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City Council Regular Meeting News Summary August 21, 2014




August 21, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - New Orleans, LA - At today's Regular City Council Meeting, the Council passed Resolutions: calling for inmate reduction and provision of medical and mental health care services at Orleans Parish Prison; supporting the Mayor's requests for additional public safety resources from the State; and encouraging the development of a federal strategic plan in response to the Ebola virus outbreak. Ordinances were passed to allow NOPD officers to continue providing security services at SMG managed facilities, to support the implementation of Green Infrastructure/Low Impact Development practices in the City, and to facilitate hazard mitigation projects at Criminal District Court.

 

In other business, the Council received a presentation and passed a Resolution recognizing the National Baptist Convention's 134th Annual Session, and recognized local M.C. and bounce music ambassador Freddie "Big Freedia" Ross.
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August 20, 2014
Media Advisory: Regular Council Meeting August 21, 2014 Agenda Highlights

August 18, 2014
Statement from Council President Stacy Head on departure of New Orleans Police Chief Ronal Serpas, appointment of Lt. Michael Harrison as Interim Superintendent

August 14, 2014
City Council Regular Meeting News Summary August 14, 2014

   
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New Orleans City Council Citizen Information

District "A" Councilmember and Chair of the Criminal Justice Committee Susan Guidry Authors Resolution Opposing Expansion of the New Jail  8.21.14

District “D” Councilmember and Chair of the Transportation and Airport Committee Jared Brossett Commented on Spirit Airlines’ New Flights to Begin at Louis Armstrong International Airport Late October  8.20.14

District "C" Councilmember Ramsey Statement: New Leadership at NOPD  8.18.14

District "D" Councilmember Brossett Statement Re: On The Retirement of NOPD Chief Ronal Serpas   8.18.14

New Orleans City Council Upcoming Events

8.25.14  Governmental Affairs Committee

8.26.14  District "B" Mayor / Council 2015 Budget Process Community Meeting

8.26.14  Transportation and Airport Committee Cancelled

8.27.14  District "D" Mayor / Council 2015 Budget Process Community Meeting

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