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City Council Special Meeting News Summary November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

At the regular meeting on November 16, 2017, the New Orleans City Council approved City Council/Harrah's Community Support Grant funds, approved appointments and reappointments by Mayor Mitch Landrieu to the Sewerage & Water Board (S&WB) and other organizations, established a "Judgment Fund" to ensure the availability of funds for the payment of legal judgments rendered against the City, and passed a measure to extend the effectiveness of Ordinance No. 26,921, which created the "Adult Live Performance Venue Interim Zoning District." Additionally, the Council authorized the issuance and advertisement of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a public safety consultant, adopted a resolution supporting the Federal Historic Tax Credit program, approved the 2017 French Market Corporation budget with an additional $1.1 million for renovations to the Moonwalk Project, and passed an ordinance to permit commercial advertising on City-approved bike share stations.

As special orders of business, the Council heard from the Black and Blue Theater Project recognizing the life and career of 83-year-old NOPD Deputy Superintendent Yvonne Bechet and honored hip-hop legends D.J. Jubilee and Partners N' Crime for 25 years in the entertainment industry and for inspiring the inner-city children of New Orleans. To kick off the meeting, the Council received a special performance of the National Anthem from another New Orleans musical icon, Denisia.



November 15, 2017
Media Advisory: Agenda Highlights for Regular Council Meeting on November 16, 2017

November 14, 2017
Councilmember Nadine Ramsey to Host Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for Senior Citizens on Tuesday, November 14

November 8, 2017
New Orleanians to Vote on Rainy Day Fund in Upcoming Election

Master Plan Amendments NOLA City Council Streaming Video 2016 Annual Report

City Announces Final Bike Share Station Locations  11.13.17

Media Advisory: Agenda Highlights for Regular Council Meeting on October 26, 2017  10.25.17

New Orleans City Hall and All Administrative Operations to Close until Sunday, October 8, in Preparation for Tropical Storm Nate  10.06.17

Council Issues RFP for Electronic Document Management, Agenda Preparation and Video Streaming Services   10.05.17

Upcoming Events

11.23.17  Thanksgiving Day

11.24.17  Veterans Day

11.27.17  Criminal Justice Committee

11.29.17  Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee Public Meeting

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