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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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December 23, 2013

Toys from Troy presented by NOLA FOR LIFE distributes over 400 holiday gifts to children

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews distributed over 400 gifts at the first annual holiday event, Toys from Troy. 

December 23, 2013

City announces City Hall holiday closures

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the City of New Orleans announced that City Hall will close at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 and remain closed all day on Wednesday, December 25, 2013.  Public Safety departments will maintain 24-hour operations.

December 23, 2013

State Police concludes “Operation Carpe Diem”

NEW ORLEANS – “An overwhelming success” is what State Police commanders are calling the final results of a 7 week, statewide intensive enforcement effort that has resulted in more than 1,000 criminal arrests, the seizure of more than $6 million in illegal drugs, recovery of over 100 illegal weapons and over 600 fugitive charges. 

December 23, 2013

Mayor Landrieu, state and local law enforcement agencies to announce results of seven-week statewide criminal interdiction campaign

NEW ORLEANS, LA TODAY Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join State and local law enforcement agencies to announce the results of Operation Carpe Diem, a seven-week statewide criminal interdiction campaign focused on the detection and apprehension of individuals involved in criminal activity.

December 20, 2013

City announces registration for 2014 Mardi Gras permit lottery

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that registration for fixed vendor location permits for the 2014 Carnival parade season will take place January 27-31, 2014.

December 20, 2013

Boil water advisory lifted for limited area of Venetian Isles

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in conjunction with the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has lifted the boil water advisory for residents and businesses in a limited area of Venetian Isles.

December 19, 2013

City to recycle Christmas trees for coastal restoration

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced today that the City will continue its program of recycling Christmas trees in an effort to promote the restoration of Louisiana’s wetlands and to assist in the protection of the Louisiana coastline.

December 19, 2013

Health Commissioner Dr. Karen DeSalvo announces departure from City Hall

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, New Orleans Health Commissioner and Senior Health Policy Advisor Dr. Karen DeSalvo announced that she will leave her post on January 10, 2014 to assume a Presidential appointment at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, D.C. 

December 18, 2013

Boil water advisory for limited area of Venetian Isles

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Residents and businesses in a limited area of Venetian Isles will experience low water pressure as a result of a water main break caused during work by a contractor. The repair is expected to take between four to five hours.

December 17, 2013

Mayor Landrieu and law enforcement officials highlight success of City's Group Violence Reduction Strategy in 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and federal, state, and local law enforcement officials highlighted the success of the City’s Group Violence Reduction Strategy (GVRS) and Multi-Agency Gang (MAG) Unit in 2013.

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