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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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March 03, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Honors New Orleans Legends

At a recent ceremony, Mayor Mitch Landrieu honored a group of citizens as New Orleans Legends.  The medal ceremony was the third time the Mayor has bestowed the honor. 

"The New Orleans Legends Awards recognizes living individuals whose exceptional accomplishments have contributed to the unique identity of New Orleans and her people," said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. 

March 03, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Unveils 2017 Summer Youth Recreation and Job Opportunities

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials unveiled a robust package of recreation and job opportunities that are available to New Orleans youth this summer. Opportunities are available in all five City Council districts through the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and NOLA Youth Works, the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program.  In total, the City is committing over $1 million to summer programming this year.  

March 03, 2017

Mayor Landrieu to Celebrate Reopening of Newly-Renovated Nix Library Branch

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, March 6, 2017, the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Library will celebrate the reopening of the Nix Public Library branch following a 5-month renovation and upgrade process. Totaling approximately $320,000, the library now includes additional computers, updated infrastructure and a new floor plan.

March 02, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Touts 2017 Mardi Gras Successes

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2017 Mardi Gras season a success and thanked law enforcement, public employees, Carnival krewes and the people of New Orleans for helping make it all possible.

March 01, 2017

City Issues Filming Notice for Residents on North Hennessey Street

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents on the North Hennessey St.

March 01, 2017

City Adds Fourth Debris Pass and Provides Update for New Orleans East Tornado Recovery

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced it will add a fourth debris pass for residential properties from Thursday, Mar. 2 to Sunday, Mar. 5 in the New Orleans East tornado recovery effort. This will allow residents additional time to complete clearing debris from their properties.  

February 27, 2017

City Issues Filming Notice to Residents on Gravier Street

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents on Gravier Street.

February 24, 2017

Uptown and Carrollton Neighborhoods to Become New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Members

NEW ORLEANS—On March 1, 2017, the neighborhoods of Uptown and Carrolton will leave the Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee (NCDAC) and become members of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (NOHDLC). The NCDAC advises the City Council who rules on proposed demolitions within the NCDAC boundaries.  

February 24, 2017

City Announces Bike Share Preview Extension

NEW ORLEANS — TODAY, the City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi), announced it will extend the preview of the City’s bike share program through March 31. The initial preview was a success and yielded positive results in a short time period. From Feb. 13 to Feb. 23, 128 riders took 235 unique trips. Over 500 miles were biked with a two mile average trip distance. 

February 24, 2017

City Hall Closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras Holiday

NEW ORLEANS -- The City of New Orleans announced today that City Hall will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday. 

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