Council President Clarke

Council President Clarke

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  • Resolution 191026

    IN COUNCIL on Dec. 12, 2019

    Proclaiming January 13, 2020 as Korean American Day in Philadelphia to Celebrate and Commemorate the Proud Heritage of Korean Americans and their Invaluable Contributions to ...


  • Resolution 191025

    IN COUNCIL on Dec. 12, 2019

    Authorizing Council’s Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy to hold hearings to examine best practices regarding the reduction of the negative environmental impacts ...


  • Resolution 191024

    IN COUNCIL on Dec. 12, 2019

    Honoring and Recognizing Charles Francis Dougherty a Pennsylvania State Senator and a U.S. Congressman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


  • Resolution 191021

    IN COUNCIL on Dec. 12, 2019

    Honoring the life and legacy of Paul “Bud” Franzen for his service to our country, and his dedication to the Roxborough community.


  • Resolution 191020

    IN COUNCIL on Dec. 12, 2019

    Honoring the St. Joseph’s Preparatory School Varsity Football Team on convincingly winning the 2019 PIAA Class 6A State Championship.


  • Resolution 191002

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Dec. 5, 2019

    VETERAN'S ADVISORY COMMISSION

    Approving the reappointment of Andre McCoy to the Veterans Advisory Commission.

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Representing District 5
Serving as Council President

Since 2012


Representing District 5

From 2008 until 2011


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290 REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

199 VACANT PROPERTY

76 ZONING

59 MODEL CITIES URBAN RENEWAL AREA

56 PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

41 ENCROACHMENT

36 CITY PLAN

34 PAID

32 PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER

28 PARKING REGULATIONS

27 AGREEMENTS

26 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

25 ZONING AND PLANNING

24 PHILADELPHIA HOUSING AUTHORITY

22 STRIKE FROM & VACATE

22 CITY-OWNED PARCELS

22 CENTER CITY DISTRICT

20 REAL ESTATE TAX

18 BONDS

16 PHILADELPHIA MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

15 VETERAN'S ADVISORY COMMISSION

14 REVISION

14 NEWSSTAND

14 OPERATING BUDGET

13 TAXES

12 REALTY USE AND OCCUPANCY TAX

12 AIRPORT

12 RETIREMENT CODE

12 SIDEWALK CAFES

11 WAGE AND NET PROFITS TAX

11 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS

11 CAPITAL PROGRAM

10 GRANTS REVENUE FUND

10 GENERAL FUND

10 CAPITAL BUDGET

9 PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

9 NEW KENSINGTON - FISHTOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

9 SEWER AND STORM WATER RATE BOARD

9 PHILADELPHIA WATER

8 CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

8 AFFORDABLE HOUSING

8 SEPTA

8 DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN (DROP)

8 CECIL B. MOORE URBAN RENEWAL AREA

8 SINKING FUND COMMISSION

8 BOARD OF ETHICS

7 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS (CDBGS)

7 HUD

7 BOARD OF EDUCATION

7 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

7 KEYSTONE OPPORTUNITY ZONE

7 FIVE YEAR PLAN

7 SCHOOL TAX AUTHORIZATION

7 TOWING

7 VENDORS

7 BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX

7 NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

6 GUNS

6 FIREARMS

6 EASEMENTS

6 MINIMUM WAGE

6 PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

6 LICENSES

6 BICYCLES

5 HOUSING TRUST FUND

5 BREWERYTOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

5 BUILDING CODE

5 VIOLENCE

5 ETHICS

5 FARMERS' MARKETS

4 SIGNS

4 FEES

4 WATER AND SEWER

4 FRANKLIN TOWN PROJECT

4 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

4 FINANCE

4 TAXES AND COLLECTIONS

4 ANIMALS

4 TRAFFIC CODE

4 SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MUTUAL AID AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT

4 CITY DEPOSITORIES

3 PROPERTY LICENSES AND OWNER ACCOUNTABILITY

3 SIDEWALK SALES

3 ONE WAY STREET REGULATIONS

3 REFUSE AND LITTERING

3 SALES AND USE TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX

3 PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT

3 BOARD OF PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT

3 VACANT PROPERTY REVIEW COMMITTEE

3 NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVMENT DISTRICT

3 PUBLICATION OF NOTICES BY CITY

3 REALTY TRANSFER TAX

3 POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION

3 CENTER CITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA

3 WEST FAIRHILL/EAST TIOGA/HUNTING PARK URBAN RERNEWAL AREA

3 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

3 OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT

3 FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM

3 FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA

3 REBUILD PROJECT STATEMENT

3 SENIOR CITIZEN LOW INCOME SPECIAL TAX PROVISIONS

2 THE PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

2 TAX LIENS

2 AUTOMATED RED LIGHT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM

2 SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION

2 PAID SICK LEAVE

2 PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT COMMISSION

2 COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ON RESIDENTIAL BLOCKFACES

2 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND

2 HOMESTEAD EXCLUSION

2 PROMOTING HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES

2 PROCUREMENT

2 ELECTRICAL CONDUIT

2 TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR LONGTIME OWNER-OCCUPANTS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

2 CONTRACTORS

2 TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT

2 OFFICE OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENT

2 MUNICIPALITIES AUTHORITIES ACT

2 AMERICAN STREET INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR URBAN RENEWAL AREA

2 JUNK DEALERS

2 WATER FUND

2 BUDGET STABILIZATION RESERVE

2 FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

2 ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES

2 YORKTOWN SPECIAL DISTRICT CONTROLS

2 NORTHERN LIBERTIES BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 CECIL B. MOORE AND TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

