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City Council Regular Meeting News Summary April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - New Orleans, LAAt today's regular City Council Meeting, the Council passed Resolutions supporting the City's streetlight LED conversion program and calling for a traffic study in the Vieux Carré. An ordinance was adopted to strengthen Mardi Gras parade requirements and protocols.  The Council also approved a Zoning Docket providing for construction of a Raising Cane's in Gentilly. The Council passed Resolutions supporting the progress of several Algiers facilities, and a Motion reorganizing the Council's Standing Committees. Today's National Anthem was performed by the Ursuline Academy kindergarten class. 


In other business, the Council recognized Robert Merrick for his philanthropic contribution to United Way, the St. Claude Main Street organization for its selection as a 2014 Louisiana Culture Award winner, and local bar owners and the Louisiana Public Health Institute for their efforts to reduce secondhand smoke exposure.  A proclamation was presented to honor Ernest Gethers for his years of work with the City and the outgoing Councilmembers were honored with Proclamations and certificates of appreciation.



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New Orleans City Council Citizen Information

Council President Clarkson Introduces Resolutions at Regional Planning Commission Meeting  4.11.14

Councilmembers Guidry and Clarkson Pass Ordinance To Boost New Orleans Police Department Recruitment  4.10.14

Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell Presents Proclamation to NOPD "Wobble Cops"  3.28.14

New Orleans City Council Upcoming Events

4.28.14  Cable, Telecommunications, and Technology Committee

4.29.14  Budget / Audit / BOR

4.30.14  Criminal Justice Commitee

5.05.14  Special Council Organizational Meeting

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