Council President Clarke

Council President Clarke

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Recent Legislation

  • Resolution 180780

    ADOPTED on Sept. 13, 2018

    Honoring and Recognizing 2nd Lt. John Edward James, Jr, for his service during World War II and recognizing the Museum of the American Revolution, Chairman ...


  • Resolution 180775

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 13, 2018

    Urging the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to pass Senate Bill 501, which would require the relinquishment of all guns within 24 hours by individuals who ...


  • Resolution 180769

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 13, 2018

    PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

    Appointing Joshu Harris to the board of directors of the Philadelphia Land Bank.


  • Resolution 180768

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 13, 2018

    Urging Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which helps to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.


  • Resolution 180764

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 13, 2018

    Calling on the United States Senate to oppose Senate Bill 3157 known as the "STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act," which would considerably limit local control ...


  • Resolution 180763

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 13, 2018

    Calling on the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to oppose House Bill 2654, a proposal concerning Small Cell Wireless Facilities, which would remove local ...

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Representing District 5
Serving as Council President

Since 2012


Representing District 5

From 2008 until 2011


Sponsored legislation by topic

271 REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

182 VACANT PROPERTY

69 ZONING

56 MODEL CITIES URBAN RENEWAL AREA

42 PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

35 ENCROACHMENT

33 PAID

32 CITY PLAN

28 PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER

25 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

24 PHILADELPHIA HOUSING AUTHORITY

24 AGREEMENTS

22 ZONING AND PLANNING

20 CITY-OWNED PARCELS

19 CENTER CITY DISTRICT

19 REAL ESTATE TAX

19 STRIKE FROM & VACATE

16 PARKING REGULATIONS

14 PHILADELPHIA MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

14 NEWSSTAND

13 OPERATING BUDGET

13 TAXES

13 REVISION

13 BONDS

12 REALTY USE AND OCCUPANCY TAX

12 RETIREMENT CODE

11 SIDEWALK CAFES

11 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS

10 CAPITAL PROGRAM

10 WAGE AND NET PROFITS TAX

10 AIRPORT

9 SEWER AND STORM WATER RATE BOARD

9 CAPITAL BUDGET

9 PHILADELPHIA WATER

8 SEPTA

8 GRANTS REVENUE FUND

8 DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN (DROP)

8 NEW KENSINGTON - FISHTOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

8 CECIL B. MOORE URBAN RENEWAL AREA

8 CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

8 PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

8 VETERAN'S ADVISORY COMMISSION

7 NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

7 GENERAL FUND

7 BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX

7 AFFORDABLE HOUSING

7 SCHOOL TAX AUTHORIZATION

7 TOWING

7 BOARD OF ETHICS

7 BOARD OF EDUCATION

6 LICENSES

6 HUD

6 EASEMENTS

6 SINKING FUND COMMISSION

6 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS (CDBGS)

6 VENDORS

6 KEYSTONE OPPORTUNITY ZONE

6 FIVE YEAR PLAN

5 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

5 BUILDING CODE

5 ETHICS

5 FARMERS' MARKETS

5 BREWERYTOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

5 MINIMUM WAGE

5 PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

4 WATER AND SEWER

4 SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MUTUAL AID AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT

