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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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October 03, 2014

City Launches NoticeMe, A New Online Tool For Receiving Early Notification of Land-Use Changes

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans launched a new early notification online tool to inform citizens of land-use information and of opportunities for public comment on proposed land-use changes. The NoticeMe app, now available at noticeme.nola.gov, generates custom emails filtered by meeting date, geography, and type of issue. 

October 02, 2014

City Adopts New Parking Policy for Mobility Impaired Residents and Visitors

NEW ORLEANS– Today, the New Orleans City Council passed an ordinance that will eliminate fees for disabled residents and visitors as part of an ongoing effort to make New Orleans more accessible for those who are physically disabled. 

October 02, 2014

City Installing New Parking Meters Downtown

NEW ORLEANS, LA – This week, the City of New Orleans began installing new, improved solar-powered parking meters downtown. Rollout of the new meters is phased with the transition occurring first in the Central Business District and then the French Quarter. All existing meters will be replaced citywide by the end of this year.

October 01, 2014

City Requests Proposals for Redevelopment of 2 Canal Street

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Building Corporation are seeking qualifications and proposed development concepts from experienced real estate developers for the redevelopment of the 33-story building and site of the former World Trade Center located at 2 Canal Street.

October 01, 2014

New Orleans Recreation Development Commission to Host Job Fair

NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announced that it will hold a job fair for part-time site supervisors on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the NORDC Milne Campus, 5420 Franklin Avenue.

October 01, 2014

GE Foundation Commits $1.5 Million to Support New Orleans Skills and Economic Development

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The GE Foundation announced today a $1.5 million grant to help fill the advanced manufacturing and water management skills gap in New Orleans.  This grant will support Delgado Community College’s ongoing efforts to train certified water infrastructure personnel to work at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans.

September 30, 2014

City of New Orleans Celebrates St. Charles Avenue Streetcar Line Recognition as a National Historic Landmark

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the United States Department of the Interior announced that the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar Line has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Operating since 1835, the St. Charles Streetcar Line is the nation’s oldest continuously operating streetcar line in the world. National Historic Landmarks are historic places that possess exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.

September 30, 2014

Media Advisory: GE Foundation to Announce Grant to Support New Orleans Skills and Economic Development

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, the GE Foundation will announce a multi-year grant to support the development of advanced manufacturing and water management skills in New Orleans. The program will support Delgado Community College’s ongoing efforts to train certified water infrastructure personnel, helping to fill critical infrastructure jobs by connecting job seekers to opportunities at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans.

September 30, 2014

Renaissance RX Announces 425-Job Biomedical Expansion in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Today, LED Secretary Stephen Moret and Renaissance RX founder and CEO Tarun Jolly announced the biomedical company will create at least 425 new direct jobs and make an $8 million capital investment in a new headquarters location in the Central Business District of New Orleans. Founded in 2012 with five employees at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Renaissance RX has experienced rapid growth.

September 26, 2014

Stallings Gentilly Pool to Remain Open Until Friday, Oct 10, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announced that the Stallings Gentilly Pool at 1600 Gentilly Blvd. will remain open daily until Friday, October 10, 2014.

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