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The Sewerage & Water Board issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the East bank of New Orleans, including the Lower 9th Ward and New Orleans East, due to a drop in water pressure. 

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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

The Civil Service Commission

City Civil Service is divided into two parts:

  • The Civil Service Department is a constitutionally created entity. The department is responsible for the overall administration of the personnel function in City government. 
  • The Civil Service Commission, likewise a constitutionally created entity, is the policy-making body that exercises oversight of activities of the Civil Service Department. The five members of the Civil Service Commission are appointed by the New Orleans City Council to overlapping six-year terms. Four of the members are nominated by the Presidents of designated local universities and one member is a City employee nominated by fellow employees.  The commission is a quasi-judicial body with power to make rules which have the force and effect of law. In its judicial capacity, the Commission serves as the court of first instance for all employee appeals resulting from disciplinary actions. In its legislative capacity, it adopts rules and establishes policies that regulate the conduct of labor and management in the merit system. 

Civil Service Commissioners


Michelle D. Craig, Chairman

Ms. Craig was nominated by Dillard University.  She has been a member of the Commission since June 2013.

Clifton J. Moore, Jr.

Mr. Moore is the employee-nominated member of the Commission.  He has been a member of the Commission since September 2017.

Ronald P. McClain, Vice Chairman

Mr. McClain was nominated by Xavier University.  He has been a member of the Commission since December 2013.

Tania Tetlow

Ms. Tetlow was nominated by Tulane University.  She has been a member of the Commission since December 2014.

Stephen S. Caputo

Mr. Caputo was nominated by Loyola University.  He has been a member of the Commission since January 2017.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity is the law and the City of New Orleans does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, creed, culture, or ancestry.  Requests for accommodation or additional information should be directed to Doddie K. Smith, (504) 658-3500

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