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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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June 27, 2016

In Case You Missed It - 2016 State of the City

Just last week, I gave my sixth State of the City Address. New Orleans is as strong as it has been in 60 years, and it is getting stronger.  We have completely turned around City Hall finances. Retail and commercial development are booming. Our schools and  economy are improving. We are fixing our streets and reducing blight at record rates.  We are focused on rebuilding the police department and reducing crime. 

June 24, 2016

City Of New Orleans Deputy Mayor And Chief Administrative Officer Andy Kopplin Announces Departure From City Hall

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Deputy Mayor & Chief Administrative Officer Andy Kopplin announced that after six years of service to the City, he will leave his post in mid-August to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), the community foundation serving the thirteen-parish region of metropolitan New Orleans.  

June 24, 2016

City's Network for Economic Opportunity to Host Community Meeting this Saturday in Claiborne Corridor to Solicit Input for Updates to Master Plan

NEW ORLEANS —The City of New Orleans announced that The Network for Economic Opportunity will host the second of two community meetings to solicit input for updates to the City’s Master Plan for residents and community groups that live, work or worship in the Claiborne Corridor. 

June 23, 2016

Noise Variance Notice for Mid-City

NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in Mid-City for Friday, June 24, 2016.

June 22, 2016

Mayor's Advisory Committee on Sexual Violence Touts 'Transformed NOPD Response' To Sexual Assaults

NEW ORLEANS—The advisory committee charged with working with the New Orleans Police Department to improve the NOPD’s response to sexual assaults says the department has successfully implemented almost every suggested reform that the committee recommended last year.

June 22, 2016

CITY'S NETWORK FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING THIS SATURDAY IN CLAIBORNE CORRIDOR TO SOLICIT INPUT FOR UPDATES TO MASTER PLAN

NEW ORLEANS —  Today, the City of New Orleans announced that The Network for Economic Opportunity will host the second of two community meetings to solicit input for updates to the City’s Master Plan for residents and community groups that live, work or worship in the Claiborne Corridor. 

June 22, 2016

City of New Orleans Joins Private Social Network Nextdoor to Improve Citywide and Neighbor-to-Neighbor Communications

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced a partnership with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. The City of New Orleans is the first city in the greater New Orleans area to partner with Nextdoor.

June 21, 2016

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority Releases Report on Rental Housing Affordability

NEW ORLEANS – In a report released today by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA), renters in New Orleans have become more cost-burdened in recent years according to a new independent assessment conducted by the Center for Community Progress. NORA is working to implement the report's recommendations, which align with Housing for a Resilient New Orleans, the City's five-year strategy to increase affordable housing, which was released today.

June 21, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on Federal Order for an Independent Jail Compliance Director to Take Over Operations of Orleans Parish Jail

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on today’s announced federal order for an Independent Jail Compliance Director to take over operations of the Orleans Parish jail.  

June 21, 2016

City Releases NOLA FOR LIFE 2016 Progress Report

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans released the NOLA FOR LIFE 2016 Four-Year Progress Report which provides an all-encompassing view of the City’s comprehensive murder-reduction strategy. In the four years since NOLA FOR LIFE launched, there have been 86 fewer murders and an 18% lower murder rate than in the four years prior to NOLA FOR LIFE. In 2011, 55 percent of New Orleans murders were gang or group related, while that number has been cut in half today. 

 

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