Thursday, November 19, 2015 - New Orleans, LA - At today's Regular City Council Meeting, the Council considered 2016 Budget Ordinances, called an election to amend the Home Role Charter relative to the Office of Independent Police Monitor.
The Council also passed resolutions supporting the Big River Coalition's efforts to increase the depth of the Mississippi River navigation channel between Baton Rouge and the Gulf of Mexico, and supporting sustainable immigration policies to the City of New Orleans, encouraging compassion, and expressing gratitude to those who assist refugees.
In other business, the Council received a presentation from the Big River Coalition regarding efforts to increase the depth of the Mississippi River, recognized St. Thomas Community Health Center Founder and CEO Dr. Donald T. Erwin, and recognized Community Visions United for their efforts to revitalize New Orleans neighborhoods.
Prior to the Meeting, the Council held a moment of silence to recognize the lives lost in the Paris terrorist attacks.
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