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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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December 04, 2014

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Issues Statement on Staten Island, New York Grand Jury Decision

NEW ORLEANS, LA– In light of the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement: 

“America's promise pledges indivisibility and justice for all, yet we are divided by race, class and inequity. The most challenging issues on the streets of our cities are now on display.

December 01, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Announces 2018 Commission Leadership for the City's 300th Anniversary

NEW ORLEANS, LA— On Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu introduced the leadership charged with developing New Orleans’ 300th anniversary celebration activities in 2018. The 2018 Commission will organize international, national and local partners for the planning of celebrations in honor of the city’s history and future.

December 01, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Announces 2018 Commission Leadership for the City's 300th Anniversary

NEW ORLEANS, LA— TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will introduce the leaders of the committee charged with developing New Orleans’ 300th anniversary celebration in 2018. The 2018 Commission will organize international, national and local partners for the planning of celebrations in honor of city’s history and future.

November 26, 2014

NORDC Announces 2014 Thanksgiving Schedule

NEW ORLEANS, LA— All New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) recreation centers, tennis centers & pools will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 214 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

November 26, 2014

City Hall Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that City Hall will be closed Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Emergency personnel will operate as normal and will not be affected by this closure.

City Hall will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 1, 2014.

November 25, 2014

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Issues Statement on Ferguson

NEW ORLEANS, LA– In light of the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decison, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement:

"Today I pray for the Brown family and everyone in Ferguson. In the United States we remain divided. Divided by race. Divided by poverty. We live a block away from one another, but are often a world apart.

 

                                                            

November 24, 2014

Joe W. Brown Pool Reopens After Repairs

NEW ORLEANS, LA- Today, the Joe W. Brown Pool reopened after being closed for repairs. Shuttle service between the Treme Recreation Center at 900 N. Villere St. and the Joe W. Brown Pool has also resumed. The complimentary weekday shuttle will depart from the Treme Recreation Center on Monday through Thursday at 5:15 p.m. and bring riders to the Joe W. Brown pool for Fit & Flex class, which is held from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The shuttle will return riders to Treme after class.

November 21, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Announces NOLA FOR LIFE Mentoring Initiative

NEW ORLEANS, LA – TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials introduced the NOLA FOR LIFE Mentoring Initiative. As the newest component of NOLA FOR LIFE’s Invest in Prevention pillar, the effort seeks to provide guidance and support to 15-18 year old males in New Orleans who are most at risk of becoming involved in violence. 

November 21, 2014

City Passes Balanced 2015 Budget

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the New Orleans City Council unanimously approved the passage of the City’s 2015 Capital and General Fund budgets, totaling $265 million and $536.9 million respectively.

November 20, 2014

City of New Orleans Issues Filming Notices for Residents

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued filming notices to New Orleans residents for Thursday, Nov. 20 and Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

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