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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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August 06, 2017

City Makes Additional Reminders Following Saturday Flooding

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans released the following Saturday's no-notice severe weather and flooding. As much as 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in isolated areas of the city within three to four hours.  Many neighborhoods of the city saw rainfall amounts equaling a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year, a so-called 100-year event.  

August 04, 2017

City Hosts Fifteenth STRIVE NOLA Graduation

NEW ORLEANS—Today, the City of New Orleans hosted STRIVE New Orleans (STRIVE NOLA) graduation ceremony for Cohort 15. Launched in March 2015, STRIVE NOLA seeks to connect disadvantaged jobseekers to employment opportunities by providing workforce case management, job readiness training and supportive services.

August 04, 2017

City of New Orleans Issues Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Weekend Events

NEW ORLEANS– Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events scheduled for the weekend of August 4-7, 2017. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

August 04, 2017

Season Fifteen of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, August 5, 2017, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza, PlayNOLA and DJ Wild Wayne, will continue the fifteenth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for young people over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

August 04, 2017

NOPD Marks Consent Decree Milestone, Announces Final Contract with Federal Consent Decree Monitor

NEW ORLEANS – United States District Court Judge Susie Morgan today issued a federal court order formally extending the contract between the City of New Orleans and the federal consent decree monitor, for what is anticipated to be the final time. The three-year extension marks the beginning of the end of the New Orleans Police Department’s transformation under the most extensive, comprehensive federal consent decree in the nation.

August 03, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: City to Host Fifteenth STRIVE NOLA Graduation

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, August 4, 2017, the City of New Orleans will host the fifteenth STRIVE New Orleans (STRIVE NOLA) graduation ceremony. For the first time, STRIVE NOLA graduates will receive Excellence in Service awards from NOPD Chief Michael Harrison. Cohort XV spent part of their program learning from Chief Harrison and NOPD about the principles of public safety, leadership and employment.

August 01, 2017

Mayor Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development to Host 2017 Third Quarter Business Information Sessions

NEW ORLEANS—Starting Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will kick off another series of Business Information Sessions designed to connect local entrepreneurs and business owners with useful tools and resources to grow their businesses.

July 31, 2017

City to Make Over 185 New Adjudicated Properties Available for Auction

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, August 1, 2017, the City will make over 185 new adjudicated properties available to nominate for auction in its continued effort to reduce blight and bring vacant properties back into commerce. The City’s blight reduction strategy, launched in 2010, has reduced blight citywide by over 15,000 addresses. When property taxes are not paid and become delinquent, the City holds tax sales for these properties. 

July 31, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Presents 2018 Proposed Operating and Capital Budgets

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu presented the proposed operating and capital budgets for 2018 to the New Orleans City Council. The $647 million proposed operating budget is completely balanced and continues to invest in top priorities, including public safety, job creation, recreation, streets, housing and quality of life, while delivering high quality services for New Orleans residents.  

July 28, 2017

Season Fifteen of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, July 29, 2017, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza, PlayNOLA and DJ Wild Wayne, will continue the fifteenth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for young people over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

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