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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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July 28, 2016

Mayor Landrieu's Office of Economic Development to Host Business Information Sessions

NEW ORLEANS — On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 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 28, 2016

NORDC Encourages Residents to Register for Fall Programming at Upcoming Back to School Fall Expos

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will host three Back to School Fall Expos in August. During the expos, families can learn more about NORDC Fall programming, activities and upcoming events like Athletics, Youth and Teen Programs, Fitness, Aquatics, Dance, Arts, NORDC Halloween Spooktacular and Fall Movies in the Park. The NORDC Fall Expos are free and open to the public.

July 26, 2016

NORDC to Host a Family Fun Walk at Pontchartrain Park

NEW ORLEANS—The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will host a superhero-themed Family Fun Walk featuring a 2.2 mile walk around Pontchartrain Park on Saturday, July 30, 2016, from 9 a.m. to noon to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month. The event will include breaks with fun activities including hula hooping, basketball, tennis, golf, baseball and raffle prizes. Food and drinks will be provided. 

July 25, 2016

City Opens New Rosenwald Pool and Pool House

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and FEMA announced the opening of the new $2.3 million Rosenwald Pool and Pool House at 1120 S. Broad St. in the B.W. Cooper neighborhood. The former pool and pool house were severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

July 25, 2016

Noise Variance Notice for the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in the French Quarter for Monday, July 25, 2016.

 

July 25, 2016

MAYOR LANDRIEU TO JOIN U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS AT DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will accompany leaders from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Mayor Landrieu is the USCM Vice President and he will be joined at the convention by USCM 2nd Vice President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin and USCM Immediate Past President Baltimore (MD) Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

July 25, 2016

Season Twelve of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

 Saturday, July 23, 2016, the City of New Orleans along with the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA will continue the twelfth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

July 21, 2016

City Successfully Secures Final Settlement of $1.2 Billion from FEMA to Repair Hurricane Katrina-related Damage to New Orleans' Roads and Subsurface Infrastructure

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that FEMA has obligated $1.2 billion in recovery funds to repair Hurricane Katrina-related damage to New Orleans’ roadways and subsurface infrastructure, including water, sewer and drainage pipes. The settlement of $1.2 billion in previously unobligated recovery funds brings the total to over $2 billion secured under the Landrieu Administration for roads and subsurface infrastructure. 

July 20, 2016

City of New Orleans Joins White House in Data-Driven Justice Initiative to Disrupt Cycle of Incarceration

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that it has joined the White House’s Data-Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ) by committing to using data-driven strategies to help break the cycle of incarceration. New Orleans is one of 67 city, county and state governments that has committed to using these strategies to divert low-level offenders with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and change approaches to pre-trial incarceration.

July 19, 2016

New Orleans City Planning Commission Extends Open Application Period for Amendments to the City's Master Plan

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC) announced that it has extended the open application period for amendments to the City’s Master Plan until August 31, 2016.

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