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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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November 30, 2016

Welcome Table New Orleans Algiers Circle to Reveal Major Art Project in Partnership with Local Artist Brandon “B-Mike” Odums

NEW ORLEANS – The Algiers Circle of the Welcome Table New Orleans, a citywide initiative of the Mayor’s Office focused on race, reconciliation and community building, announces its reconciliation project with the unveiling of a mural and oral history project on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1-3:30 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the Algiers Circle’s oral history project at L.B. Landry - O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School auditorium, (1200 L. B. Landry Avenue.) 

November 29, 2016

Welcome Table New Orleans Mid-City Circle Collaborative Community Mural Unveiling

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The Mid-City Circle of the Welcome Table New Orleans—a citywide initiative of the Mayor’s Office focused on race, reconciliation, and community - along with the Young Artists’ Movement, Prospect New Orleans, the Arts Council of New Orleans, and NORDC announce the unveiling of a collaborative community mural Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Lemann Pool building (536 North Prieur St.)

November 28, 2016

Fix My Streets Financing Working Group To Hold Public Meeting

NEW ORLEANS — TOMORROW, Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the City’s Fix My Streets Financing Working Group will hold its sixth public meeting to address New Orleans’ long-term infrastructure needs. Established by Executive Order by Mayor Landrieu, the Fix My Streets Financing Working Group has been charged with developing recommendations about how the City can pay for interior street repairs based on information presented during the public meetings. 

November 28, 2016

City of New Orleans Abandoned Vehicle Auction Postponed

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans Department of Public Works Abandoned Vehicle Auction scheduled for November 29, 2016 has been postponed. The Department of Public Works will look to reschedule the Abandoned Vehicle Auction in January 2017.

November 28, 2016

Noise Variance Notice for the 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 Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 through Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 and Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 through Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

November 28, 2016

5 Great Developments You Missed in New Orleans

Mayor Landrieu, City Council Pass Seventh Balanced Budget, Funds Top Priorities

The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved the passage of the City’s 2017 General Fund and Capital budgets, totaling $614.9 million and $871.7 million respectively. The operating budget is completely balanced and continues to invest in top priorities, including public safety, job creation, recreation, streets, housing and quality of life, while delivering high quality services for New Orleans residents. 

November 25, 2016

City of New Orleans to Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auction

 NEW ORLEANS – On Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 the City of New Orleans Department of Public Works will hold its fifth abandoned vehicle auction of 2016. The auction, located at Almonaster Auto Pound, 10200 Almonaster Ave., will begin at 9 a.m. Vehicle preview day and buyer registration is Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. No one will be admitted after 3:30 p.m. 


November 23, 2016

Fit NOLA's Healthy Hero November Winner Announced

NEW ORLEANS - Today, The New Orleans Health Department’s Fit NOLA Initiative, Whole Foods Market New Orleans, Rock and Roll NOLA and Athleta announced Marianne Cufone as the recipient of the November 2016 Healthy Hero Award. A “Healthy Hero” is a New Orleanian dedicated to improving the physical and nutritional wellness of their community.

November 23, 2016

Bayou Classic Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events for the 2016 Bayou Classic scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. The public is encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly. 

November 23, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on Passing of Mr. Edgar "Dooky" Chase, Jr.

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement about the passing of renowned jazz musician, restaurant owner and civic leader Mr. Edgar “Dooky” Chase, Jr.:

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