December 23, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans Health Department, in partnership with the New Orleans-based Center for Restorative Approaches, launched a new project to promote conflict resolution in schools. As part of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s comprehensive murder reduction strategy, NOLA FOR LIFE, the program will expand the use of restorative approaches in New Orleans public schools.
December 22, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu provided an end of the year recap on integrated infrastructure improvements across the New Orleans by completed by the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) and City’s Department of Public Works (DPW).
December 16, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that the Taxicab and For Hire Vehicle Bureau has re-opened the application process for qualified individuals or companies to apply for Certificates of Public Necessity and Convenience (CPNCs). The application window has been reopened to allow the application and hearing process to reflect the changes in industry regulations which the City Council adopted since the last application period.
December 15, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans’ Civil Service Commission approved rules that will create a new category of leave for employees during the childbirth and adoption process. The new “Parental Leave,” as part of Mayor Landrieu’s Great Place to Work Initiative, grants additional weeks of paid leave on top of the employee’s accumulated sick and annual leave.
December 10, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join Wells Fargo Senior Vice President Hugh Rowden at the New Orleans East Hospital to announce a new workforce grant to the City of New Orleans. The $500,000 award will enhance the City’s ability to connect underemployed and unemployed residents to healthcare and advanced manufacturing sector careers through Mayor Landrieu’s Economic Opportunity Strategy.
December 09, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Prep Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Pelicans-Cavaliers game at the Smoothie King Center on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.
December 08, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, more than 150 citizens of New Orleans, neighborhood organization leaders, community-based service provider agencies, the local business community, faith leaders, government stakeholders, educational institutions and philanthropic organizations from across the city are participating in the NOLA FOR LIFE Symposium, hosted by Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
December 05, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Saturday, Dec. 6, polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to contact the Registrar of Voters with any questions or problems voting. Voters can identify their polling locations by name, parish or address here. Voters must bring a valid ID to their polling location.
December 04, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Senior Advisor for Economic Development to the Mayor Aimee Quirk announced that, after over four years of service to the City, she will leave her post to pursue opportunities in the private sector, effective December 31, 2014.
December 04, 2014
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NEW ORLEANS, LA– In light of the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement:
“America's promise pledges indivisibility and justice for all, yet we are divided by race, class and inequity. The most challenging issues on the streets of our cities are now on display.