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  • City of Harrisburg-N. 3rd ST. STREET CLOSURE 4.11.14 (POSTPONED)

    THIS CLOSURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT OUT WHEN A NEW DATE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE CITY. CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N 3RD ST From: WALNUT ST To: MARKET ST Date/Time from: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 9:00 AM Date/Time to: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 3:00 PM Type ofRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE & CRANE SETTING NOTIFICATION

    Street Name: STATE ST From: N 2ND ST To: N 3RD ST Date/Time from: 4/25/2014, FRIDAY, 9:00 AM (09:00) Date/Time to: 4/25/2014, FRIDAY, 3:00 PM (15:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE & PARTIAL CLOSURE Closure Info: THE EAST BOUND SECTION OF STATE STREET WILL BE CLOSED  FOR A CRANE SETTING TO LIFT EQUIPMENT ONTO THE ROOF OF 231Read more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE MEETING ON WATER BILLS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andrew Bliss 717.421.5861 CAPITAL REGION WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE MEETING ON WATER BILLS NEXT THURSDAY AT THE YWCA GREATER HARRISBURG CUSTOMERS MAY SEE CHANGES IN THEIR BILL AS MORE METERS ARE ACCURATELY READ When: Thursday, May 8th 6 – 8PM Where: YWCA Greater Harrisburg, 1101 Market Street HARRISBURG (May 1, 2014):Read more →

  • Can Harrisburg Come Back?

    Some cities end up on the ash heap of history; others, like Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, are undone by ash heaps. Harrisburg’s foolhardy investment in its aging incinerator over a decade ago nearly bankrupted the city. Propelled by profligate politicians and unscrupulous developers, the project forced Harrisburg into state receivership, turning Pennsylvania’s capital city into a nationalRead more →

  • American Red Cross will honor central Pennsylvania’s heroes

    American Red Cross will honor central Pennsylvania’s heroes

    American Red Cross will honor central Pennsylvania’s heroes Deb Kiner | dkiner@pennlive.com By Deb Kiner | dkiner@pennlive.com The Patriot-News The American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley will hold its “Spirit of the Hero” program at 5 p.m. March 25 in Milton Hershey School’s Founders Hall to honor people in a seven-county area that tookRead more →

  • (UPDATE) PRESS CONFERENCE FOR CITY HALL BEAUTIFUL FUND RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK

    The press conference for the City Hall Beautiful fund donations is cancelled for today and being rescheduled for next week to allow workers to complete repairs. Workers are still completing painting of the Public Safety rooms and installing flooring.  We will issue a new press release shortly with a new date for the tour ofRead more →

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Harrisburg’s City Council is the Legislative Branch of City government.  The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at large.  The City Council President is elected by the Council members and presides over the Council meetings.  In the event of illness or absence, the Vice-President presides over the meetings.

City Council considers and evaluates legislative concerns through a study committee structure consisting of committees on Administration, Budget & Finance, Building & Housing, Community & Economic Development, Parks, Recreation & Enrichment, Public Safety, and Public Works.  City Council also confirms all department directors and certain other Mayoral appointees.  Council is also required, by the Third Class Optional City Code of Pennsylvania, to pass an annual budget by December 31st of each fiscal year.

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