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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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June 17, 2016

Traffic Advisory IPW Conference and New Orleans Pride this Weekend

NEW ORLEANS –Today, the City of New issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of parades and events scheduled for Saturday, June 18, 2016, until Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.

June 17, 2016

Mayor Landrieu to Deliver 2016 State of the City Address This Tuesday

NEW ORLEANS – On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will deliver the 2016 State of the City Address. The speech is open to the public. Those who are not able to attend are encouraged to follow @mayorlandrieu on Twitter for live tweeting of the event using the hashtag #NOLASOTC.

June 16, 2016

Heat Advisory for Thursday, June 16 until Friday, June 17

NEW ORLEANS—The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory in the New Orleans area from Thursday, June 16, at 11 a.m. until Friday, June 17, 2016, at 7 p.m. The weather forecast indicates that the heat index in New Orleans is expected to exceed 105 degrees, and these hot temperatures can become life-threatening if the proper precautions are not taken.

June 16, 2016

Harrell Pool and Clubhouse Closed until Further Notice to Repair Collapsed Sewer Line

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that Harrell Pool and Clubhouse at 2202 Leonidas St. will be closed to the public until further notice while the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) conducts repairs to a collapsed sewer line at the facility. 

June 16, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on Passing of Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the passing of Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier.

June 15, 2016

City's Network for Economic Opportunity to Host Community Meeting this Saturday in the Claiborne Corridor to Solicit Input for Updates to Master Plan

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that The Network for Economic Opportunity will host two community meetings to solicit input for updates to the City’s Master Plan for residents and community groups that live, work or worship in the Claiborne Corridor. 

June 15, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, Public Safety Officials to Discuss Preparations Ahead of New Orleans Pride 2016 Celebration

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join local, state and federal public safety officials to discuss preparations ahead of the New Orleans Pride 2016 celebration, which will take place this Friday, June 17, 2016, until Sunday, June 19, 2016.

June 15, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Calls on Federal Government to Make Homeland Security a Priority by Supporting Local Law Enforcement

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called on the United States federal government to make homeland security a priority by providing more resources to local law enforcement in wake of last weekend’s deadly terrorist attack in Orlando, FL. In an opinion editorial published on, Mayor Landrieu advocated for Congress to immediately fund a reinvigorated COPS Program to help local governments hire more police officers.

June 15, 2016

New Orleans Juvenile Justice Center Closed Today to Repair Sewer Line

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the City of New Orleans announced that the New Orleans Juvenile Justice Center at 1100 Milton St. in the St. Bernard Area neighborhood will be closed to the public today, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, so that the City and Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans can repair a clogged sewer line impacting the facility. 

June 14, 2016

City to Host #EquityNewOrleans Community Listening Session

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, the City of New Orleans will host a community listening session to launch #EquityNewOrleans, a citywide initiative to assess the role of equity in City government using a data-driven process that prioritizes stakeholder engagement. The results of this process can be used to inform the development of future strategies and decision-making within City government in order to build a more equitable New Orleans.

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