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2016 Shredding Event

The 10th Annual SCSSD Document Shredding Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2016. SCSSD residents, be sure to check your mailbox in March for a related event flyer mailing with details on shredding times and locations.

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Tree Pruning Project Completed!

SCSSD is proud to report its contractor recently completed a massive District-wide Street Tree Pruning Project.  In supplement to City tree care services, SCSSD fully funded this project, which began in August 2015 and ended in January 2016.  A total of 1,402 trees were pruned over the course of 81 work days.

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Cleaning Numbers - January 2016

During the month of January 2016, the SCSSD Cleaning Team collected a total of 593 bags of litter, leaves, and debris.  This collection had a combined weight over 7.8 tons!

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All Wars Memorial

SCSSD proudly funded the installation of the “All Wars Memorial” and surrounding landscape at 15th Street & Moyamensing Avenue to serve as a tribute to the great men and women who served and continue to serve our great country.  We cannot thank you enough for your service! 

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Bulbs on Broad!

In partnership with PennDOT and Gale Nurseries, SCSSD funded and recently completed a daffodil bulb planting project in the center grass medians along S. Broad Street, between Packer Avenue and Hartranft Street. A total of 30,000 daffodil bulbs were delivered from Holland and installed here in South Philly by a special tractor plow in various winding and curving patterns throughout the medians.

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Cleaning Team - 2015 in Review

In 2015, the SCSSD Cleaning Team worked over 10,330 hours, collecting over 339,630 pounds of litter, leaves, and debris.  That's equivalent to over 169 tons!  In addition, the crew removed curbside weeds from all District streets, assisted neighbors with the pickup of bulk leaves, and collected 29 truckloads of fallen tree branches.

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Casino Reps Provide Update to Board

Stadium Casino representatives provided project updates to the SCSSD Board during the 12/15/2015 Annual Board Meeting.  A detailed update on the Live Hotel & Casino Project will be included in the upcoming winter issue of the SCSSD Newsletter.  SCSSD residents will receive the newsletter in the mail.

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The Sports Complex Special Services District, or SCSSD for short, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that serves approximately 9,000 residents living in 4,100 households surrounding the Sports Complex venues in South Philadelphia. 

SCSSD is engaged in a mission to:

  • Protect Community Interests
  • Improve Neighborhood Quality of Life
  • Promote Efficient Operation of Adjacent Sports Venues

SCSSD was established in 2002 and began active operations in March of 2003. In 2001, the three sports venue operators — Comcast-Spectacor, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Philadelphia Eagles — committed a combined $1 million annual contribution (with annual CPI adjustment) to fully fund SCSSD efforts and address the unique needs of South Philadelphia residents living in close proximity to an active, world-class Sports Complex. SCSSD is the only such district in the nation created for community benefit and financed entirely by local sports teams.

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