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April 8, 2024

Jean Paul "JP" Morrell

Council Vice President JP Morrell Issues Statement on City Park Conservancy’s Plan to Displace Grow Dat Youth Program

Council Vice President JP Morrell Issues Statement on City Park Conservancy’s Plan to Displace Grow Dat Youth Program

NEW ORLEANS - Councilmember At-Large JP Morrell has issued the following statement about the potential displacement of Grow Dat Youth Program:

November 30, 2023

Joseph I. Giarrusso, Budget Hearing

New Orleans City Leaders Collaborate on Key Priorities for 2024 Proposed Executive Budget Amendment

New Orleans City Leaders Collaborate on Key Priorities for 2024 Proposed Executive Budget Amendment

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans City Council Budget Chair Joseph I. Giarrusso III and Chief
Administrative Officer Gilbert Montaño have collaborated to introduce an amendment to
the 2024 Proposed Executive Budget after weeks of working with Mayor LaToya Cantrell's
administration, the City Council, New Orleans residents, and stakeholders.

September 7, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Councilmember Helena Moreno announced the allocation of $300,000 to prioritize a first-of-its-kind urban heat analysis in partnership with the City’s Resilience and Sustainability Office and the City Department of Health.

July 31, 2023

Eugene J. Green

Councilmember Green Calls on City & State Officials to Investigate Saturday's Stunt Driving Incident on Elysian Fields

Councilmember Green Calls on City & State Officials to Investigate Saturday's Stunt Driving Incident on Elysian Fields

NEW ORLEANS - District "D" Councilmember Eugene Green has issued the following statement asking both City and State officials to investigate and pursue charges, where possible, in response to Saturday night’s reckless-vehicle-operation takeover of a portion of Elysian Fields Avenue near Gentilly Boulevard:

July 28, 2023

Eugene J. Green

*UPDATED* Councilmember Eugene Green Clarifies the Difference Between Tax Assessments and Taxing Authority

*UPDATED* Councilmember Eugene Green Clarifies the Difference Between Tax Assessments and Taxing Authority

NEW ORLEANS - In response to recent concerns regarding increases in property assessments, Councilman Green wants to make clear to the public that Orleans Parish property owners will not necessarily see an increase in their property taxes, although they may have seen an increase in their quadrennial tax assessments. 

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