You are viewing 28 articles with the tag Actual Value Initiative by the author Eyes on the Street

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Eyes on the Street

February 3: Philly wants Super Bowl | Homestead Exemption abuse | Pleasant Hill Park playground arson | Gallery changes afoot | Uhuru moves to N. Broad

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Punxsutawney Phil says more winter, and here we are: Philadelphia schools are closed today as wet, heavy snow moves in. Take your time getting…

    • Winter Smokes | Convicted Melon, EOTS Flickr group
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January 21: MLK Day volunteers | CSX derailment update | Replacing Bill Green | AVI appeals could take years | Latino power gap

Good morning, Streeters. We are in for heavy snow and cold wind, so give yourself extra time to get around today. Flights are already being canceled, schools closed, and…

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June 14: AVI, cigarette tax passes Council | Salvation Army didn't decline scaffolding | Blight abounds | Delinquency, vacancy roundup | Lovett Library modernization

Happy Friday, Streeters. Make it a good one. Yesterday was a big day for tax legislation: The Actual Value Initiative passed City Council, establishing a property tax rate of 1.34%…

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May 9: Is AVI less accurate than current system? | South Philly casino opposition | Foreign highway investment | How students organized protest | State transportation funding update

Good morning Eyes on the Street. Here's what the city is buzzing about: A report released by City Controller Alan Butkovitz says the new citywide property reassessment numbers are less accurate…

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April 16: Boston aftermath | PA tax extension | gentrification relief | envision City Branch Park | SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim | Fishtown made

Good morning, Streeters. Our hearts are with Boston this morning after explosions caused carnage at the Boston Marathon yesterday, including the death of three people and injuries to more than 140…

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March 25: City Council begins budget hearings amid AVI debate | Rizzo theater | Lenfest Foundation shifts | SEPTA's 2014 budget | Soko Lofts planned | LaSalle marches on

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Don’t fret about the sloppy weather. We may see 2-4 inches of snow fall today but it won’t stick around. NewsWorks reports that City Council…

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March 15: Nutter's 2013 budget | zoning remapping Central District | Kensington bank demo update | Stanley Cole | Rocky's house | tax payment holiday?

Good morning and happy Friday, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing this morning: After being drowned out by union protesters in City Council Chambers, Mayor Nutter delivered his budget address in the Mayor’s…

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March 13: Philly wins $1 million in Bloomberg Mayors Challenge | tax-delinquency solutions and reaction | AVI meetings | collecting Philly History

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news today: Philadelphia won a $1 million grant in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge to improve the city’s procurement process through the Philadelphia Social Enterprise…

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March 4: Casino comment | Council seeks delinquency reform | recalibrating Philly's tax landscape | PRA chief Covington out | municipal broadband in big cities

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news this Monday morning: Casino teams made their pitches last month and now it’s your turn to comment. Starting today the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board…

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March 1: Erdy McHenry's lifeless garage | Coltrane House repair | AVI relief | bike-lane sweeps | Penn raises $4.3 billion

Good morning, Streeters and happy March! Here’s what’s making news this Friday morning: In her column today Inga Saffron calls Erdy McHenry’s $27 million parking garage on Arch Street “oppressive and…

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Feb 28: Phase-in AVI? | East Park Leadership and Conservation Center | redevelopment at 27th and Girard | PWD's rain barrel wraps

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news on this last day of February: In City Council today First District Councilman Mark Squilla will introduce legislation to phase-in the Actual Value Initiative…

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