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Media Advisory: Regular Council Meeting April 24, 2014 Agenda Highlights

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The New Orleans City Council

April 23, 2014

What:      Among the Agenda items scheduled to be heard at tomorrow's Regular City Council meeting:
      • Historic District Landmarks Commission Appeal and Zoning Docket providing for the renovation and rehabilitation of an existing historic school building and new construction of mixed-use residential and commercial buildings for the property at 4950 Dauphine Street, the former Holy Cross School campus. (Expected to be addressed at 11:30 a.m.)
      • Ordinance to amend the City Code to provide for the function of the Mayor's Mardi Gras Advisory Council and requirements related to parade permits and protocols, float numbering and inspection, and other parade-related issues. (Expected to be addressed at 2:00 p.m.)
      • Ordinance to amend the City Code to create applicable definitions, appropriate sound levels, measurements and procedures for the Vieux Carre Entertainment (VCE) zoning classification and to clarify regulations and enforcement procedures for all sound violations. (Expected to be addressed at 2:30 p.m.)
      • Motion amending the Rules and Regulations of the Council to reduce the number of Standing Committees to eight and increase the number of members on each committee.
      • Resolution urging the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission to consider developing a site plan for the future Behrman Soccer Complex that lies beyond the recommended 660 feet radius buffer to avoid disturbing a nesting bald eagle in the area.
      • Ordinance to amend the City Code relative to establishment of limitations on the routes that may be used and prohibition of the use of noisemakers and amplified sound on any tour or sightseeing bus or for-hire vehicle capable of amphibious transportation operating in the City.
      • Resolution thanking those who have worked to develop a world-class recreation facility in Algiers and ratifying the Behrman Memorial Park projects articulated by the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and the Department of Capital Projects that remain to be completed.
      • Presentation thanking Latter and Blum President and CEO Robert W. Merrick for his $1 million contribution to the United Way.
      • Presentation congratulating St. Claude Main Street on its selection as a 2014 Louisiana Culture Award winner.
      • Presentation recognizing the efforts of bar owners in reducing the risk of secondhand smoke exposure to patrons and employees.



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City Council Regular Meeting News Summary April 10, 2014

April 9, 2014
Media Advisory: Regular Council Meeting April 10, 2014 Agenda Highlights

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4.23.14  Criminal Justice Committee Rescheduled

4.24.14  Regular Meeting

4.28.14  Cable, Telecommunications, and Technology Committee

4.29.14  Budget / Audit / BOR

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