Councilman Jones partnered with other city officials to revitalize the 54th Street Commercial Corridor by opening the Wynne Senior Residence. The new facility, the former Wynne Theater, will highlight 51-unit apartment building that will be more affordable for the Seniors of the community.
A bill that was introduced by the Councilman in May of 2016 designed for the purpose eliminating loopholes that were being exploited that caused home owners to be foreclosed on without adequate warning.
The Fourth Councilmanic District is responsible for funding $29,201 that it took to cover the design ideas for the playground construction of the McMichael park in East Falls. With community and capital funding the park will come into existence.
In a firm display of unity, four City Council members pledged to push for diversity and inclusion in the city’s $500 million Rebuild initiative. In a meeting with the Tribune last week, the Democrats — Cindy Bass, Maria Qunones-Sanchez, Derek Green and Curtis Jones Jr. — assured the existence of at least nine (votes either for or against the legislation if goals around those issues are not met.
City Council and the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) on Monday announced a commitment to develop up to $345 million in energy efficiency projects that will yield cost savings for schools and help address the District’s capital improvement needs.