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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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November 01, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, Gov. Edwards Highlight New Jobs at Michoud Assembly Facility

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Gov. John Bel Edwards and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Director Todd May to announce significant growth at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, including progress and job growth in the assembly of NASA’s Orion crew capsule and Space Launch System rocket, the major components being built in New Orleans that will convey future U.S. missions to space. 

October 31, 2017

City Health Department Announces Start of Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans Health Department announced that the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace begins tomorrow, Nov.1, 2017. Residents and small businesses are encouraged to visit the Marketplace at healthcare.gov to directly compare and purchase private health insurance options.

October 31, 2017

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions in Advance of Second Line Honoring Fats Domino on Nov. 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of a second line honoring music legend Antione “Fats” Domino on Nov. 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. The public is encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

October 31, 2017

City Issues Traffic Reminders in Advance of Halloween Night

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued traffic reminders in advance of events taking place tonight, Oct. 31 in celebration of Halloween. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

October 31, 2017

*UPDATE* MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu, Chief Harrison and Officials to Mark Passage of New NOPD Pay Plan

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, joined by New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) officers and elected officials, will hold a press conference on a new pay plan and job classification structure for the NOPD. The new plan is designed to increase the number of officers on the street by addressing long-standing retention issues  and incentivizing long term careers on the force.

October 30, 2017

NORD to Host 6TH Annual “Thriller” Flash Mob at City Hall

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission and Fit NOLA will host its 6th Annual “Thriller” flash mob in front of City Hall (1300 Perdido St.).  The flash mob will be led by Fit NOLA dance instructor, Kenneth “Kynt” Bryan. The dance pays tribute to Michael Jackson’s iconic 1983 video. The performance will include a special tribute to the late New Orleans music legend, Antoine “Fats” Domino.

October 27, 2017

*UPDATE* Traffic Advisory: Central Business District

NEW ORLEANS — On Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31, the City of New Orleans construction contractor, Jack P. Harper Electrical, LLC will close portions of Poydras Street  and S. Peters Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The lane closures are necessary to accommodate the $1.3 million Pedestrian Improvements Project currently underway in the Central Business District. Drivers may experience traffic delays during this time.

October 27, 2017

City Issues Filming Notice for Residents in the Lower Garden District

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice for residents in the Lower Garden District.

October 27, 2017

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions for Events on October 27 – October 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events scheduled for today, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct.29. The public is encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

October 27, 2017

City Launches Season 16 of Midnight Basketball

NEW ORLEANS—On Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will launch Season 16 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball. Additionally, in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association Foundation (NBPAF), Midnight Basketball will offer scholarship opportunities for Season 16 participants.

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