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September 27, 2018

Kristin Gisleson Palmer, Jay H. Banks

Councilmembers Kristin Gisleson Palmer and Jay H. Banks Applaud CPC for Scheduling Second Meeting on Short Term Rentals

Councilmembers Kristin Gisleson Palmer and Jay H. Banks Applaud CPC for Scheduling Second Meeting on Short Term Rentals

NEW ORLEANS  - Today, the City Planning Commission (CPC) announced a special public hearing on its Short Term Rental (STR) Study. The CPC's decision comes after its first meeting earlier this week on the issue was met with complaints from citizens who waited hours to speak and did not receive the opportunity to do so. Councilmembers Palmer and Banks praised the CPC's immediate actions to address those complaints and are requesting citizens be allowed enough speaking time to make their views known.

September 6, 2018

Helena Moreno, Jay H. Banks

Council Vice President Helena Moreno Authors Ordinance to Enhance Opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Council Vice President Helena Moreno Authors Ordinance to Enhance Opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Council Vice President Helena Moreno and District "B" Councilmember Jay H. Banks co-authored an ordinance that would enhance the opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) interested in competing for contracts let by the New Orleans City Council.

July 25, 2018

Jay H. Banks

Greater New Orleans Foundation Hosts Spirit of Charity Innovation District Citywide Community Workshop

Greater New Orleans Foundation Hosts Spirit of Charity Innovation District Citywide Community Workshop

At 6 p.m. tonight, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Design Jones, LLC will host the first of two citywide community workshops to get public input on possibilities for redeveloping the neighborhood surrounding the former Charity Hospital. 

July 16, 2018

District B, Helena Moreno, Jay H. Banks

Council Vice President Helena Moreno to Host Screening and Panel Discussion of "The Children of Central City"

Council Vice President Helena Moreno to Host Screening and Panel Discussion of "The Children of Central City"

Tonight, Councilmember-At-Large Helena Moreno, in partnership with District "B" Councilmember Jay H. Banks, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, NOLA.com and others, is hosting a screening of "The Children of Central City," a striking perspective on the emotional trauma wrought by cyclical violence and the impact on the city's children.

July 6, 2018

Jay H. Banks

Councilmember Jay H. Banks to Host July Job Fest Alongside Hospitality and Tourism Industry Partners

Councilmember Jay H. Banks to Host July Job Fest Alongside Hospitality and Tourism Industry Partners

New Orleans and Company, formerly known as New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hosting a Job Fest in partnership with District "B" Councilmember Jay H. Banks at the Dryades YMCA on Wednesday, July 11. 

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