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City Council January 22, 2015 Regular Meeting News Summary

January 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - New Orleans, LA - At today's regular City Council meeting, the Council adopted an ordinance amending the City Code to ban smoking in specified areas of the City. The Council approved a zoning change that allowed for the development of a CVS pharmacy in the Lower Ninth Ward. A motion was passed to appoint Councilmember Brossett as the Council's non-voting representative on the Revenue Estimating Conference.

The Council also introduced an ordinance on first reading which, if adopted, will require private-employers contracted by the city to provide a living wage to their employees.

In other business, the Council issued a proclamation honoring the late Bo Dollis, Big Chief of the Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indians, and received a performance of the National Anthem from the Martin Behrman Charter School of Creative Arts & Sciences.



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Council Vice-President Williams and District "D" Councilmember Brossett Honored by the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center   1.26.15

Councilmember Brossett Proposes New Orleans Living Wage Ordinance  1.26.15

A Letter to Constituents Regarding the Smoke-Free Ordinance  1.23.15

Councilmember Guidry Proposes Ordinance for the Regulation of Transportation Network Companies  1.23.15

New Orleans City Council Upcoming Events

1.28.15  Criminal Justice Committee Rescheduled

1.29.15  Budget/Audit/BOR Committee

2.02.15  Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee Meeting

2.03.15  Criminal Justice Committee Meeting

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