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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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September 02, 2014

Saints/Pelicans Owner Tom Benson Honored by Local Community with Statue Overlooking Champions Square

NEW ORLEANS, LA--New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owner/Chairman of the Board Tom Benson was honored by the New Orleans community, including Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, for his contributions to the people of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans throughout his career.

September 02, 2014

Mayor Landrieu, Chief Harrison Welcome New NOPD Recruit Class

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Interim Superintendent Michael Harrison welcomed the new recruits from Class #171 of the New Orleans Police Department’s Training Academy. The new recruit class started on Tuesday with more than 30 individuals. 

 

September 02, 2014

Mayor Landrieu and Interim NOPD Chief Harrison Announce New NOPD Recruit Class

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Interim New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison will announce the start of NOPD Recruit class #171. The class will receive 25 weeks of training and is set to graduate in early 2015. 

September 02, 2014

Bureau of Revenue to Adjust Hours While Staff Implements New Sales Tax Collection System

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City announced that the Bureau of Revenue will adjust its hours in order to fully integrate a new sales tax collection system. The office will close to the public at 2:00 p.m. on  Thursday, September 4; Tuesday, September 9; Thursday, September 11 and Monday, September 15, 2014 and open the following days at 8:00 a.m. The office will also close for a full day on Friday, September 26, 2014.

August 29, 2014

City Releases "ResultsNOLA" Mid-Year Performance Report

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, in keeping with his commitment to improve efficiency and effectiveness in City government, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the ResultsNOLA report on performance for mid-year 2014. This is the City’s thirteenth comprehensive performance report.

Read the ResultsNOLA report here.

August 29, 2014

Nine Years Later: We Are Rebuilding New Orleans Back Better Than Ever Before

Friends,

There are no greater, more resilient people than the people of New Orleans.

Nine years ago, Hurricane Katrina and the federal levee failures changed everything — that day left our city in darkness — but we knew it wasn't the end.

We faced the biggest challenge any city has ever faced. But we believed in ourselves, we came together, and we came back strong.

Our mandate was clear — bring people together to rebuild New Orleans not as she was, but as we always wanted her to be.

August 29, 2014

Stallings Gentilly Pool to Remain Open Until Sunday, September 28, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announced that the Stallings Gentilly Pool at 1600 Gentilly Blvd. will remain open daily until Sunday, September 28, 2014.

August 29, 2014

City Issues Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions in Advance of Events Schedule for the Weekend of August 29-31, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the Southern Decadence parades and events scheduled for the weekend of Friday, August 29, 2014 until Sunday, August 31, 2014. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.

August 28, 2014

Mayor Landrieu commemorates Hurricane Katrina 9th Anniversary tomorrow, August 29, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - TOMORROW, August 29, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will participate in events across the city in observance of the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to highlight the progress in rebuilding the city.   
 

August 27, 2014

Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Brossett to hold District D meeting on Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS, LA – TODAY, August 27, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will continue a series of community meetings in each council district to discuss 2015 budget priorities. This meeting will be co-hosted by District D Councilmember Jared Brossett. 

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