator, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative of the Wharton School of the University

Posted in Community Leaders, Mayor's Press Releases, People We Serve, Press Release, Public Safety, Residents

Mayor Nutter Issues Statement on Introduction of Demolition Bills in City Council

Philadelphia, October 3, 2013 — Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement after the introduction of a package of bills in City Council regarding demolition practices:   “I have read the detailed report of City Council’s Special Investigating Committee

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