Thursday, February 4, 2016 - New Orleans, LA - At today's Regular Council Meeting, the Council established a new schedule of fines and rental rates for certain parking violations and parking spaces and authorized a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) with the Audubon Commission to facilitate improvements at the Nature Center in Joe Brown Park and Audubon Park Riverview.
In other business, the Council received presentations from and recognized 2016 Mardi Gras royalty from the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Krewe of Pandora, and Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale.
During the Orders of Business, Council President Williams took a point of personal privilege to recognize the life of Julia Aaron Humbles, a New Orleans native and Civil Rights activist who recently passed away. Ms. Humbles was a leader in the fight for equal rights. She participated in sit-ins, marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and led freedom rides to protest segregation.
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