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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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March 09, 2015

City Reminds Residents of Precautions During Severe Weather

NEW ORLEANS – In anticipation of severe weather forecasted for the area, the City is reminding residents to monitor weather conditions and stay alert. According to the National Weather Service, up to five inches of heavy rainfall will affect the area today through Thursday, March 12, 2015.

March 06, 2015

City Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless

The City is activating its Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight on Friday, March 6, 2015, as the National Weather Service forecasts the temperature or wind chill to fall below the plan’s activation threshold of 35 degrees. The City's freeze plan will be in effect to provide temporary shelter for homeless residents.

March 06, 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. 

March 05, 2015

Noise Variance Notice for the Iberville Neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans Health Department issued notices of noise variances to New Orleans residents in the Iberville neighborhood for Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 2015. Residents are advised to be patient and expect to hear loud noises outside of the normal hours outlined in the City’s noise ordinance.

March 05, 2015

City Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless

NEW ORLEANS — The City is activating its Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight on Thursday, March 5, 2015, as the National Weather Service forecasts the temperature or wind chill to fall below the plan’s activation threshold of 35 degrees. The City's freeze plan will be in effect to provide temporary shelter for homeless residents.

March 04, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Unveils 2015 Summer Youth Recreation and Job Opportunities

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials unveiled a robust package of recreation and job opportunities that are available to New Orleans youth this summer. Opportunities are available in all five city council districts through the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and NOLA Youth Works, the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program. In total, the City is committing over $3 million to summer programming this year.    

March 04, 2015

Fit NOLA and Tulane Prevention Research Center Launch Monthly #LiveFitNOLA Twitter Chats

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans Health Department’s Fit NOLA initiative and the Prevention Research Center at Tulane University are teaming up to launch live monthly Twitter chats themed #LiveFitNOLA. Their goal is to engage and educate locals with an open discussion about the culture of health in New Orleans through social media. 

March 04, 2015

Magazine Street Between Second Street and Fourth Street to be Closed to Traffic Thursday and Friday for Pavement Restoration

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for the upcoming closure of Magazine Street between Second Street and Fourth Street to permanently restore the roadway after the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans performed emergency sewer and water line repair work last week. 

March 03, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Announce Expo to Highlight Summer Youth Recreation and Job Opportunities

NEW ORLEANS - Tomorrow, Mayor Landrieu and City officials will announce plans to host an expo on Saturday, March 7 that will highlight a robust package of recreation and job opportunities available to New Orleans youth this summer. Opportunities will be available in all five city council districts through the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and NOLA Youth Works, the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program. 

March 03, 2015

City and NOPD Announce Third Open Enrollment for Police Community Advisory Board

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans and New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) announced its third open enrollment for Police Community Advisory Board (PCAB) membership. Open enrollment officially began on Sunday, March 1, 2015 for PCAB Advisory Groups across the city. Completed applications must be submitted by March 31, 2015.

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