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City Council to hold neighborhood budget meeting

City Council's bringing the budget to a neighborhood near you.

City Council to hold neighborhood budget meeting

City Council's bringing the budget to a neighborhood near you.

On Thursday, Council announced its first neighborhood budget hearing set to be held Wednesday, April 17 at Penns Landing Caterers located at 1301 S Columbus Blvd from 6 to 8 p.m.

This year the city is moving to a new property-tax system based on market values known as the Actual Value Initiative and Council wants to hear from you.

Interested in testifying at the hearing? Call 215-686-3410/ 3411 to sign up. You can also submit written testimony by emailing Council's Chief Clerk Michael Decker at Michael.Decker@phila.gov.

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