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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Mosquito, Termite & Rodent Control Board

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 658-2400
Email:mosquitocontrol@nola.gov
Website:http://www.nola.gov/en/RESIDENTS/Mosquito-Termite-and-Rodent-Control-Board/

Purpose

The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite & Rodent Control Board administers and evaluates pest control activities. The board aims to decrease the incidence of disease transmission, economic loss and medical emergencies caused by pests by managing pest populations through a series of integrated approaches including surveillance, source reduction, biological control, sanitation, community education and adult/larval abatement operations. 

Composition

Ten members.

  • The City Council selects one councilmember;
  • The Mayor or a designee;
  • The Director of the Department of Health;
  • The Director of the Department of Parks and Parkways; and
  • The Mayor appoints six members with the approval of the City Council.

Term Length

Six years; Ex-officio members serve terms concurrent with time in respective office.

(Created by: La. R.S. 33:7721; City Charter Sec. 4-2101, et seq.)

 
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Last updated: 6/26/2014 10:16:10 PM

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