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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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June 26, 2017

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Takes Helm of U.S. Conference of Mayors, Drawing Sharp Contrast Between Local, Results-Driven Leadership and Washington Dysfunction

MIAMI BEACH— New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu was named the 75th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in a gavel-passing ceremony today, accepting the honor from outgoing USCM President Mayor Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City and host-city Mayor Philip Levine of Miami Beach at USCM’s 85th Annual Meeting. Columbia, SC Mayor Stephen Benjamin was elected USCM Vice President, and Rochester Hills, MI Mayor Bryan Barnett was elected USCM Second Vice President.

June 23, 2017

Mayor Landrieu to Deliver Address as 75th President of U.S. Conference of Mayors

NEW ORLEANS—On Monday, June 26, 2017 at noon CST, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will deliver an address at the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Inaugural Luncheon after becoming the 75th president of the USCM. Mayor Landrieu will become the 5th Mayor from New Orleans to serve as president of the Conference. This will make New Orleans the city with the most mayors having served as presidents of USCM than any other city in America.

June 23, 2017

City Releases French Quarter Safety & Security Traffic Study

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans released the French Quarter Safety & Security Traffic Study, which includes proposed recommendations to help reduce public safety risks in the French Quarter.  The recommendations are linked to and support the comprehensive strategy of public safety and infrastructure investments outlined in the New Orleans Citywide Public Safety Improvements Plan.
June 22, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement in response to the Senate GOP Health Care Bill:

 
June 22, 2017

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Venetian Isles of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) has issued precautionary boil water advisory for Venetian Isles of New Orleans. Residents in the affected area are advised per State Department of Health and Hospitals not to drink, make ice, brush teeth until further notice. Residents in the affected area that are immune compromised are advised not to wash hands, shower or bathe. All other residents are advised to take precautions for the below Hygiene actions:

June 21, 2017

Mayor, City Officials Give Update on Tropical Storm Cindy

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials updated residents and businesses on activity related to Tropical Storm Cindy. The National Weather Service lifted the Tropical Storm Warning for New Orleans. However, heavy rain with moderate winds will continue to impact New Orleans through Friday morning, with an additional 3 to 6 inches of rain anticipated. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch in New Orleans until 7 p.m. and an Areal Flood Advisory until 2 p.m.

June 21, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor, City Officials to Give Update on Tropical Storm Cindy

NEW ORLEANS – Today, June 21, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and local officials will give an update on activity related to Tropical Storm Cindy.  The City is committed to ensuring the safety of all residents, and the public is encouraged to help spread the word and make the entire community better prepared during this storm.

June 20, 2017

NORD to Close Outdoor Pools, Summer Camps Ahead of Tropical Storm Cindy

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission announced that all outdoor pools and summer camps will be closed from Wednesday, June 21, 2017 through Thursday, June 22, 2017. NORD’s administrative office (5420 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122) and all Recreation Centers will remain open. At this time, the City is monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy which could impact southeast U.S. and Gulf coasts, including New Orleans, beginning tonight.

June 20, 2017

City Urges Residents and Businesses to Prepare for Tropical Storm Cindy

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City urged all New Orleans residents and businesses to get prepared and stay informed as hurricane season continues. At this time, the City is monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy that could impact southeast U.S. and Gulf coasts, including New Orleans, tonight. The City is committed to ensuring the safety of all residents, and the public is encouraged to help spread the word and make the entire community better prepared.

 

June 20, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials, NORD, and Community Partners Celebrate 2017 Summer Programming at Rosenwald Recreation Center

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission, and NORD community partners and sponsors celebrated NORD’s robust 2017 summer programmatic offerings. Earlier this month, NORD began facilitating 41 summer youth camps, 13 teen camps and a host of summer programming opportunities, including summer aquatics programs throughout the city that will focus on water safety skills and education. 

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