New Orleans City Council directs parish sheriff to draft new immigrant … NOLA.com Dozens of laborers and former prisoners filed into the council chamber Wednesday holding placards adorned with the names of New Orleans inmates and the word “disappeared,” a jarring reference to the history of secret abductions or killings that have ..
Head of New Orleans City Council's Utility Committee expresses concern over … NOLA.com The chairwoman of the New Orleans City Council's Utility Committee said Thursday she is apprehensive about Entergy Louisiana's proposed rate hike for its customers in Algiers
Sculptures to Mark Evac Points in New … ABC News They were designed by Boston artist Douglas Kornfeld who was selected for the work by the Arts Council of New Orleans
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Watchdog urges state lawmakers to bring New Orleans ' firefighters' pension … NOLA.com Kevin Pearson, a Slidell Republican who serves as chair of the House Retirement Committee, would allow the New Orleans City Council to establish a new retirement system for its firefighters and assume control of all the assets of the current system. A …
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Xavier University rezoning request OK'd by New Orleans City Council NOLA.com The school was seeking to change the zoning to RM-4, or multiple-family residential, the normal zoning category for university campuses in New Orleans . Most of the Xavier campus already is zoned RM-4, which allows all standard university activities and … and more
Food truck ordinance passes in New Orleans City Council bestofneworleans.com (blog) Rachel Billow, president of the New Orleans Food Truck Coalition and owner of La Cocinita food truck, said there “haven't been any issues thus far with there not being a restroom requirement,” noting that the current law as written has no requirement. and more
New Orleans ' Lot Next Door program starts final push to sell off remaining … NOLA.com The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority has released its latest list of abandoned lots that can be bought by adjacent property owners through the city's Lot Next Door program
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Abnormal excellence bestofneworleans.com (blog) It's a no-holds-barred look at race, politics, culture and all other things post-Katrina New Orleans , set against the backdrop of then-District B Council member Stacy Head's bid for re-election in her black-majority district in 2010. While race and ..
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New Orleans City Council tightens rules for handling construction debris NOLA.com At the request of the Landrieu administration, the New Orleans City Council recently tightened up the city's rules on the removal of construction, fire and excavation debris. The new law says that some debris must be removed daily. In other cases …
New Orleans City Council reacts to complaints about excessive noise at … NOLA.com In the wake of widespread complaints about excessive noise from a recent riverfront music festival, the New Orleans City Council wants a larger role in deciding whether more such events will be allowed and under what conditions.