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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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September 06, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, Greater New Orleans Foundation Donate an Additional $130,000 Raised by the NOLA PAY IT FORWARD Fund for Flood Relief

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), will donate an additional $130,000 in grants through the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund to community organizations that are helping those affected by the recent major flooding in Louisiana. Previously, Mayor Landrieu announced $40,000 in grants to four community organizations providing immediate response and relief support. 

September 02, 2016

City Hall Closed Monday for Labor Day

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans City Hall and City offices will be closed Monday, September 5, 2016, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

September 01, 2016

City Urges Residents to Sign Up for NOLA Ready For National Preparedness Month this September

NEW ORLEANS – This September is National Preparedness Month and City officials are urging all New Orleans residents to sign up for the NOLA Ready Emergency Alert System, which provides accurate, immediate emergency notifications from the City of New Orleans to residents’ cell, work or home phones via text message, e-mail or voice message. The City also urges any resident who may require special assistance during emergencies to sign up for the City’s Special Needs Registry. 

September 01, 2016

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Weekend of Sept. 2-4, 2016 Events

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of parades and events scheduled for the weekend of Friday, Sept. 2, 2016until Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.

September 01, 2016

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Poydras Street

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for Poydras Street. Public safety is our top priority; motorists are encouraged to plan ahead before driving in the Central Business District and to avoid the area if at all possible.

September 01, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Signs Executive Order to Make Data More Freely Available to Public

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an executive order establishing an Open Data Policy, which will institute citywide standards for collecting, maintaining and cataloging data that is free and open to the public.

August 31, 2016

City Celebrates Success of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season Twelve

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the completion of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season Twelve. NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball provides safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men through mentorship, support and basketball. Since its inaugural season in 2012, Midnight Basketball has reached more than 8,300 participants and 3,400 spectators.

August 31, 2016

NORDC Announces Full Schedule for 2016 Fall Movies in the Park

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announced its full schedule for the upcoming 2016 fall season of Movies in the Park, which features free, family-friendly outdoor movie screenings at NORDC playgrounds. NORDC partners with playground booster clubs and community organizations to promote the events. This season, each film screening will have an alternate location in case of inclement weather.

August 31, 2016

Noise Variance Notice for Central Business District

NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents and businesses in the Central Business District for Friday, September 2, 2016.

August 30, 2016

Mayor’s Office to Present on NOLA FOR LIFE’s Four-Year Progress Report to New Orleans City Council Criminal Justice Committee

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the Mayor's Office will present the NOLA FOR LIFE four-year progress report to the New Orleans City Council Criminal Justice Committee.

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