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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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March 31, 2015

City Launches New Smoke Alarm Initiative Based on Data Analytics

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans will soon launch a new initiative that will bring together the New Orleans Fire Department and the Office of Performance and Accountability to reduce the number of fatalities in New Orleans caused by structure fires. 

March 31, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Welcome Francophone Mayors to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — TODAY, Mayor Landrieu will welcome leaders of the International Association of Francophone Mayors (A.I.M.F.) who are visiting New Orleans as part of their annual conference that brings together French-speaking mayors from the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa to discuss major initiatives of the A.I.M.F., including the development of tourism in Francophone cities and the contribution of the French language in political, economic and artistic development.

March 30, 2015

City of New Orleans Selected as Finalist for the City Accelerator

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans has been selected as a finalist for the City Accelerator, an initiative of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation that works with cities to help accelerate the adoption of innovative practices to improve the quality of life for residents. 

March 27, 2015

City Issues $65 Million in Taxable Public Improvement Bonds to Improve Roads and Public Facilities Saving Taxpayers Millions

NEW ORLEANS – This week, the City of New Orleans successfully sold $65 million in taxable public improvement bonds to improve streets, parks and playgrounds, public libraries and other public buildings. The sale came on the heels of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) upgrading the City’s credit rating to A- from BBB+ due to economic growth and sound fiscal management by the Landrieu Administration. 

March 27, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Announces Economic Development and Economic Opportunity Appointments

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced he has appointed two senior officials to help lead the City’s efforts to strengthen economic development and create more economic opportunities for New Orleans residents. Landrieu appointed Rebecca Conwell to serve as the Mayor’s senior advisor for economic development and Ashleigh Gardere as the Mayor’s senior advisor for economic opportunity and director of the City’s Network for Economic Opportunity.

March 27, 2015

Season Eight of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues This Weekend

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory to temporarily close portions of Washington Avenue and Drexel Drive in the Gert Town neighborhood near Xavier University. The City is currently constructing an elevated pedestrian crossing over Washington Avenue, the Washington Avenue Drainage Canal and Drexel Drive.

March 27, 2015

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Gert Town

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory to temporarily close portions of Washington Avenue and Drexel Drive in the Gert Town neighborhood near Xavier University. The City is currently constructing an elevated pedestrian crossing over Washington Avenue, the Washington Avenue Drainage Canal and Drexel Drive.

March 26, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Invites Community Partners to Participate in NOLA FOR LIFE Services Collaborative Pilot Project

NEW ORLEANS– Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the NOLA FOR LIFE Services Collaborative today unveiled a 12-month pilot project to promote opportunity and health for at- and high-risk boys and men of color, and announced that the City will begin accepting applications from providers for the project. 

March 26, 2015

City Employee Selected As Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, Drivers

NEW ORLEANS – Government Technology magazine has named Oliver Wise, director of performance and accountability for the City of New Orleans, to its Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers – 25 individuals or teams who exemplify transformative use of technology that’s improving the way government does business and serves its citizens. 

March 25, 2015

Noise Variance Notice for the Iberville Neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued notices of noise variances to New Orleans residents in the Iberville neighborhood for Thursday, March 26, 2015. Residents are advised to be patient and expect to hear loud noises outside of the normal hours outlined in the City’s noise ordinance.

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