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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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October 13, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Announces Adopt-A-Catch Basin Website

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the City’s first-ever Adopt-A-Catch Basin website. Managed by the City’s Information Technology and Innovation (ITI) Department, the website will allow residents to help the City clean and maintain over 65,000 catch basins. Residents adopting catch basins will be responsible for keeping them clear of debris and litter at the entrances of catch basins. This will reduce the likelihood of street flooding during storm events.

October 13, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Engagement to Host Adopt-A-Catch Basin Cleaning Day

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, October 14, the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement will host the Adopt-A-Catch Basin Cleaning Day in District B at Taylor Playground (2600 Roman St.).

 

October 13, 2017

City Issues Filming Notice for Residents and Businesses in the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents and businesses in the French Quarter. Tomorrow, October 14, 2017, a production company will film exterior scenes using smoke effects on Decatur Street between Barracks Street and Ursulines Avenue between 9 a.m. and noon.

October 13, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Touts Major Successes at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Bolstering Economic Growth in Region

NEW ORLEANS – According to recently-released data by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) grew enplanements by 78 percent between 2006 and 2016, making MSY the second fastest growing airport in America over a ten-year period.  In 2016, New Orleans had over 5.5 million total enplanements, 15 percent higher than pre-Katrina levels, which indicates both a return of flights lost post-Katrina and an influx of new flights to the region.

October 12, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chief Harrison, Mayor Landrieu Executive Counsel to Provide Update on DOJ Confirmation

NEW ORLEANS— Today, at 1 p.m., New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Chief Michael Harrison and Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Executive Counsel Zach Butterworth will provide an update on the Department of Justice’s confirmation that New Orleans is in compliance with federal immigration law.

October 12, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Releases Statement on Department of Justice’s Confirmation that New Orleans is in Compliance with Federal Immigration Law

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Chief Michael Harrison responded to the confirmation issued by the Department of Justice that NOPD is in full compliance with federal immigration law, including 8 U.S.C. § 1373.

October 11, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Congratulates NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison on Honor from Major Cities Chiefs Association

NEW ORLEANS— Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu offered his congratulations to New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Supt. Michael Harrison, who was honored by his peers in the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA). This week, the MCCA elected Chief Harrison to their board of directors as the representative for the nation’s central region.

October 11, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Congratulates NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison on Honor from Major Cities Chiefs Association

NEW ORLEANS— Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu offered his congratulations to New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Supt. Michael Harrison, who was honored by his peers in the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA). This week, the MCCA elected Chief Harrison to their board of directors as the representative for the nation’s central region.

October 08, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials Provide Update on Tropical Storm Nate

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu provided an update on Hurricane Nate. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Nate has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm.

October 08, 2017

RTA Transit Services Resume Following Hurricane Nate

NEW ORLEANS - Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is restoring all modes of transit services today, October 8th following the impacts due to Hurricane Nate. 

 

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