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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
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