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City Finances, Special Committee on[Record group 150]
- This Committee has ceased to function.
This Committee was given the power to review all of Philadelphia's financial administration. Some of its findings led to a call for a reorganization of the city government and the creation of the Philadelphia Charter Commission in 1949.
- Agency History
- Appointed by the Mayor and President of City Council pursuant to the Resolution of Council of 4 December 1947, and directed to determine if funds could be made available from City revenue sources to raise salaries of City employees; another Resolution of 1 March 1948 extended the life of the Committee and required that it extend its investigation to a review of the entire financial administration of the City government. The Committee's final report was presented to the Mayor and to City Council on 22 December 1948.
- Archival Records
- 150.1 Minutes (December 1947 - December 1948)
150.2 Reports to Mayor and City Council (1948)
150.3 Reports Received by Committee of 15 (1948)
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