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Elected Officials

Elected Officials

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City Council Representative

Councilman Mark Squilla – (D)
1st District (including Society Hill)
City Hall, Room 332
215-686-3458/3459
www.phlcouncil.com/MarkSquilla
mark.squilla@phila.gov

Other City, State, and Federal Elected Officials

Committee of Seventy
Elected officials for Philadelphia — City, State, and Federal

www.seventy.org/tools/elected-officials/philadelphia

Police

Police

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Fire, emergency, and police call 911. Always call 911 in the event of an emergency.
For general information: 215-686-3060

Bike officer Joe Ferrero, available as resource if needed in our area, but in emergency, call 911 first.
Officer Ferrero 215-375-0932 To register a chronic complaint with the Phila. Police Dept., go to this website—phillypolice.com and click on “I’d Like to report”. This goes to the top police officials.
PSA 3 (Police Service Area) Monthly Meetings. 
Meet with Captain Matthew James, Commander of the 6th Police District. The 6th District encompasses Lombard Street north to Poplar Street and Broad Street east to the Delaware River. This provides a chance for neighbors to have a forum with the 6th Police District on any issues of concern and to learn of the recent crime statistics.
            When: The second Tuesday of each month at 6 PM.
           Where: Penna. Hospital auditorium (enter off 8th Street)
To access all information about community meetings, and town hall meetings involving the police, go to phillypolice.com and click on districts/units. We are the 6th Police District from Walnut to north side of Lombard; the 3rd Police District for Lombard to South Street.”

 

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Trash and Recycling

Trash and Recycling

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Trash and recycling are picked up on the same day every week. Trash and recycling should be placed outside between 7:00 PM the day before and 7:00 AM the day of collection. Be sure to place all trash in a sturdy container with a lid or a sealed plastic bag. Container should weigh no more than 40 lbs.  For recycling you may use any sturdy plastic bin that holds 32 gallons or less. Clearly mark the bin “recycling.”

To learn more and to determine your trash and recycling collection day, go to the Philadelphia Streets Department website. Trash collection can be delayed by a day after a holiday or because of inclement weather.

Neighborhood Groups

Neighborhood Groups

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Society Hill Volunteer Organizations

Here are several of the organizations who raise funds for programs that benefit the residents and some of the historic sites of Society Hill:

The Independence Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is supported by the Friends of the Independence Branch of the Free Library. For more information send an email to friendsindependencebrance@gmail.com

Penn’s Village is an organization of central Philadelphia residents who work together to support our neighbors who wish to remain in their own homes as they age or have special needs.

Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks  raises funds for the upkeep of landmark buildings, two of which are located in Society Hill — the Powel House and the Physick House — and are open to the public.

Three Bears Park, also known as Delancey Park, raises funds for the upkeep of this small urban park and playground.

Friends of Independence National Historic Park is a non-profit that supports Independence National Historical Park.


Civic Organizations

Center City District

Center City Residents Association

Crosstown Coalition

South Street Headhouse District

Washington Square West Civic Association

Queen Village Neighbors Association

 

 

311

311

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Philly311 is Philadelphia’s non-emergency contact center. Call 311 for information or help with the City of Philadelphia government agencies or services from trash pick up to pothole repair.

You may call 311 Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, email at Philly311@phila.gov or visit the Philly311 website.

City Agencies

City Agencies

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Click on any of the links below to get more information from these City agencies.

Building Permit Information

City Government

Licenses and Inspections

Office of Property Assessment

Philadelphia Parking Authority

Trash and Recycling — Philadelphia Streets Department

 

 

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