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Special Election for Phila City Council on May 20, 2014

Click here for more information from City Council. In addition to the Republican and Democratic primary elections, and in addition to any ballot questions, there will be a Speci… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/special-election-for-phila-city-council-on-may-20-2014/

Proposed Ballot Question to create a DHS Community Oversight Board

Bill No. 140101, Introduced in Philadelphia City Council Feb 20, 2014. As of 1/9/2015, no further action has been taken. Accompanying Resolution (where the exact effect of the … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-create-a-dhs-community-oversight-board/

May 20 Ballot Question to require Council sign-off on certain City contracts

A ballot question proposal was enacted on Feb 20, 2014: Resolution #130861, Bill #130851 You can look up the details using the bill and resolution numbers at https://phila.l… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-require-council-sign-off-on-certain-city-contracts/

Potential Ballot Question to expand City Council's powers

Introduced in Council on November 14, 2013, passed by Council on 2/20/2014. No action taken by the Mayor. As of 1/9/2015, no further action. Associated Resolution #130861 Bi… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/potential-ballot-question-to-expand-city-council-s-powers/

Public Hearing on Appointments to Special Services Districts and Ethics Board

City of Philadelphia --Public Hearing Notice The Committee of the Whole of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/public-hearing-on-appointments-to-special-services-districts-and-ethics-board/

Possible Ballot Question for Council to Have Its Own Budget Office

Council proposes to create its own Budget Office, with significant powers. A bill has been introduced in Council that would put approval on the ballot for Philadelphia voters. … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-for-council-to-have-its-own-budget-office/