Alan Butkovitz

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Name: Alan Butkovitz
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

PICA likes Phila.'s 5-year plan

Claudia Vargas, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted:Monday, July 21, 2014, 6:55 PMPhiladelphia's finances are improving and are likely to continue doing so through 2019.The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA) board made that optimistic ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Did L&I overbill hundreds of property owners in 2012?

Claudia Vargas @InqCVargasPosted:Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:40 PMIf you were one of hundreds of bad neighbors who let your vacant Philadelphia property get so run-down a few years ago that the Department of Licenses and Inspections cleaned it, sealed ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

5 things to know today (7-17)

Here's what's happening today:1. Microsoft announced layoffs of 18,000 employees.2. That viral Comcast customer-service call? One former employee blames salary structure for "retention" team.3. City Controller Alan Butkovitz says that the Dept. of ... [Published Philadelphia Business Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Charter schools improve business practices

REGINA MEDINA, Daily News Staff Writer medinar@phillynews.com , 215-854-5985 Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014, 3:01 AMSOME OF Philadelphia's charter schools have taken heed of recommendations put forth in a stinging 2010 controller's report and, according ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

City controller’s report shows drop in home sales

City Controller Alan Butkovitz late last month released the monthly economic report for May, which witnessed a precipitous drop in home sales that put a drag on the city’s rebounding economy.The biggest year-over-year drops in house sales occurred in ... [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Gillen says Philly voters want a quality mayor in 2015

Terry Gillen appears to be serious about running for mayor. The former economic development official for Mayors Ed Rendell and Michael Nutter held a fundraiser at the Residences at Ritz Carlton last Monday.If Gillen jumps in the Democratic primary field, ... [Published News Works - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Fire commish: We're improving medic system

DAVID GAMBACORTA, Daily News Staff Writer gambacd@phillynews.com , 215-854-5994 Posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014, 3:01 AMFIRE COMMISSIONER Derrick Sawyer has fired back at the firefighters union in the yearslong battle over appropriate staffing level ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

In case of emergency, say a prayer?

DAVID GAMBACORTA & WILLIAM BENDER, Daily News Staff Writers gambacd@phillynews.com , 215-854-5994 Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014, 3:01 AMTUESDAY afternoon would've been a bad time to suffer a heart attack or other medical emergency in Philadelph ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Phila. Sheriff's Office falling down on financial reforms, audit finds

Troy Graham, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted: Monday, June 30, 2014, 6:26 PMThe Philadelphia Sheriff's Office has failed to enact a number of financial reforms it promised the Nutter administration it would make, City Controller Alan Butkovitz contended in ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Butkovitz report blasts Nutter, sheriff on reform effort

SEAN COLLINS WALSH, Daily News Staff Writer walshSE@phillynews.com , 215-854-4172 Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014, 3:01 AMCITY CONTROLLER Alan Butkovitz wants to know why the Nutter administration is not following through on an agreement intended to ... [Published Philly.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

5 stories to follow: June 27

Posted:Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:04 AMHere's your look at five stories to know about before the weekend:1. Showboat closing: The Showboat Atlantic City hotel and casino may be closing, and a union leader says employees are expected to receive layoff notices ... [Published Philly.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff's contracts violate city agreement

Sheriff Jewell WilliamsTravel DealsPhiladelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams has continued to award contracts, some to political contributors and friends, without the legal approvals required by a 2012 agreement with the Nutter administration.The Inquirer ... [Published Philly.com - Jun 26 2014]

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"It raises a serious concern when the City is over billing property owners," Butkovitz said in a news release. "if the city expects owners of these properties to pay the full amount on time, it needs to bill for the correct amount."
"harambee took the opportunity to act on our recommendations and subsequently made the necessary improvements" City Controller Alan Butkovitz said in a statement
"these changes show that our prior investigative report had a major impact on this charter school" Butkovitz said

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PICA likes Phila.'s 5-year plan [Published Philly.com - Jul 22 2014]
Did L&I overbill hundreds of property owners in... [Published Philly.com - Jul 17 2014]
5 things to know today (7-17) [Published Philadelphia Business Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Controller: L&I overcharged owners for property... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 17 2014]
Report: L&I Overcharged Philly Property Owners [Published NBC Philadelphia - Jul 17 2014]
Report: Charter schools improve business practices [Published Philly.com - Jul 11 2014]
Butkovitz sees progress in review of charter sc... [Published Philly.com - Jul 11 2014]
City controller’s report shows drop in home sales [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
Gillen says Philly voters want a quality mayor ... [Published News Works - Jul 07 2014]
Fire commish: We're improving medic system [Published Philly.com - Jul 05 2014]
In case of emergency, say a prayer? [Published Philly.com - Jul 03 2014]
Phila. Sheriff's Office falling down on financi... [Published Philly.com - Jul 01 2014]
Butkovitz report blasts Nutter, sheriff on refo... [Published Philly.com - Jun 30 2014]
Kenyatta Johnson Consultant Asks Staphmeal Blog... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
5 stories to follow: June 27 [Published Philly.com - Jun 27 2014]
Sheriff's contracts violate city agreement [Published Philly.com - Jun 26 2014]
Phila. development audit finds poor results [Published Daily Local News - Mar 30 2014]
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Pa. voters pick GOP lawyer for appeals court seat [Published Beaver County Times - Nov 06 2013]
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