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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Press Releases: 2017

October 19, 2017

Traffic Advisory: St. Charles Avenue (Felicity Street – Calliope Street)

NEW ORLEANS — Tomorrow, Oct. 20, 2017 beginning at 7:30 a.m., the City of New Orleans construction contractor, Boh Bros. Construction, LLC, will begin a series of lane closures on St. Charles Avenue between Felicity and Calliope Streets to accommodate the final phase of construction on St. Charles Avenue. Public safety is our top priority; residents and commuters are reminded to use caution when driving, bicycling and walking near active construction sites. 

October 19, 2017

City to Host Theater Production at Future Storm Water Management Site in Gentilly

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans Office of Resilience and Sustainability is hosting a performance of CRY YOU ONE in conjunction with a local theater company, ArtSpot Productions, at the future site of the Mirabeau Water Garden in Gentilly (1200 Mirabeau Ave.). The 25-acre site is the former home of the Congregation of St. Joseph and was donated to the City of New Orleans on the condition that it be transformed to improve the neighborhood and reduce flood risk.

October 18, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, City Health Department, Community Partners Release Comprehensive Plan to Address Opioid Addiction and Overdose in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS –Today, in response to the national opioid epidemic, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) and local public safety agencies along with community partners released a comprehensive plan to address opioid addiction and overdose in New Orleans. 

October 17, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY:Mayor Landrieu, City Health Department, Community Partners to Release Comprehensive Plan to Address Opioid Addiction and Overdose in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Tomorrow, Oct. 18, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Health Department (NOHD), local public safety agencies, along with community partners will hold a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic. This roundtable will be followed by a press conference to officially release a comprehensive plan to address opioid addiction and overdose in New Orleans.

October 17, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Hosts the Sixteenth STRIVE NOLA Graduation

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu hosted the STRIVE New Orleans (STRIVE NOLA) graduation ceremony for Cohort 16. Launched in March 2015, STRIVE NOLA seeks to connect disadvantaged jobseekers to employment opportunities by providing workforce case management, job readiness training and supportive services.

October 17, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2018 NOLA Commission Members to Provide Information on Next 300 Challenge

NEW ORLEANS – Today, October 17 at 2:15 p.m., the 2018 NOLA Commission will provide more information on the Next 300 Challenge. Designed by the Mayor’s Office and the 2018 NOLA Commission, the Challenge is an ideas competition that seeks to generate and seed innovative and collaborative solutions to some of the most systemic and generational challenges facing New Orleans.

October 17, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, 2018 NOLA Commission Announce Next 300 Challenge

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the 2018 NOLA Commission called on community organizations, non-profits and individuals to participate in the Next 300 Challenge. Designed by the Mayor’s Office and the 2018 NOLA Commission, the Challenge is an ideas competition that seeks to generate and seed innovative and collaborative solutions to some of the most systemic and generational challenges facing New Orleans.

October 16, 2017

City Reminds Political Campaigns to Remove Signs from Public Right of Way

NEW ORLEANS—Today, the City of New Orleans issued a reminder that all political signs must be removed from the public right-of-way by today, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

October 16, 2017

Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office Hosted District B Catch Basin Cleaning Day

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement hosted the first of four of the City’s Adopt-A-Catch Basin Cleaning Days in District B. With neighborhood and community leaders in attendance, residents worked together to clear vegetation and debris from nearly 30 catch basins across the Broadmoor and Hoffman Triangle neighborhoods.

October 16, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Tulane Avenue and Common Street

NEW ORLEANS — The Department of Public Works roadway striping contractor is currently re-striping Tulane Avenue between S. Rampart Street and S. Claiborne Avenue, and Common Street between Baronne and S. Rampart Streets. The striping work is anticipated to last approximately two weeks.  This project will improve bicycle and pedestrian connections between downtown destinations and the recently-renovated portion of Tulane Avenue, which now includes a widened neutral ground and bike lanes. 

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