Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu
May 30, 2013
On Monday, June 3, the City of New Orleans, Evacuteer.org, and the Arts Council of New Orleans will unveil the installation of Evacuspots public art. The new 14-foot stainless steel sculptures will clearly identify City-Assisted Evacuation pick-up points where citizens without their own transportation would report to in the event the City calls for a mandatory evacuation.
May 29, 2013
NOLA Ready is the City of New Orleans’ Emergency Alert System. It provides accurate, immediate emergency notifications straight from the City of New Orleans to your cell, work or home phone, via text message or email, and more. Receive notifications about emergencies that may affect your home, your parents' home, your workplace, and your child's school, as long as those locations are within the boundaries of Orleans Parish.
May 23, 2013
Every year citizens can purchase supplies for hurricane season tax free on the last weekend of May. This year, Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday falls May 24-25. During this time tax-free purchases are authorized on the first $1,500 of the sales price of each of the following items:
May 20, 2013
Evacuteer.org trains and manages volunteers who assist citizens leaving town if the Mayor calls a mandatory evacuation. It only takes one training to become an evacuteer, and trainings are open now.