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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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July 21, 2016

City Successfully Secures Final Settlement of $1.2 Billion from FEMA to Repair Hurricane Katrina-related Damage to New Orleans' Roads and Subsurface Infrastructure

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that FEMA has obligated $1.2 billion in recovery funds to repair Hurricane Katrina-related damage to New Orleans’ roadways and subsurface infrastructure, including water, sewer and drainage pipes. The settlement of $1.2 billion in previously unobligated recovery funds brings the total to over $2 billion secured under the Landrieu Administration for roads and subsurface infrastructure. 

July 20, 2016

City of New Orleans Joins White House in Data-Driven Justice Initiative to Disrupt Cycle of Incarceration

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that it has joined the White House’s Data-Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ) by committing to using data-driven strategies to help break the cycle of incarceration. New Orleans is one of 67 city, county and state governments that has committed to using these strategies to divert low-level offenders with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and change approaches to pre-trial incarceration.

July 19, 2016

New Orleans City Planning Commission Extends Open Application Period for Amendments to the City's Master Plan

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC) announced that it has extended the open application period for amendments to the City’s Master Plan until August 31, 2016.

July 19, 2016

Filming Notice for Residents and Businesses in the Central Business District

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents and businesses in the Central Business District.

July 19, 2016

City of New Orleans Earns Highest Honor in Performance Management for Third Time

NEW ORLEANS -- Today, the City of New Orleans announced that it has received a Certificate of Excellence for superior performance management efforts from the International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) Center for Performance Analytics™. The certificate program assesses a local government’s performance management program and encourages analysis of results by comparing to peers and gauging performance over time. 

July 19, 2016

Noise Variance for Mid-City

NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in Mid-City for Tuesday, July 19, 2016 through Thursday, July 21, 2016.

July 18, 2016

Statement from Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Shooting of Baton Rouge Law Enforcement Officers

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the shooting of Baton Rouge law enforcement officers.

July 15, 2016

Season Twelve of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Saturday, July 16, 2016, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA will continue the twelfth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

 

July 15, 2016

Director of Health Charlotte Parent Announces Departure from City Hall

NEW ORLEANS – Today, City of New Orleans Director of Health Charlotte Parent announced that after nine years of service to the City, she will leave her post on July 29, 2016, to become the Assistant Vice President of Community Affairs and Network Navigation for Louisiana-based, non-for-profit healthcare system LCMC Health. Parent joined the New Orleans Health Department in June 2007 and has served as the Director of Health since January 2014.

July 15, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, NORDC Remind Residents that July is National Parks and Recreation Month

NEW ORLEANS –Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) remind all residents to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. NORDC is encouraging everyone to experience the power of the City’s parks and recreation opportunities and to take advantage of free superhero-themed activities across the city for patrons of all ages.

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