Meetings

Carnival Legislative Advisory Commitee

April 24, 2024 10:00 AM

City Council Chamber

1. Roll Call 

2. Louisiana SPCA – The committee will receive a presentation from the Louisiana SPCA regarding animals participating in or otherwise present at Carnival parades. To Present: Ana Zorrilla, Director, Louisiana SPCA

3. Department of Sanitation – The committee will receive a presentation from the Department of Sanitation regarding its role in Carnival. To Present: Matt Torri, Director of the Department of Sanitation.

4. Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness – The committee will receive a presentation from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness regarding its role in Carnival. To Present: Collin M. Arnold, Director of Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

5. Regional Transit Authority – The committee will receive a presentation from the Regional Transit Authority regarding the challenges it faces during Carnival. To present: Lona Hankins, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Transit Authority

6. City Code Chapter 34 Review
a. Use of the neutral ground and barricades (Secs. 34-30 – 34-33)
b. Number of elements (e.g., marching band, dance club, walking/riding club) in a parade (Secs. 34-1 & 34-14)
c. Commercialization of Carnival (Sec. 34-7)
d. Age of parade participants (Sec. 34-16)
e. Traditional parade routes (Sec. 34-6)

7. Discussion regarding Mardi Gras Indians

8. Adjournment

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