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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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April 02, 2015

City Hall Closed Friday

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans City Hall and City offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 3, 2015, in observance of the Easter holiday. Emergency personnel will operate as normal and will not be affect by this closure. City Hall will re-open at 8:00 a.m., Monday, April 6, 2015.

 

April 01, 2015

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Gert Town

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory to extend the closure of Drexel Drive in Gert Town near Xavier University to safely accommodate pile driving operations for an elevated pedestrian crossing over Washington Avenue, the Washington Avenue Drainage Canal and Drexel Drive. 
 

March 31, 2015

City to Host American Mosquito Control Association Field Demonstration Day

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow at NOON, Dr. Claudia Riegel, director of the New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTRC), will be available to discuss the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) Field Demonstration Day being held at the NOMTRC headquarters at 2100 Leon C. Simon Drive in New Orleans.

March 31, 2015

City Launches New Smoke Alarm Initiative Based on Data Analytics

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans will soon launch a new initiative that will bring together the New Orleans Fire Department and the Office of Performance and Accountability to reduce the number of fatalities in New Orleans caused by structure fires. 

March 31, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Welcome Francophone Mayors to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — TODAY, Mayor Landrieu will welcome leaders of the International Association of Francophone Mayors (A.I.M.F.) who are visiting New Orleans as part of their annual conference that brings together French-speaking mayors from the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa to discuss major initiatives of the A.I.M.F., including the development of tourism in Francophone cities and the contribution of the French language in political, economic and artistic development.

March 30, 2015

City of New Orleans Selected as Finalist for the City Accelerator

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans has been selected as a finalist for the City Accelerator, an initiative of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation that works with cities to help accelerate the adoption of innovative practices to improve the quality of life for residents. 

March 27, 2015

City Issues $65 Million in Taxable Public Improvement Bonds to Improve Roads and Public Facilities Saving Taxpayers Millions

NEW ORLEANS – This week, the City of New Orleans successfully sold $65 million in taxable public improvement bonds to improve streets, parks and playgrounds, public libraries and other public buildings. The sale came on the heels of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) upgrading the City’s credit rating to A- from BBB+ due to economic growth and sound fiscal management by the Landrieu Administration. 

March 27, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Announces Economic Development and Economic Opportunity Appointments

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced he has appointed two senior officials to help lead the City’s efforts to strengthen economic development and create more economic opportunities for New Orleans residents. Landrieu appointed Rebecca Conwell to serve as the Mayor’s senior advisor for economic development and Ashleigh Gardere as the Mayor’s senior advisor for economic opportunity and director of the City’s Network for Economic Opportunity.

March 27, 2015

Season Eight of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues This Weekend

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory to temporarily close portions of Washington Avenue and Drexel Drive in the Gert Town neighborhood near Xavier University. The City is currently constructing an elevated pedestrian crossing over Washington Avenue, the Washington Avenue Drainage Canal and Drexel Drive.

March 27, 2015

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Gert Town

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory to temporarily close portions of Washington Avenue and Drexel Drive in the Gert Town neighborhood near Xavier University. The City is currently constructing an elevated pedestrian crossing over Washington Avenue, the Washington Avenue Drainage Canal and Drexel Drive.

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