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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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April 06, 2016

In Case You Missed It: New Orleans Ranks First in Nation for Most Efficient Public Spending

A financial website study ranked New Orleans first in the nation for how efficiently the City spends taxpayer dollars on particular key expenditures like education and law enforcement.  Analysts with financial website WalletHub ranked 78 of the largest cities on various expenditures to identify those that most efficiently spend public resources and how well they manage the challenges that are unique to their communities. 

April 05, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Recognizes National Service Participants

NEW ORLEANS – Today, as part of the annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu highlighted the value of national service and the positive impact of local AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members in the New Orleans community.

April 04, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on Sentencing of Trung Le

Today, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the sentencing of Trung Le.

April 01, 2016

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Events on Saturday

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the events scheduled for Saturday, April 2, 2016. Throughout these events, the public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for delays by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

April 01, 2016

Season Eleven of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, April 2, 2016, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza, Nike and PlayNola will continue the eleventh season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, which provides safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men through mentorship, support and basketball. 

March 30, 2016

NORDC Continues Movies in the Park This Week

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 spring season of Movies in the Park this weekend with a double feature. On Friday, April 1 with “Jurassic World” will be featured at Hardin Playground, 2500 New Orleans St. and on Saturday, April 2, "Maleficent" will be featured at Comiskey Playground, 600 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy.

March 30, 2016

FEMA Releases Finalized Flood Maps for New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released final Flood Insurance Rate Maps for New Orleans that remove many properties from Special Flood Hazard Areas.  

March 30, 2016

New Orleans' Resilience Strategy Recognized by American Planning Association

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans’s resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans, has been awarded the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice by the American Planning Association (APA). Released in August 2015, Resilient New Orleans is the City’s planning strategy to make New Orleans more resilient, sustainable and prepared to meet challenges and adapt to change.

March 29, 2016

City Selected to Participate in Gateways for Growth Challenge

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans was selected by the Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE) and Welcoming America to participate in the “Gateways for Growth Challenge” to attract, retain and integrate immigrants as part of an economic growth strategy. New Orleans is among 20 cities selected to participate in the “Gateways for Growth Challenge, including Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Nashville and Pittsburgh.

March 28, 2016

Filming Notices for Residents in Central Business District

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued filming notices to residents in the Central Business District.

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