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City Council August 11, 2016 Regular Meeting News Summary

August 11, 2016

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.



September 2, 2015
NOLA City Council Regular Meeting Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10 a.m. Agenda Highlights

2016 City of New Orleans Budget Information NOLA City Council Streaming Video 2015 Annual Report

Gun Buy Back Event to be Held at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church on August 27  8.23.16

Child Support Services Continue to be Underfunded and Underutilized  8.18.16

Free Flood Insurance Workshop to be Held on August 26  8.17.16

St. Tammany Behavioral Health Task Force to Present on Safe Haven Concept at Community Development Committee  8.17.16

Upcoming Events

8.23.16  Community Development Committee

8.24.16  Transportation and Airport Committee Rescheduled

8.25.16  Regular Meeting

8.31.16  Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee Cancelled

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