PhillyNow Calendar: civic events, Nov. 11-15

pwcalendarMonday, Nov. 11

Rally for Philadelphia Airport Workers. “On Monday at 11:00am Philadelphia airport workers, faith and community groups will gather at City Hall to celebrate the historic win for low-wage airport workers and call for Philadelphia to become the next city to raise the wage for airport and other subcontracted workers.

The national movement to raise the minimum wage gained momentum this week when New Jersey voters approved a constitutional amendment for $8.25 an hour and President Obama yesterday expressed his enthusiastic support for a federal raise to $10.10 an hour.”

11am. City Hall, Northeast Corner. [UPDATE: POSTPONED]

Logan/Olney Epic Stakeholders.
5pm. 1100 W Rockland Ave.

Royal Theater Public Meeting – discussing history and next steps with Universal Companies.
6pm, The Bainbridge Club, 1529 Bainbridge St.

South of South Safety Meeting.
6:30pm. SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian St.

East Torresdale Civic Association meeting.
7pm. Liberty Evangelical Free Church, Linden Ave. and Milnor St.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

South of South Architectural Review Committee.
8am. SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian St.

City Council Committee of the Whole.

An Ordinance amending Title 4 “The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code.”

An Ordinance amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code.”

An Ordinance amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions,” by adding new rules and obligations pertaining to construction licenses and renewals of those licenses; creating demolition licenses and increasing fines for expediters that falsify information, all under certain terms and conditions.

Resolution urging the Commonwealth Review and Advisory Committee (RAC), the State Legislature and the Governor to support, review and alter the codes adoption process to ensure the well-being, health and safety of all Pennsylvania residents.

Resolution authorizing the formation of a Hazardous Material Policy Group, to consider and make recommendations on the abatement of additional hazardous substances at demolition sites prior to demolition and to report its findings to the Special Investigating Committee on Demolition Practices.

Resolution calling on the Philadelphia Department of Licenses & Inspections to strengthen oversight and enforcement of the construction and demolition industry through effective use of technology by reporting on technology improvement opportunities and further reporting annually on the status of 71 recommendations proposed by the Special Investigating Committee on Demolition Practices in Philadelphia.

Resolution calling on Mayor Michael A. Nutter to immediately issue an Executive Order to require enforcement functions at the Department of Licenses and Inspections to report to the Department of Public Safety, as recommended by the Special Investigating Committee on Demolition Practices in Philadelphia.

10am. City Hall, Room 400

Friends of Nebinger Night. “Eat, drink and help the George W. Nebinger School on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Bainbridge Street Barrel House.  The Bainbridge Street Barrel House is offering 25% of all food and drink purchase to help benefit Nebinger.”
5pm. Bainbridge Street Barrel House, 625-627 6th St.

Code for Philly Meetup. “Stop by Devnuts any time between 5pm and 10pm to work on your civic technology project, to discover active projects, or to begin/improve your coding skills through civic service. No memberships are required, just bring a laptop be ready to jump into something.”
5pm. Devnuts, 908 N. 3rd St.

William Penn Epic Stakeholders.
5:30pm. 701 N 8th St.

Triangles Gateway Project Committee Meeting. “In partnership with Center City Residents’ Assocation, South Street West Business Association, and South of South Community Development Corporation, the Grays Ferry Triangles Committee has begun a study to improve the Grays Ferry Avenue traffic triangles area between South Street and Bainbridge.”
6pm. SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian St.

Point Breeze Community Development Corporation meeting.
6:30pm. 2001 Federal St.

Holmesburg History Workshop. “Holmesburg residents interested in learning about their neighborhood’s history can join the discussion, which takes place monthly before the Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.”
6:30pm. Holmesburg Rec Center, Rhawn and Ditman St.

Somerton Civic Association Meeting.
7pm. Walker Lodge 306, 1290 Southampton Rd.

Tacony Civic Association Meeting.
7pm. Disston Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4500 Tyson Ave.

Holmesburg Civic Association Meeting.
7:15pm. Holmesburg Rec Center, Rhawn and Ditman St.

Fishtown Neighbors Association community meeting. Discussion of new Vietnamese restaurant at 308 E. Girard Ave.
7pm. Fishtown Rec. Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave.

PSCA Zoning Committee Meeting.
7pm. Annunciation BVM Church Hall, 1511 S. 10th St.

Queen Village Neighbors Association zoning meeting.
7:30pm. Weccacoe Playground Building, 400 Catherine St.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

City Council Committee on Commerce:
An Ordinance amending The Philadelphia Code by replacing the term “ex-offender” with the term “Returning Citizen,” and by making conforming changes, under certain terms and conditions.
10am. City Hall, Room 400.

City Council Appropriations Committee:
An Ordinance amending an ordinance approved June 25, 2013 (Bill No. 130180), adopting the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, by making certain additional appropriations needed to meet the costs of the formerly appealed 2009 arbitration award for Local 22 of the International Association of Firefighters for health and legal services that were not included in the adopted Fiscal Year 2014 operating budget.

11am. City Hall, Room 400.

12th District Workshop.
6pm. 12th District Police Department, 65th and Woodland.

Lawncrest Recreation Center Advisory Council.
7pm. Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave.

East Kensington Neighborhood Association zoning meeting.
7:15pm. Circle of Hope, 2007 Frankford Ave.

Queen Village Neighbors Association dog committee.
7:30pm. Weccacoe Playground Building, 400 Catherine St.

Fox Chase Homeowner’s Association and Town Watch Meeting.
7:30pm. Cpl. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 336, 7976 Oxford Ave.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Southwest Epic Stakeholders.
12pm. John Bartram High School, 2401 S. 67th St.

South of South Economic Development Meeting.
7pm. SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian St.

Burlholme Civic Association Meeting.
7pm. United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, Cottman and Lawndale

Tacony/Holmesburg Town Watch meeting.
7pm. Disston Baptist Church, Torresdale Ave. and Disston St.

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