4 FEES

4 ANIMALS

4 VIOLENCE

4 FRANKLIN TOWN PROJECT

4 SIGNS

4 TAXES AND COLLECTIONS

4 FIREARMS

4 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

4 FINANCE

4 BICYCLES

4 TRAFFIC CODE

3 GUNS

3 ONE WAY STREET REGULATIONS

3 BOARD OF PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT

3 HOUSING TRUST FUND

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

3 CENTER CITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA

3 CITY DEPOSITORIES

3 NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVMENT DISTRICT

3 SALES AND USE TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX

3 REALTY TRANSFER TAX

3 PUBLICATION OF NOTICES BY CITY

3 POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION

2 SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION

2 FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

2 HOMELESS

2 PROMOTING HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES

2 ENERGY

2 TRAFFIC COURT

2 STRAWBERRY MANSION UBRAN RENEWAL AREA

2 PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS

2 RECORDS DEPARTMENT

2 WATER FUND

2 POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS

2 CONTRACTORS

2 TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

2 PROCUREMENT

2 FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM

2 AMERICAN STREET INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR URBAN RENEWAL AREA

2 SMOKING

2 ELECTRICAL CONDUIT

2 OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT

2 COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ON RESIDENTIAL BLOCKFACES

2 JUNK DEALERS

2 SIDEWALK SALES

2 CITY SOLICITOR

2 TAX LIENS

2 REFUSE AND LITTERING

2 REBUILD PROJECT STATEMENT

2 PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT COMMISSION

2 OFFICE OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENT

2 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

2 HEADQUARTER HOTEL NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 MUNICIPALITIES AUTHORITIES ACT

2 TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT

2 AUTOMATED RED LIGHT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM

2 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND

2 CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

2 NORTH CENTRAL FRONT STREET SPECIAL DISTRICT CONTROLS

2 NORTHERN LIBERTIES BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 PAID SICK LEAVE

2 PREDATORY LENDING

2 VACANT PROPERTY REVIEW COMMITTEE

2 INCOME INEQUALITY INITIATIVE - EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT

2 YORKTOWN SPECIAL DISTRICT CONTROLS

2 CECIL B. MOORE AND TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

2 RETIREMENT SYSTEM

2 POLICE DEPARTMENT

2 PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT

2 THE PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

1 SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

1 STREETS DEPARTMENT

1 VIOLENCE REDUCTION

1 PHILADELPHIA WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONES

1 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

1 FOOD

1 EXCAVATION IN AND UNDER THE SIDEWALKS

1 CASH FOR GOLD ESTABLISHMENTS

1 BLIGHT ELIMINATION

1 CAR SHARING

1 TAX REVIEW BOARD

1 REVERSE MORTGAGES

1 DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

1 LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

1 WATER DEPARTMENT

1 CLEAN INDOOR AIR WORKER PROTECTION LAW

1 PARKING AUTHORITY

1 AMTRAK

1 ANTI-OBESITY TAX CREDIT

1 HATE CRIMES

1 USE REGULATIONS

1 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT

1 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REVIEW COMMITTEE

1 HANDICAPPED PARKING

1 INCLUSIONARY AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING

1 MINORITY PARTICIPATION

1 GAS COMMISSION

1 FESTIVALS

1 FIREFIGHTERS

1 RECREATION FUND

1 REAL ESTATE NON-UTILIZATION TAX

1 CRIMINAL DEFIANT TRESPASSERS

1 EDUCATIONAL HOUSING DISTRICTS

1 HEALTHY BEVERAGE ALTERNATIVES

1 EASTWICK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 CRIME

1 NAMING OF PUBLIC PROPERTY

1 BUSINESS INCOME AND RECEIPTS TAXES

1 PICA

1 PROPERTY ASSESSMENT

1 HARD-WIRED SMOKE ALARMS

1 SHERIFF'S FEES

1 PARKS

1 AIDS

1 SPRING GARDEN/NCA OVERLAY DISTRICT

1 LOBBYING

1 COMCAST

1 RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE DIVERSION PROGRAM

1 ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES

1 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

1 911

1 LOGAN SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

1 SOUTHWEST TEMPLE URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 FAIRMOUNT PARK COMMISSION

1 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARWAY CONTROLS

1 DEMOLITION

1 REDEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS AND CONTRACTS

1 CITY INCENTIVES FOR RAPID GROWTH AND EXPANSION

1 JOB CREATION TAX CREDIT

1 STREET PAVING

1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

1 PIDC

1 CONDEMNATION

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

1 PARKS AND RECREATION

1 VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERA PROGRAM

1 TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR LONGTIME OWNER-OCCUPANTS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

1 HOUSING

1 LOCAL BIDDING PREFERENCES

1 REGISTERED COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

1 FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA

1 WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONE

1 RECORDING OF DEEDS

1 FUND FOR PHILADELPHIA

1 FINES & PENALTIES

1 SENIOR CITIZEN LOW INCOME SPECIAL TAX PROVISIONS

1 COMPENSATION

1 HEADQUARTER HOTEL TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT

1 SECURITIZED SALE OF CITY LIENS

1 FAIR PRACTICES

1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

1 OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

1 COMMISSION ON UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN

1 COMMERCE

1 INCOME INEQUALITY INITIATIVE

1 POP-UP SHOPS

1 PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE

1 REVENUE DEPARTMENT

1 CIGARETTE TAX

1 HOSPITALS AND HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY

1 CABLE TELEVISION

1 STREET RENAMING

1 TOBACCO AND TOBACCO-RELATED PRODUCTS TAX

1 NORTH PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AREA

1 HEALTH CODE

1 PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

1 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

1 SANCTUARY CITY

1 ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF PARKING VIOLATIONS

1 BOARD OF REVISION OF TAXES

1 UNIVERSITY HOUSING SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

1 NORTH BROAD NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

1 DUMPING

1 LIQUOR BY THE DRINK TAX

1 VACANT PREMISES

1 HERO AWARDS

1 EAST POPLAR URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING

1 PHILADELPHIA NAVAL SHIPYARD

1 OFFENSIVE SYMBOLS

1 ELECTRONIC SCANNERS

1 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

1 HONOR BOXES

1 JOBS COMMISSION

1 BLOCK PARTIES

1 AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

1 SENIOR CITIZENS

1 PHILADELPHIA ACTIVITIES FUND

1 PHILADELPHIA COUNTY DEMOLITION FUND

1 LIBRARIES

1 PAVING

1 REDISTRICTING

1 BUSINESS PRIVILEGE LICENSE

1 VETERANS

1 OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REGISTRY

1 FIRST SOURCE JOBS POLICY