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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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June 25, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell on tax-credit subsidies for coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act..

June 25, 2015

First Online Auction for Adjudicated Properties Scheduled for July 1

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans will host the first in a series of online monthly auctions for adjudicated properties on July 1, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., subject to a rolling close in the case of last-minute competitive bidding. The City is scheduled to sell about 89 properties throughout the city, and the sale will provide winning bidders with full ownership of each property.

June 24, 2015

City to Deliver New Solid Waste Roll Carts in French Quarter and DDD

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced that new solid waste roll carts will be delivered to residents and businesses in the French Quarter and the Downtown Development District (DDD) beginning Thursday, June 25, 2015, as part of the City’s change in sanitation service providers.

June 24, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Calls on Prominent Divisive Statues to be Replaced

NEW ORLEANS – At the year one celebration of Welcome Table New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu today called on City officials to begin taking action to remove four prominent divisive statues and consider replacing them with symbols that reflect the culture, unity, hope and future of New Orleans as the city looks to its 300th anniversary in 2018.

June 24, 2015

City Issues Stop Work Order on New Jail for Violating City Code, Failing to House All Populations

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans’ Department of Safety & Permits issued a stop work order on all construction of the new Orleans Parish jail due to flagrant violations of City Code and failing to build a jail that can house all populations, including those with medical and mental health needs – a key requirement in the permits approved by the City Council. 

June 24, 2015

Mayor Landrieu, Partners and Community Celebrate First Year of Welcome Table

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Landrieu hosted a special event celebrating the first year of the Welcome Table New Orleans initiative, along with participants in the initiative, the Kellogg Foundation, the William Winter Institute and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. The event highlighted the participants’ racial reconciliation projects and their commitment to the process. 

June 23, 2015

New Orleans Selected as Finalist for National Disaster Resilience Competition

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced on Monday that the City of New Orleans has been selected as a finalist to compete in the second and final phase of HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC). 

June 23, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Join Partners, Community to Celebrate First Year of Welcome Table New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Mayor Landrieu will host a special event celebrating the first year of the Welcome Table New Orleans initiative, along with Welcome Table New Orleans participants, the Kellogg Foundation, the William Winter Institute and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. The event will take place at Mahalia Jackson Theatre and highlight the participants’ racial reconciliation projects and their commitment to the process.

June 22, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Elected Second Vice President of U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as its second vice president during the 83rd USCM Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., positioning Landrieu to ascend to the office of USCM president in June 2017. Also at the conference, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake became the first African-American female president of the organization, while Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett became vice president.

June 22, 2015

New Orleans City Planning Commission Announces Public Hearings for 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC) will begin holding public hearings this week to consider the 2016–2020 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP is a five-year program for City expenditures for permanent physical improvements. 

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