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Councilman calls for hearing on preservation of industrial land

Councilman Bobby Henon will introduce a resolution Thursday morning calling for City Council to hold hearings on industrial land preservation in Philadelphia. “A public hearing on these issues will enable the…

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Council committees recommend industrial use for former Frankford Arsenal

Two City Council committees have recommended approval of a series of bills that would restructure the site of the shuttered Frankford Arsenal on the North Delaware waterfront for industrial use. Councilman…

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City courting industrial tenant for Frankford Arsenal site in Bridesburg

Councilman Bobby Henon, the Commerce Department and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation are in talks with a potential industrial user for the site of the former Frankford Arsenal on the North…

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Councilman Henon will pay for appeal against Holmesburg methadone clinic

Councilman Bobby Henon announced that he will personally finance the “initial phase” of a legal appeal of a Commonwealth Court decision that would allow a methadone clinic operated by The Healing…

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No billboard overhaul this spring

City Council voted on Thursday to suspend a bill that would have created a new set of regulations for outdoor advertising in Philadelphia. The bill was introduced by Councilman Bobby Henon…

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Council adopts new zoning regulations for Registered Community Organizations

By a vote of 14-3, City Council passed a bill Thursday that would adjust the zoning regulations for Registered Community Organizations, which has proven to be the most contentious aspect yet…

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Councilman Henon to float new changes to zoning rules for RCOs

When City Council adopted a new zoning code two years ago, after more than four years of work, the new system of Registered Community Organizations—which formalized the practice of meetings between…

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Overhaul of billboard regulations approved by Council committee

City Council’s Committee on Rules amended and approved a bill Tuesday that would overhaul the city’s regulations for non-accessory signs, known commonly as billboards. The bill was introduced by Councilman Bobby…

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Battle looming over Registered Community Organizations

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission recommended approval on Tuesday of a bill that its staff helped Councilman Bobby Henon draft and that would largely revert the zoning code’s rules governing Registered…

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New rules for RCOs and another stab at billboard regulations

Councilman Bobby Henon introduced two bills Thursday that would address major unfinished business of the city’s year-old zoning code. The first would largely restore the zoning code’s original Registered Community Organization…

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Henon wants to double fines for posting bandit signs

Councilman Bobby Henon, D-6th, says wants the fine for putting up a so-called "bandit sign" to be $1,000 in the worst cases. "We're trying to change behavior, we…

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Kids health initiative will kick off with Fall Fest in Tacony

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control shows an increase in childhood obesity in Pennsylvania. With that in mind, residents of the 6th Council District [map] will have…

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Henon knocks on doors to alert homeowners of tax break

Councilman Bobby Henon, D-6th, intends to travel his district, going door to door with a group of volunteers, in an effort to visit about 14,000 homeowners who have not yet signed…

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Highlights from Philadelphia City Council budget hearing at Lincoln High School

With the exception of one outburst from the audience early on about Philadelphia City Council members not listening closely enough to public testimony, Monday night's city budget hearing at Lincoln High…

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Northeast Philadelphia has the city's smallest tax delinquency problem

By Elizabeth Fiedler and Holly Otterbein for NewsWorks Philadelphia has been getting a lot of attention lately for doing a lousy job of collecting the more than half-billion dollars it's owed…

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Philly City Council to hold budget hearing in the Northeast

Philadelphia City Council members will be in the Northeast Monday to give community members a chance to express budget concerns. The hearing is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lincoln…

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Mayfair announces funding, debuts farmers market [photos]

Earlier this month, the Mayfair Community Development Corporation and the Allegheny Iron and Metal Corporation struck a deal to revitalize Mayfair. The partnership was reached under Philadelphia's CDC Tax Credit Program…

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City Council redistricting: Do you have a new councilperson?

Philadelphia City Council decided last month to allow members affected by redistricting to begin serving their new constituents this month -- three years before the new districts were to take effect…

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Billboard rules to be rewritten … again

The zoning law for outdoor advertising signs that was written over the past year will be scrapped and rewritten again, according Councilman Bobby Henon, whose office has taken the lead on…

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Council talks tax delinquency with city officials and collection agencies

Senior members of the Nutter administration’s property tax collection team defended their record before a skeptical City Council committee Tuesday afternoon during the first in a series of hearings that are…

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