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August 28, 2019

Joseph I. Giarrusso

Councilmember Giarrusso Updates Residents on Millages and Upcoming Ballot Initiatives

Councilmember Giarrusso Updates Residents on Millages and Upcoming Ballot Initiatives

Dear Neighbors,

My office continues to receive calls and emails from New Orleanians concerned with their assessments. Now that we are past the deadline for formal assessment appeals, I want to be sure people know what comes next. Decisions at the Board of Review, at the City Council and various board and commissions, and the ballot box will all affect the 2020 tax bills. Included below are several slides from my Fall 2019 Tax Considerations Presentation.

February 12, 2019

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno, Jay H. Banks, Joseph I. Giarrusso

Council Resolution Directs Improvements to New Orleans Power Station and Focuses Entergy's $5M Penalty Toward Solving S&WB Power Crisis

Seal of the City of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Utilities Committee Chair Helena Moreno, Council Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) Appointee Jay H. Banks, and Public Works Committee Chair Joe Giarrusso have issued the following statement regarding Entergy and the New Orleans Power Station (NOPS):

"Since taking office last May, this Council has relentlessly fought on behalf of Entergy New Orleans and Sewerage Water Board (S&WB) customers. We continue to review all aspects of service and business practices by S&WB and Entergy to determine how they can better serve New Orleanians.

 

February 1, 2019

Public Works, Sanitation and Environment Committee, Joseph I. Giarrusso

Council Posts Sewerage and Water Board Meeting Summaries and Quarterly Reports Online

Council Posts Sewerage and Water Board Meeting Summaries and Quarterly Reports Online

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans residents now have a single place to go for reports presented to and information prepared by the New Orleans City Council regarding the Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB).

January 11, 2019

Joseph I. Giarrusso

Councilmember Giarrusso Issues Statement on the Sewerage and Water Board's Plan to Request Increased Fees

Councilmember Giarrusso Issues Statement on the Sewerage and Water Board's Plan to Request Increased Fees

NEW ORLEANS - District "A" Councilmember and Public Works Committee Chair Joe Giarrusso has issued the following statement in response to the Sewerage and Water Board's (S&WB) plan to request increased fees:

December 13, 2018

Public Works, Sanitation and Environment Committee, Joseph I. Giarrusso

Public Works Chair Joe Giarrusso Issues Statement on Selection of Councilmember Jay H. Banks to Join Sewerage and Water Board

Public Works Chair Joe Giarrusso Issues Statement on Selection of Councilmember Jay H. Banks to Join Sewerage and Water Board

NEW ORLEANS - District "A" Councilmember and Public Works Committee Chair Joe Giarrusso has issued the following statement regarding the selection of District "B" Councilmember Jay H. Banks to the Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) of New Orleans:

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