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City Council November 19, Regular Meeting News Summary

November 19, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - New Orleans, LA - At today's Regular City Council Meeting, the Council considered 2016 Budget Ordinances, called an election to amend the Home Role Charter relative to the Office of Independent Police Monitor. 

The Council also passed resolutions supporting the Big River Coalition's efforts to increase the depth of the Mississippi River navigation channel between Baton Rouge and the Gulf of Mexico, and supporting sustainable immigration policies to the City of New Orleans, encouraging compassion, and expressing gratitude to those who assist refugees. 

In other business, the Council received a presentation from the Big River Coalition regarding efforts to increase the depth of the Mississippi River, recognized St. Thomas Community Health Center Founder and CEO Dr. Donald T. Erwin, and recognized Community Visions United for their efforts to revitalize New Orleans neighborhoods.

Prior to the Meeting, the Council held a moment of silence to recognize the lives lost in the Paris terrorist attacks. 



November 18, 2015
NOLA City Council Regular Meeting Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Agenda Highlights

November 17, 2015
Council Holds Special Meeting to Appropriate Emergency Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office

November 16, 2015
NOLA City Council Special Meeting Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Agenda Highlights

2016 City of New Orleans Budget Information NOLA City Council Streaming Video Annual Report
New Orleans City Council Citizen Information

Dillard University to Host Diabetes Awareness Event in District "D" Monday, November 30, 2015  11.24.15

Councilmember Brossett Issues Statement Regarding Bunny Friend Park Shooting  11.23.15

Councilmember Cantrell Issues Statement Regarding Bunny Friend Park Shooting   11.23.15

Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Reach Agreement on 2016 Budget  11.19.15

New Orleans City Council Upcoming Events

11.26.15  Thanksgiving Day

12.01.15  Regular Meeting

12.03.15  Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee Cancelled

12.03.15  Public Works, Sanitation, & Environmental Committee

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