2 PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS

2 NORTH CENTRAL FRONT STREET SPECIAL DISTRICT CONTROLS

2 INCOME INEQUALITY INITIATIVE - EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT

2 BUSINESS INCOME AND RECEIPTS TAXES

2 TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

2 WASTE MANAGEMENT

2 HEADQUARTER HOTEL NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 RETIREMENT SYSTEM

2 SMOKING

2 STRAWBERRY MANSION UBRAN RENEWAL AREA

2 PREDATORY LENDING

2 HOMELESS

2 POLICE DEPARTMENT

2 RECORDS DEPARTMENT

2 POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS

2 CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

2 CITY SOLICITOR

2 ENERGY

2 TRAFFIC COURT

2 PUBLIC SAFETY ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

1 CASH FOR GOLD ESTABLISHMENTS

1 CAR SHARING

1 REVENUE DEPARTMENT

1 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

1 PARKS AND RECREATION

1 JOBS COMMISSION

1 LOGAN SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

1 FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING

1 UNIVERSITY HOUSING SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

1 BLIGHT ELIMINATION

1 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARWAY CONTROLS

1 ANTI-OBESITY TAX CREDIT

1 CRIME

1 AMTRAK

1 BLOCK PARTIES

1 FESTIVALS

1 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

1 NAMING OF PUBLIC PROPERTY

1 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

1 STREETS DEPARTMENT

1 MINORITY PARTICIPATION

1 FAIRMOUNT PARK COMMISSION

1 RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE DIVERSION PROGRAM

1 PUBLIC PROPERTY

1 HANDICAPPED PARKING

1 HOUSING

1 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT

1 WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONE

1 HATE CRIMES

1 SAFETY

1 LANDLORD AND TENANT

1 PARKING REGULATIONS (TRUCKS)

1 POP-UP SHOPS

1 EDUCATIONAL HOUSING DISTRICTS

1 JOB CREATION TAX CREDIT

1 PIDC

1 BOARD OF REVISION OF TAXES

1 COMMISSION ON UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN

1 AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

1 EAST POPLAR URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 CONDEMNATION

1 SPRING GARDEN/NCA OVERLAY DISTRICT

1 PHILADELPHIA ACTIVITIES FUND

1 COMMERCE

1 HEALTHY BEVERAGE ALTERNATIVES

1 SHERIFF'S FEES

1 COMMUNITY BENEFITS AGREEMENTS

1 OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REGISTRY

1 WEAPONS

1 TAX REVIEW BOARD

1 REVERSE MORTGAGES

1 PHILADELPHIA NAVAL SHIPYARD

1 COMCAST

1 CABLE TELEVISION

1 INCOME INEQUALITY INITIATIVE

1 SANCTUARY CITY

1 TASK FORCE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY FOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES IN PHILADELPHIA

1 PHILADELPHIA WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONES

1 GAS COMMISSION

1 LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

1 TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF FIREARMS OF PERSONS POSING A RISK OF IMMINENT PERSONAL INJURY TO SELF OR OTHERS

1 AIDS

1 HERO AWARDS

1 COMPENSATION

1 DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

1 USE REGULATIONS

1 REDEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS AND CONTRACTS

1 ELECTRONIC SCANNERS

1 FOOD

1 PHILADELPHIA COUNTY DEMOLITION FUND

1 OFFENSIVE SYMBOLS

1 HONOR BOXES

1 SECURITIZED SALE OF CITY LIENS

1 AMMUNITION

1 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

1 NORTH BROAD BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

1 HARD-WIRED SMOKE ALARMS

1 EXCAVATION IN AND UNDER THE SIDEWALKS

1 PAVING

1 CRIMINAL DEFIANT TRESPASSERS

1 LIQUOR BY THE DRINK TAX

1 CIGARETTE TAX

1 REAL ESTATE NON-UTILIZATION TAX

1 CLEAN INDOOR AIR WORKER PROTECTION LAW

1 NORTH PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AREA

1 VACANT PREMISES

1 RECREATION FUND

1 HISTORIC PRESERVATION

1 LIBRARIES

1 PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE

1 VIOLENCE REDUCTION

1 RECORDING OF DEEDS

1 PARKING AUTHORITY

1 ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF PARKING VIOLATIONS

1 VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERA PROGRAM

1 PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

1 PROPERTY ASSESSMENT

1 CITY INCENTIVES FOR RAPID GROWTH AND EXPANSION

1 PICA

1 ROOFTOP CONDUCT

1 INCLUSIONARY AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING

1 INFRASTRUCTURE

1 SENIOR CITIZENS

1 LOCAL BIDDING PREFERENCES

1 OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

1 VETERANS

1 HEALTH CODE

1 REGISTERED COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

1 FIRST SOURCE JOBS POLICY

1 PARKS

1 911

1 FAIR PRACTICES

1 FUND FOR PHILADELPHIA

1 STREET RENAMING

1 BUSINESS PRIVILEGE LICENSE

1 SOUTHWEST TEMPLE URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 HEADQUARTER HOTEL TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT

1 CITY AVENUE SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

1 EASTWICK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA

1 STREET PAVING

1 HOSPITALS AND HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY

1 DUMPING

1 OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

1 FIREFIGHTERS

1 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REVIEW COMMITTEE

1 FAIR CHANCE HOUSING

1 WATER DEPARTMENT

1 FINES & PENALTIES

1 USE OF AN AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD

1 DEMOLITION

1 NORTH BROAD NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

1 REDISTRICTING

1 LOBBYING

1 SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

1 TOBACCO AND TOBACCO-RELATED PRODUCTS TAX