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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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February 03, 2017

ICYMI: City of New Orleans hosts #EquityNewOrleans Community Listening Session on Transportation, Access and Mobility

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, January 30, the City of New Orleans hosted the fourth #EquityNewOrleans Community Listening Session at the University Medical Center Conference Center. #EquityNewOrleans is a citywide initiative to assess the role of equity in City government, using a data-driven process that prioritizes stakeholder engagement. 

February 03, 2017

City Issues Rock 'N' Roll Marathon Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the 2017 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon slated for Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The event is expected to draw more than 18,000 runners to the city. A detailed description and map of the race’s route is included below.

February 02, 2017

Noise Variance Notice for the CBD

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in Central Business District for Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 and Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.

February 02, 2017

Traffic Advisory: St. Charles Avenue (Louisiana Avenue – Calliope Street)

NEW ORLEANS—On Friday, Feb. 3, beginning at 7:30 a.m., the City of New Orleans construction contractor, Boh Bros. Construction, LLC, will begin a lane closure on the eastbound side of St. Charles Avenue from St. Mary Street to Erato Street and a westbound lane closure from Polymnia Street to Second Street in order to safely complete work in those areas.  All work between Louisiana Avenue and Calliope Street will be completed by February 10, and crews will be fully demobilized by February 14.


February 01, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, American Can Residents and Councilmember Guidry Announce Extension of Affordable Housing and New Services

NEW ORLEANS —Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, American Can residents, Councilmember Guidry and Audubon Communities, the owner of the American Can Apartments, announced the successful resolution of negotiations that extend affordable housing at the American Can Apartments through October and provides additional support services for residents. 

February 01, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, Chief Harrison, City and School Officals to Address Media at Edna Karr High School on Tuesday Night Shooting Incident

NEW ORLEANS – TODAY, Feb. 1, 2017, Mayor Landrieu will join NOPD Superintendent Chief Michael Harrison, City and school officials to address media at Edna Karr High School on last night’s shooting incident.


February 01, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, FBI Special Agent in Charge Jeff Sallet, Chief Michael Harrison and Law Enforcement Officials to Announce Results of New Orleans Violent Crime Against Children and Human Trafficking Taskforce

NEW ORLEANS – TODAY, Feb. 1, 2017, Mayor Landrieu and New Orleans FBI Special Agent in Charge Jeff Sallet will join City officials to announce results of a recent operation of the New Orleans Violent Crime Against Children and Human Trafficking Taskforce. 

January 31, 2017

City Issues Property Tax Reminders

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued two important property tax reminders. Today, January 31, 2017, is the payment deadline for 2017 property taxes. Residents received their initial property tax bill reminders in mid-December. Additionally, in the December 2016 election, voters in Orleans Parish approved property tax millages for fire protection and drainage and on Thursday, January 26, 2017, the New Orleans City Council adopted the millage ordinances. 

January 31, 2017

City Partners with Chevron to Fund Youth Violence Prevention Efforts

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, in partnership with Chevron, announced two grant recipients through NOLA FOR LIFE’s Connecting Students to Supports program. Launched in December 2016, the Connecting Students to Supports program funds non-profit organizations that provide services to high school students who are at risk of involvement in violence. 

January 30, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on President Trump’s Travel Ban Executive Order

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement on President Trump’s Travel Ban Executive Order.

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