Heard in the Hall Archive: April, 2010

Clerk of Quarter Sessions slated for extinction

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The Nutter administration plans to submit legislation to eliminate the Clerk of Quarter Sessions position in the next two weeks, Deputy Mayor... Read more

Supreme Court denies BRT's bid to stop May election

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today refused to strike from the May 18 primary ballot a charter change that - if approved by voters - would... Read more

Council cuts BRT pay

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By a vote of 16-1, City Council this morning cut the salaries of the seven members of the Board of Revision of Taxes, reducing the chair's... Read more

Nutter signs bill whacking BRT pay

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Mayor Nutter wasted no time signing a bill approved by City Council this morning reducing the pay of the seven members of the Board of Revision... Read more

City lands $25 million competitive stimulus grant

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The city has secured a $25 million competitive stimulus grant for energy retrofitting buildings. Take a look below for the release from the... Read more

Council giving row offices a pass

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When independent groups look for potential budget savings within the City of Philadelphia, they can't help but focus on the city's little-known... Read more

BRT says it may lift property assessment freeze

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Now back in charge of the Board of Revision of Taxes, Chairwoman Charlesretta Meade told City Council Wednesday that the agency would revisit... Read more

Council moves to cut BRT pay

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Moving as briskly as parliamentary rules permit, a City Council committee gave its approval to an ordinance Thursday morning that would eventually... Read more