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September 7, 2021

Helena Moreno

Council President Moreno and Council Vice President Glapion Team Up with Community Partners to Distribute Cell Phones, Ice, Essential Item Kits and Hot Meals

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NEW ORLEANS - Councilmembers Moreno and Glapion have teamed up with several organizations to hold an emergency supplies distribution site today, Tuesday, September 7, at GW Carver High School from 5 PM - 7 PM, or until supplies run out.

September 4, 2021

Helena Moreno

Council President Helena Moreno and Council Vice President Donna M. Glapion Partner on Hurricane Ida Supplies Distribution

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NEW ORLEANS - Council President Helena Moreno and Council Vice President Donna M. Glapion will distribute meals, essential items and tarps to residents impacted by Hurricane Ida on Sunday September 5, at 2 PM at St. Mary of the Angels on Miro Street. No documentation is required, and the distribution will take place until supplies run out.

September 1, 2021

Helena Moreno

Council President Moreno and Partners to Hold Tarp Distribution Tomorrow, September 2, at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Council President Moreno and Partners to Hold Tarp Distribution Tomorrow, September 2, at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

NEW ORLEANS - Council President Helena Moreno, State Representative Matthew Willard (District 97), and former State Representative and attorney Juan LaFonta will distribute tarps to residents impacted by Hurricane Ida on Thursday, September 2, from 1 PM to 3 PM at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. No documentation is required.

August 20, 2021

Helena Moreno

Crisis Intervention Strategy Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting on Monday at 1 PM

Crisis Intervention Strategy Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting on Monday at 1 PM

NEW ORLEANS - The Crisis Intervention Strategy Task Force (CISTF) will hold its first meeting on Monday, August 23, at 1 PM to begin building out a citywide effort to reimagine emergency response in New Orleans.

 

August 19, 2021

Helena Moreno

Council President Requests Budget Include $15 Living Wage for Public Employees

Council President Requests Budget Include $15 Living Wage for Public Employees

NEW ORLEANS - Council President Helena Moreno hosted City of New Orleans Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Gilbert Montaño during today's regular meeting to present a final plan to raise the living wage for City workers to at least $15/hr. The presentation was prompted by Moreno's motion M-21-238, which required a pay analysis of increasing the living wage to $15 within 45 days. CAO Montaño's presentation confirmed that all City workers would receive at least $15, that the Administration was working closely with Civil Service to make the necessary pay plan adjustments, and CAO Montano confirmed to Moreno that the 2022 budget would contain funding for a $15 living wage for all city employees.

 

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