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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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December 30, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Touts 2014 Success in Tourism, Special Events, Film

NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu noted the tremendous success of the cultural economy and tourism sectors in 2014 as the city hosted record-breaking, world-class events, received global tourism accolades, attracted major film projects, and continued improvements to the permitting process for special event organizers.

December 30, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Provides End of the Year Update on Successful 2014 Capital Improvement Program

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Landrieu recorded the 2014 progress in completing construction and breaking ground on new facility and capital improvement projects citywide. In 2014, the City completed twenty-three priority facilities with a total investment of over $88.8 million. Since May 2010, the Landrieu Administration has completed 136 capital improvement projects across New Orleans totaling $223 million.

December 29, 2014

Mayor Landrieu to Highlight Major Accomplishments of 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA –TODAY, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and city officials will highlight 2014 advancements for the City of New Orleans.

This year, the City has made great strides in improving infrastructure across the city, creating jobs, offering new recreational opportunities for children and families, making the City a great place to work, and providing pathways to prosperity for all citizens.
 

December 23, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Applauds 2014 Opportunities Provided to Children and Families Across New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City of New Orleans applauded a year of progress for the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission, including improved athletic programs, openings of recreational sites across the city, and successful summer and fall programming.

December 23, 2014

NOLA FOR LIFE, City of New Orleans Health Department and Center for Restorative Approaches Launch Effort to Promote Conflict Resolution in Schools

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

City Provides 2014 End of Year Update on Integrated Infrastructure Improvements

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

City Re-Opens Application Process For Certificates of Public Necessity and Convenience Due to Changes in Industry Regulations

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

Civil Service Commission Approves Parental leave for City of New Orleans Employees

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

Wells Fargo Commits $500,000 to Support Workforce Development in New Orleans

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

City Issues Reminders in Advance of Events on Friday, Dec. 12, 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.

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