Archive for September 2015

Urban Gardening in Philadelphia

National Geographic highlights Philadelphia’s long history of urban gardening. ”Pope Francis has written eloquently about the human need for green space: ‘We were not meant to be inundated by cement, asphalt, glass, and metal, and deprived of physical contact with nature.’ He chided cities for providing ‘beautiful and carefully manicured green spaces in so-called safer areas of cities, but not in the more hidden areas where the disposable of society live.’ But when the pope visits Philadelphia this weekend, he will be touring a city that is striving to ensure that its green space extends to all 1.5 million of its citizens . . .”

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Notice of Contract Opportunity (NCO) Technical Services

The Land Bank invites competitive bids from qualified GIS consultants to provide technical resources for the next phase of development for the organization’s GIS system architecture, web map applications and spatial tools. Respondents will provide qualified staff as subject matter experts (SMEs) as additional resources in a team environment. The respondent organization must have on staff SMEs with demonstrable project experience in four areas: data and systems architecture, web map application development, spatial tool design and User Experience (UX)/User Interface (UI) design.

RFQ for Technical Services (09-30-2015)


Attachment-Insurance Requirements

Attachment-Professional Services Agreement

Attachment-Tax Certification Form

Attachment-Campaign Disclosure Form

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October Board Meeting

The next Board of Directors meeting will be on

October 8, 2015

3:30 p.m.


  • Roll Call
  • Public Comment
  • Approval of Minutes for the meeting of September 10, 2015
  • Updates
  • Adjournment

This meeting is open to the public

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