Archive: October, 2008
World Series boosting ridership
First, epic commenter CleanupPhilly says we should think about selling some rec centers:
First, there was a blog post on Heard in the Hall that the Recreation Department is drawing up a list of recreation centers and playgrounds for possible closure. The same blog post seemed to imply that staff positions are also being cut. Now, we have a comment from an "It's Our Money" reader and city employee that seems to back up those reports.
Here it is:
Link: Budget confab bars reporters
Nutter presented reporters with an opinion written by City Solicitor Shelley Smith, which advised him that he could hold a private session as long as the group was not "deliberating or voting on agency business."
The state Sunshine Act says that official action or deliberation by a government agency must take place in an open meeting if a quorum of the agency's members attends. Nine members of Council equal a quorum. More than nine members were present yesterday.
The price of a hotel room is going up