PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 19 articles by the author Kellie Patrick Gates concerning Government

    • Boardwalk Construction on Schuylkill Banks

Looking back at planning, waterfronts, and casino news

In 2013, Philadelphia developed and adopted plans outlining future goals for swaths of city neighborhoods. Public waterfront development of trails and parks ramped up on both rivers, plans were refined for…

    • world trade center site

Farnese calls for hearings on SLAPP legislation

First District State Senator Larry Farnese, D-Philadelphia, has requested a legislative hearing on a bill that aims to curb lawsuits filed with the intent of discouraging public participation. Farnese was inspired…

    • World Trade Center site / Photo by Neal Santos

Farnese introduces bill targeting SLAPP lawsuits

First District State Sen. Larry Farnese today introduced state legislation aimed at increasing protection against Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation – or SLAPP suits. "SLAPPs are used to deter critics from…

    • wtc1 original

Bill designed to prevent SLAPP legal action nearly finished

Legislation aimed at preventing lawsuits that are filed to discourage groups or organizations from voicing their opinions will be introduced by 1st District State Sen. Larry Farnese early this coming session,…

    • The ethics board discusses its response

Ethics Board: Grants given at the city's request are not lobbying

Awarding grants to a city-related agency that has requested or applied for the money is not lobbying, the Philadelphia Board of Ethics said Wednesday. And with that ruling, the William Penn…

    • PennPraxis celebrates 10th season with session on its future direction

PennPraxis celebrates 10th season with session on its future direction

To commemorate the 10th birthday of PennPraxis on Saturday, Executive Director Harris Steinberg and Penn School of Design Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor invited planning and design experts, alums, and Philadelphia residents…

    • CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

Central Delaware Advocacy Group members liked what First District Councilman Mark Squilla had to say about single-parcel zoning legislation at their Thursday night meeting.Squilla said he would only introduce such…

    • New First District Councilman Mark Squilla

Incoming First District Councilman Mark Squilla says East Market Street is his first priority

Today, Philadelphia's First Council District is represented by someone new: Whitman native Mark Squilla, 49, who takes over the job held by veteran councilman Frank DiCicco, who decided not to seek…

A little more time for City Council business

Philadelphia City Council has added another week to its pre-summer vacation calendar. June 16 was to be council's last meeting. But the Chief Clerk's office confirmed that the last meeting is…

    • Church wall

ADA sidewalk ramp project raises historic preservation concerns in Society Hill

A city transportation official says work has been stopped on portions of a sidewalk improvement project that critics say threatens the historic fabric of Society Hill.The work in question relates…

City Planning sends proposed capital budget to mayor's office

Philadelphia Planning Commissioners today approved a proposed six-year capital budget plan for Philadelphia, which allocates $9 billion from local, state, federal and private sources for projects in physical and technological infrastructure,…

    • High over Penn's Landing

New DRWC operating budget includes funding boost from city

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's recently adopted $7 million 2011 operating budget includes a 100 percent increase in city funding and counts on collecting $154,000 more in parking fees and $27,000…

    • 2010 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo

ULI: How comeback cities are getting it done

May 13 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe speakers at Thursday's ULI Urban Marketplace forum spoke on many topics ranging from transportation to tax structure, parks to industrial sites, commercial…

    • Riverboat coming to Penn's Landing

New day, new way for Philly

April 30, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly A new riverboat cruise is coming to Philadelphia this fall.Called the Philadelphia Belle, the boat will hold more than 1,000 people…

    • Riverboat coming to Penn's Landing

DRWC licenses Philadelphia Belle

April 30, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly A new riverboat cruise is coming to Philadelphia this fall.Called the Philadelphia Belle, the boat will hold more than 1,000 people…

    • CCD releases its annual State of Center City report

We weather recession better than most, but recovery is slow

April 15, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe last recession had less impact on Philadelphia than it did on the surrounding suburbs or on most major American cities, said…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG holds report card on waterfront progress

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is working on a report card that will gauge the city's progress in implementing the long-range plan for…

    • Mayor Nutter signs proclamation of the plan,

DVRPC's long-range plan for dealing with region’s growth

Sept. 24 DVRPC long-range plan By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPolitical leaders and planners from around the Philadelphia region Thursday endorsed a 25-year growth management plan that calls for preserving…

    • Proposed Dilworth Plaza public space

Public gets look at Dilworth Plaza redo plan

Sept. 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPlans for revamping Dilworth Plaza – that's the public space in front of City Hall – were publicly unveiled at the AIA Design…

You are viewing 19 posts by the author Kellie Patrick Gates concerning Government



Neighborhoods



Organizations



Browse by




Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to the PlanPhilly Mailing List