October 20, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an executive order establishing a Firefighters Pension Reform Working Group - an official Mayoral Advisory Committee - which is tasked with recommending changes to ensure the fund is sustainable and affordable for retirees, active firefighters, the City of New Orleans and taxpayers.
October 20, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA— On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will kick off another series of Business Information Sessions designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources.
October 18, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA—On Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Pelicans and PlayNOLA will kick off season seven of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which focuses on providing safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support. The Pelicans, who have sponsored the program for all seven seasons, will be joined by new sponsor Brian Egana, President of Circular Consulting, LLC.
October 17, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA—On Saturday, October 18, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Pelicans and PlayNOLA will kick off season seven of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which focuses on providing safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men through basketball, mentorship and support.
October 16, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State officials, and FEMA celebrated the opening of the new $4.3 million New Orleans Fire Department Engine 39 Fire Station at 5600 North Claiborne Ave. in the Lower Ninth Ward.
October 15, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu provided remarks as part of a panel discussion hosted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, entitled “Developing Economic Opportunities.” The panel discussion will explore the collaborative efforts between workforce agencies, community groups, business and philanthropy to spur economic growth for New Orleans residents with a focus on building economic pathways for New Orleans youth.
October 14, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, NOPD Interim Superintendent Michael Harrison and other City officials will kick off the 2014 New Orleans Night Out Against Crime at Federal City, located at 2300 General Meyer Ave. in Algiers.
October 13, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – As severe weather continues throughout the evening of Monday, October 13, 2014, the City is reminding residents to monitor weather conditions and stay alert.
October 13, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that it will hold a medical needs emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 to promote hurricane preparedness. During this exercise, teams of volunteers from the New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans Medical Reserve Corps, and the U.S. Public Health Service will visit the homes of 140 medically at-risk citizens.
October 10, 2014
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NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State officials, and FEMA celebrated the opening of the new $4.6 million Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. Club House in Pontchartrain Park. The new, 8,500 square foot Club House includes communal dining and concession areas, a pro-shop, computer classroom community meeting space and administrative offices.