NEW ORLEANS - At today's City Council meeting, the Council passed an ordinance authorizing the City of New Orleans to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Services for enhancements to Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge. Additionally, the Council passed a motion directing the City Planning Commission (CPC) to conduct a public hearing to consider the adoption of the City Planning Staff recommendations as reflected in the April 2016 Neighborhood Participation Program study.
In other news, the Council presented a proclamation to the recipients of the Cornerstone Missionary Baptist General Association Scholarship. The Council also honored the New Orleans Police Department by declaring Sept. 7 as Geaux Blue NOLA Day. Lastly, the Council acknowledged the one-year anniversary of the University Medical Center New Orleans by hearing a presentation from its CEO Bill Masterson regarding all of its accomplishments since its opening one year ago.