Philly Stat Economic Development and Transportation 21709

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Economic Development and Transportation
Department of Commerce, Philadelphia City Planning Commission, Department of Licenses & Inspections, Department of Streets

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Philly Stat Economic Development and Transportation 21709

  1. 1. philly.stat City of Philadelphia Economic Development & Transportation Department of Commerce, Philadelphia City Planning Commission, Department of Licenses and Inspections, Department of Streets Date: February 17, 2009
  2. 2. Economic Development and Transportation Economic Development
  3. 3. Economic Development Main Components of the City’s Economic Development Strategy Fix the basics 1. Spur targeted industry sector and small business growth 2. Create a strong, skilled workforce 3. Build sustainable neighborhoods and stimulate housing markets 4. Improve key regional assets 5.
  4. 4. Economic Development Economic Opportunity – The Arc of Development Philadelphia Land Use: The need for a new comprehensive plan
  5. 5. Economic Development Economic Opportunity – The Arc of Development Principles Productively reuse abandoned 1. industrial land Strengthen and grow already 2. healthy commercial and industrial areas Create better connections 3. between neighborhoods and city amenities Practice environmental 4. stewardship Remove obsolete and derelict 5. structures
  6. 6. Economic Development and Transportation Department of Commerce
  7. 7. Economic Development Department of Commerce Organization Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff’s Director of Office Commerce Office of Office of Operations & Neighborhoods & Development Administration Business Services Initiatives Contract Management Business Services Policy & Program Monitoring Neighborhood Real Estate Office Business Services Development Management/HR Office of Economic Business Accounting Opportunity Attraction
  8. 8. Economic Development Department of Commerce – 10/20/30% Scenarios
  9. 9. Economic Development and Transportation City Planning Commission
  10. 10. Economic Development Philadelphia City Planning Commission Mandates City Planning Commission Charter-Mandated Responsibilities:  Prepare, adopt and modify a comprehensive plan of the city ̶ Prepare and annual capital program and budget ̶ Prepare proposed zoning ordinances, maps, and amendments ̶ Prepare regulations concerning the subdivision of land ̶ Make recommendations to City Council on the foregoing, in addition to the ̶ acquisition or sale of City real estate
  11. 11. Economic Development Philadelphia City Planning Commission Budget Reductions Scenarios
  12. 12. Economic Development and Transportation Department of Licenses and Inspections
  13. 13. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – Mission & Vision One Vision: L&I is the nation’s leading code enforcement agency  ̶ At it’s core, the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) exists to enforce the Philadelphia code and through education and enforcement of the code thereby protect the citizens of the City of Philadelphia. ̶ To fulfill the core mission, the following core services should be preserved. Core Services of L&I – Life Safety Services  ̶ Core services and services that we should strive to preserve include: Identification and enforcement of unsafe, vacant and imminently dangerous buildings  Emergency duty response  Enforcement of the Fire Code  Inspection of construction activities and enforcement of building Code  Clean and seal unsafe buildings  Identification and enforcement of Property Maintenance Code  Issue building permits  Issue zoning/use permits  Review building plans  Review zoning plans 
  14. 14. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – Budget Baseline Operations Division $6,736,621 28%  Development Division $7,371,341 30%  Administrative Division $2,880,073 12%  Demolition $7,200,000 30%  Total FY10 Budget $24,188,035  14
  15. 15. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – 10/20/30% Scenarios 15
  16. 16. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – Performance Scorecard 16
  17. 17. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – Best Practices Research Illinois  ̶ Consolidate of departments ̶ Increased certification training for existing inspectors San Diego  ̶ Conducting a fee study to determine fee increases ̶ Considering a reduction-in-force process ̶ Not filling vacant positions Minnesota  ̶ 4 day work weeks ̶ Limiting use of city-vehicles ̶ Cross-training ̶ Not filling position vacancies ̶ Removal of non-critical cell phones Arizona  ̶ Appear to be “ok” for this fiscal year ̶ Spending needs to be justified 17
  18. 18. Economic Development Licenses and Inspections – Overtime Costs (FY08 & 09) 18
  19. 19. Economic Development and Transportation Department of Streets
  20. 20. Economic Development Street Department – Reduction Scenarios Fiscal 2010 FY 2009 Plan $12,662,285 $25,324,572 Estimate $37,986,857 $126,622,858 $113,960,573 $101,298,286 $88,636,001 10% 20% 30% Target Reduction Target Budget
  21. 21. Economic Development Street Department – Sustainable Litter Baskets Solar powered  Automatic compaction  Allows for recyclables  Reduced collection frequency 
  22. 22. Reform Agenda Development Process
  23. 23. Reform Agenda Development Process Review Scope: to create a simple, efficient and cost effective business process  for issuing development permits Project timeline:  Task 1: Review of existing development permitting process ̶ (11/20/08 – 9/1/09) Task 2: Process re-engineering and implementation ̶ (9/1/09 – 12/31/09) Task 3: Software acquisition and implementation ̶ (1/1/10 – 6/1/10)
  24. 24. Reform Agenda Civic Engagement Dialog Sessions Wednesday, February 18th  Mastery Charter School, Pickett Campus, Wayne and W. Chelten Avenues, Germantown Thursday, February 19th  St. Monica's Catholic School, 16th and Porter Streets, South Philadelphia Monday, February 23rd  Pinn Memorial Baptist Church 54th Street near Woodcrest Avenue, Overbrook
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