Tag: City Council
$12 million of unpaid trash bills to be collected by City of Harrisburg with penalties and interest
By: Sean Guay Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Harrisburg City Council met for a legislative session on Tuesday and heard from City Treasure Dan Miller who answered […]
Plan to pay off Harrisburg debt relies on funding from American Rescue Plan Act
Harrisburg, Pa – The use of pandemic relief funds is being disputed in Harrisburg where city council supports paying off city debt, and current Mayor […]
Harrisburg city council candidate Carrie Fowler supports legalized prostitution
Carrie Fowler signaled support of a policy to de-criminalized prostitution and drug offenses in Harrisburg, similar to a policy recently announced by progressive officials in nearby Baltimore, Maryland.
Otto Banks does not regret voting for Harrisburg incinerator debt
Former Councilman Otto Banks voted for the incinerator debt and he stands by that vote saying, “All the information at that time, and with the financial condition of the city, it was essential that we vote in the affirmative to pass it,” stated former city council member Otto Banks. “We had no other plan in place. No other choices. We wanted to see Harrisburg grow and thrive and we knew we couldn’t build Camelot on a swamp of debt.”
Middletown Mayor Curry responds to allegations after Ian Reddinger was voted to replace Angela Lloyd as council President
James Curry today responded to allegations that the he and borough council members intentionally forced out council President Angela Lloyd, to be replaced by councilman Ian Reddinger, a key ally of Mayor Curry’s.
Attention Eastern University
This was an opportunity for the city to rent out space in the basement of the city government property, and Eastern University offered to spend $600,000 on building renovations.
The Comprehensive Plan Belongs to Harrisburg’s Citizens – By: Nevin J. Mindlin
Real community engagement and involvement is our only choice. The comprehensive plan is that medium.
The primary responsibility for the comprehensive plan rests with City Council.