Philadelphia, February 2, 2010– Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed Jeff Rush to the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA).
“Jeff is a lifelong Philadelphian and has demonstrated his tremendous commitment to his city through service in civic organizations across the city,” said Mayor Nutter. “I thank him for his willingness to serve on the ZBA.”
Mr. Rush has owned and operated Lube Master, Inc., an auto maintenance and repair facility, since 1996 located in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. Mr. Rush previously served Vice Chair of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group, which worked with the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation on the Master Plan for the Central Delaware. He has served as a board member on the Interstate Land Management Corporation since its inception in 1992 and previously served as the Vice President of the Queen Village Neighbors Association. Mr. Rush also served in the United States Army as an assistant to the Brigade Commander of the 101st Airborne
“I would like to thank the Mayor for appointing me to the ZBA. I have long supporting zoning and planning reform and understand the necessity of these vital services for a 21st century city. I look forward to further serving Philadelphia in this capacity,” said Jeff Rush.
The ZBA is a departmental board of the Department of Licenses and Inspections comprised of five members appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Mayor. The ZBA hears and decides appeals in zoning matters, considers special ordinances and grants variances.
Mr. Rush attended Temple University and graduated from Central High School.