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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Neighborhood Engagement Office

What We Do

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office is the City’s permanent mechanism for public participation in government decision-making. We create opportunities for dialogue, information sharing, partnership, and action between City government and neighborhood residents and leaders.

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Latest News and Updates

June 22, 2017

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Venetian Isles Area of New Orleans

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: public safety

New Orleans – Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the Venetian Isles area. This event is the result of a water main break that has caused pressure in Venetian Isles to drop below the standard.  The repair to the break is still forthcoming due to high water in this subdivision located outside of flood protection.

Residents in Venetian Isles are advised per the Louisiana Department of Health not to drink, make ice, or brush teeth with tap water until further notice. Residents in the Venetian Isles area that are immune-compromised are advised not to wash hands, or shower or bathe. All other residents are advised to take the following precautions:

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June 5, 2017

Connecting to Customers: How to Plug Your Business Into the $7 Billion Tourism Economy for Free

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development presents its second quarter business sessions: Connecting to Customers: How to Plug Your Business Into the $7 Billion Tourism Economy. Presenters include the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporation, the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, FSC International, and StayLocal. The session will be presented once in each Council District on Wednesdays beginning on May 31. 

 

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June 5, 2017

RSVP for the Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable!

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: blight, capacity building

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office (NEO) will host this quarter's Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable. NEO holds these sessions quarterly for neighborhood leaders to talk with City leadership, network across neighborhoods, and learn, discuss, and explore solutions with government officials.  This quarter, we will have presentations from Code Enforcement, the City’s Resilience Office, Homeland Security, and several other City agencies to discuss topics including blight remediation and emergency preparedness. Space is filling up fast, so be sure to register now!

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June 5, 2017

Cleaning Up the Neighborhood: Spotlight on Algiers One

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: community service

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 members of Algiers One joined forces to clean up the neighborhood. Algiers One is a unified community group composed of diverse citizens from across all of Algiers who work together to make their Algiers community clean, safe, and vibrant at a high standard to attract families and businesses. The first Saturday of each month, neighbors are able to earn Sweat Equity by participating in Algiers One Initiatives like clean ups and think tank meetings. Shoutout to Eric Songy, Evans Thibodeaux, James Lasseigne, Susan Diehl, Dee Duplantier, and Alita Tebault for all their hard work this month!

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