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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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January 07, 2016

City to Announce MLK Celebration Events in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS—Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City officials and members of the New Orleans Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Planning Commission to announce citywide events planned for the upcoming 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration.

January 06, 2016

City to Host Trainings for Contractors on 'HireNOLA' and DBE Program Rules

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans will  kick off a series of free seminars to provide training on its new Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contract and labor compliance software systems and HireNOLA policy. The trainings are open to the public and will be held at Delgado Community College City Park Campus, H. Giles Hall, 615 City Park Av., New Orleans, LA  70119.

January 06, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, City Council, Public Safety, Business and Union Leaders Announce Plans for Public Safety Millage

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu was joined by members of the New Orleans City Council and public safety, business and union leaders to announce plans to place a public safety millage on the ballot for voter consideration on April 9, 2016. 


January 05, 2016

Mayor Landrieu to Kick off Carnival Season at Kings Day Celebration

NEW ORLEANS — Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other city officials will join representatives from Carnival organizations to celebrate Kings Day, which marks the official start of the 2016 Carnival season. Carnival season begins on Jan. 6 each year and culminates on Mardi Gras day, which is on Feb. 9, 2016. The celebration will include presentations from Carnival organizations and a ceremonial cutting of the king cake.

January 05, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and New Orleans Business Alliance Congratulate Nordstrom Rack, the Howard Hughes Corporation and the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk on New Store Announcement

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) issued the following statements to congratulate Nordstrom Rack, The Howard Hughes Corporation and The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk on Nordstrom Rack’s entry into New Orleans.

January 04, 2016

City Encourages Residents to Recycle Christmas Trees for Coastal Restoration

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu reminded residents that the City will continue its program of recycling Christmas trees in an effort to promote the restoration of Louisiana’s wetlands and to assist in the protection of the Louisiana coastline. Orleans Parish residents are encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees by placing them curbside on their regularly scheduled collection days between Jan. 7-9, 2016.

December 30, 2015

City Announces Changes to Brake Tag Program

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced changes to City’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Program (Brake Tags), which are intended to increase convenience to the motoring public and increase efficiency in the administration of the program.

December 30, 2015

City Announces Changes to On-Street Parking Meter Rates, Compromise on Hours of Enforcement and Cost of Parking Ticket Violations

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced changes to on-street parking meter rates, hours of enforcement and cost of parking ticket violations. The new rates and hours will result in more efficient management and utilization of the City’s on-street curb space and go into effect on Monday, January 11, 2016.

December 30, 2015

City Health Officials to Announce 2016 Citywide Day of Enrollment

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, the New Orleans Health Department will join local and federal health care officials to announce the Citywide Day of Enrollment to educate and enroll as many individuals as possible in the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace (the Marketplace) before the 2016 deadline. 

December 30, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Touts New Orleans 2015 Success in Tourism, Cultural Economy and Film

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu noted the tremendous success of the cultural economy and tourism sectors in 2015 as the city hosted several world-class events, received global tourism accolades and attracted major film projects. 

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