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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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November 04, 2015

City Wins Appeal of FEMA Flood Maps for Algiers Point Area

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City announced that FEMA ruled in favor of the City’s appeal of the 2014 Revised Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps, which incorrectly placed Algiers Point area within a flood hazard area and that significant improvements completed by the City and Sewerage and Water Board since the revised maps were developed were not taken into account. The revision to the flood map will help make flood insurance more affordable for area residents.

November 03, 2015

City Celebrates Completion of Michoud Front Door Infrastructure Improvement Project

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City officials and business leaders to celebrate the completion of the $6.2 million Michoud Front Door Infrastructure Improvement Project. The project included sustainable, environmentally integrated storm water management improvements which were designed to help create additional and continued private investment in one of the city’s key recovery areas in the Michoud neighborhood. 

November 03, 2015

Monthly Online Auction for Adjudicated Properties on Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans will host its fifth in a series of online monthly auctions for adjudicated properties on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., subject to a rolling close in the case of last-minute competitive bidding. The City is scheduled to sell 49 properties throughout the community, where winning bidders will receive full ownership and title insurance for each property. 

October 30, 2015

City Health Department Announces Start of Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans Health Department and its partners announced that the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace) begins on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Residents and small businesses are encouraged to visit the Marketplace at healthcare.gov   to directly compare and purchase private health insurance options, often for lower costs.

October 29, 2015

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Events on Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events for the weekend of Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2015. The public is encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

October 29, 2015

City Recommends Residents Move Trick-or-Treating Activities to Friday, Oct. 30

NEW ORLEANS – Due to the forecast for this weekend, the City of New Orleans is recommending that residents move Halloween activities, including trick-or-treating, to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The National Weather Service’s current forecast predicts showers with probable thunderstorms for the evening of Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, and a strong possibility of showers during the daytime.

October 28, 2015

City Reminds Residents to Take Precautions in Advance of Rainy Weather Halloween Weekend

NEW ORLEANS – Due to the forecast for this weekend, the City of New Orleans is reminding residents to take precautions, monitor weather conditions and make Halloween plans accordingly. The National Weather Service’s current forecast predicts a 70 percent chance of showers with probable thunderstorms for the evening of Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, and a 40 percent chance of showers during the daytime.

October 28, 2015

S&P Updates City's Credit Rating Two Levels to A+

NEW ORLEANS  – Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services today upgraded its long-term and underlying rating from ‘A-’ to ‘A+’ on the City of New Orleans’ general-obligation debt and issued a positive outlook for all ratings. This is the third S&P rating upgrade for the City of New Orleans since Mitch Landrieu became mayor in 2010 – the first upgrade occurred in 2013 to ‘BBB+’ from ‘BBB,’ the second occurred earlier this year from ‘BBB+’ to ‘A-'.

October 28, 2015

Mayor Landrieu and RTA Announce $10 Million Grant for New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans announced today that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) more than $10 million in grant funding to develop a new ferry terminal at the end of Canal Street through the Obama’s Administration’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery VII (TIGER) competitive grant program. 

October 28, 2015

Mayor Landrieu and RTA Announce $10 Million Grant for New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans announced today that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) more than $10 million in grant funding to develop a new ferry terminal at the end of Canal Street through the Obama’s Administration’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery VII (TIGER) competitive grant program. 

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