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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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May 25, 2017

City Issues Filming Notice for Residents in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents in Algiers.

May 24, 2017

City, S&WB Host Preview of New Water Towers at Carrollton Water Plant

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB), city and state officials, and community members at the Carrollton Water Plant (8800 South Claiborne Ave.) to preview and tour the water tower construction project.

May 23, 2017

Statement from Mayor Mitch Landrieu on President Trump's 2018 Budget Proposal

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on President Trump's 2018 budget proposal:

May 23, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Releases Statement on DOJ’s Announcement on Sanctuary Cities

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to guidance issued by the Department of Justice regarding the enforcement of President Trump’s Executive Order, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.”

May 23, 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 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 and Thursday, May 25, 2017.

May 23, 2017

New Orleans Aviation Board Announces Kevin Dolliole as Director of Aviation

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) announced the appointment of Kevin Dolliole as the permanent Director of Aviation, effective June 26, 2017. Dolliole will replace Mark Reis, who was appointed as the interim Director of Aviation last December. Dolliole joins the NOAB after serving as Director of Airports at St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Aviation Director at San Antonio International Airport.

May 18, 2017

City of New Orleans to Begin Removal of Final Confederate Monument Robert E. Lee Statue at Lee Circle Celebrating the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy”, Outlines Future Plans for Statues and Former Statue Locations Post-Removal

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, City officials will continue the process to remove the last remaining monument that prominently celebrates the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy.” The statues being removed were erected decades after the Civil War to celebrate the “Cult of the Lost Cause,” a movement recognized across the South as celebrating and promoting white supremacy. Mayor Landrieu is expected to make remarks tomorrow afternoon.

May 16, 2017

City of New Orleans Begins Removal of P.G.T. Beauregard Statue Celebrating the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy”

NEW ORLEANS – Today, City officials continued the process of removing the two remaining monuments that prominently celebrate the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy.” The statues that are being removed were erected decades after the Civil War to celebrate the “Cult of the Lost Cause,” a movement recognized across the South as celebrating and promoting white supremacy.  


May 16, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Through Traffic on Conti St. at the Intersection of Bourbon St.

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC, will close Conti Street at the intersection of Bourbon Street to through traffic beginning Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8 a.m. through sunset.  The temporary closure is necessary for construction crews to identify the actual location of underground utilities that may have settled over time.

May 16, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor, Public Safety Officials to Host First Full-Scale City Assisted Evacuation Exercise

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) will join local, state and federal public safety officials to host the first full-scale exercise of the City Assisted Evacuation system.

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