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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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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.

August 30, 2016

City Issues Reminder of Enforcement of Vending Laws at Saints Games

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued a reminder about enforcement of vending laws for Saints home games.  The City's Department of Finance in conjunction with the New Orleans Police Department will strictly enforce City ordinances relative to illegal vending in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome area at Saints home games. 

August 29, 2016

Fix My Streets Financing Working Group to Hold Public Meeting

NEW ORLEANS —TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the City’s Fix My Streets Financing Working Group will hold its fifth 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. 

August 26, 2016

Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony to Take Place at Hurricane Katrina Memorial Site

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, August 29, 2016, Mayor Landrieu, city officials and residents of the City of New Orleans will take part in an early prayer service at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial in memory of the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Mayor will lay wreaths at the site, where nearly 100 unclaimed or unidentified victims of Hurricane Katrina are buried, on the 11th anniversary of the storm. 

August 26, 2016

Final Night for Season Twelve of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Saturday, August 27, 2016, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA will conclude the twelfth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

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