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Agendas, Minutes and More on Philadelphia City Council's Legislative Information Center

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Philadelphia's City Council's Legislative Information Center is the primary source for accessing bills, finding the bill history and obtaining transcripts of hearings (see our blogs Finding Bills and Resolutions and Finding Transcripts for more information). This site also provides access to the Council's calendar, rules and more.

The Calendar is accessible from the main toolbar.

It offers the researcher a preview of the Council's upcoming schedule as well as gives an overview of what happened on previous days. It provides agendas and minutes when available. According to the Search Help page, fields searched are: name, date, time, location/comments and action notes. Action notes can be helpful; to ensure these are being searched, make sure to check the notes box.

In addition to information related to particular bills and resolutions, use City Council's Legislative Information Center to find the Rules of Council and the Who's My Council Member tool. The Rules are for the government of the Council and cover procedures for a quorum, meeting schedules, committees, public comment, etc. The Who's My Council Member tool helps users quickly find which Council Member represents a particular district.