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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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April 06, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Announces Plan to Install Solar-Powered Trash Compactors for French Quarter and DDD

NEW ORLEANS- Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Department and Sanitation today unveiled a plan to install BigBelly solar-powered trash compactors in the French Quarter, Downtown Development District (DDD), and other high-profile locations throughout the city. The trash compactors will significantly reduce the frequency of trash collection, reduce overflows of litter, and secure trash containers.

April 02, 2015

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Events on Saturday, April 4, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the events scheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2015. Throughout these events, the public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for delays by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

April 02, 2015

Season Eight of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues This Weekend

NEW ORLEANS—On Saturday, the City of New Orleans, the New Orleans Pelicans and PlayNola will continue the eighth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball. Midnight Basketball provides safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men through the game of basketball. Mentorship and educational support are also key components of this initiative. 

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. 

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