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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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September 14, 2016

NORDC Continues Movies in the Park 2016 Fall Season

NEW ORLEANS, LA — This Friday, September 16, 2016, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 fall season of Movies in the Park with “Zootopia” at Burke Playground (2524 Annunciation St., New Orleans, LA 70130).

September 14, 2016

10 Things You Missed in New Orleans in the Last Month

Fitch Ratings upgraded the City's credit ratings based on the its view of the City's improvement in current and projected economic growth, and on the City’s landmark settlement last year with the New Orleans firefighters union and pension board on a decades long back pay lawsuit and pension lawsuit. 

September 13, 2016

City of New Orleans and FEMA to Host Flood Insurance Workshop for Residents on Thursday, Sept. 15

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that the City and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a flood insurance workshop on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the New Orleans City Council Chambers at City Hall, 1300 Perdido St. to provide residents with information on the new updates to flood insurance rates and resources.

September 13, 2016

City and NOPD Announce Third Open Enrollment for Police Community Advisory Board

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans and New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) announce district wide open enrollment for PCAB membership.

September 12, 2016

City to Host Second #EquityNewOrleans Community Listening Session

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, the City of New Orleans will host its second Community Listening Session as a part of #EquityNewOrleans, a citywide initiative to assess the role of equity in City government using a data-driven process that prioritizes stakeholder engagement. The results of this process will be used to inform the development of future strategies and decision-making within City government in order to build a more equitable New Orleans. 

September 12, 2016

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu & City Officials Join 100 Resilient Cities In Celebrating First Anniversary Of Resilient New Orleans, World's First Comprehensive Resilience Strategy

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Deputy Mayor, CAO, and Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) Jeff Hebert were joined by 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) to celebrate the first anniversary of Resilient New Orleans, the world’s first-ever comprehensive resilience strategy, which has guided the city beyond recovery from Hurricane Katrina and onto resilience building for the years to come. 

September 12, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Signs Gun Safety Ordinance into Law

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an ordinance into law aimed at promoting gun safety in New Orleans. Led by City Councilmembers Jason Williams and James Gray, the New Orleans City Council unanimously passed the Gun Safety Ordinance yesterday. The Gun Safety Ordinance makes new requirements for reporting a lost or stolen gun, makes all NORDC facilities “firearm-free zones” and criminalizes the negligent carrying of a concealed firearm.

September 09, 2016

City Releases 'ResultsNOLA' 2016 Mid-Year Performance Report

NEW ORLEANS – Today, in keeping with his commitment to improve efficiency and effectiveness in City government, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the ResultsNOLA 2016 mid-year performance report. This report includes results from more than 350 performance measures that align to Mayor Landrieu’s strategic priorities of public safety, sustainable and resilient communities, economic development, healthy children and families and open and effective government.

September 09, 2016

Fitch Ratings Upgrades City's Credit Rating to A+

NEW ORLEANS  – Today, Fitch Ratings upgraded its long-term and underlying rating from ‘A-’ to ‘A+’ on the City of New Orleans’ general-obligation debt and issued a stable outlook for all ratings. At the same time, Fitch assigned its 'A+' long-term rating and stable outlook to the City's series 2016 general-obligation refunding bonds. 

September 09, 2016

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Weekend of Sept. 10-11, 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 Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, until Sunday, Sept. 11, 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.

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