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November 7, 2019

Helena Moreno, City Council

City Council Approves Rate Order to Lower Customer Rates as well as $1M Fine for Entergy New Orleans

City Council Approves Rate Order to Lower Customer Rates as well as $1M Fine for Entergy New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the Council authorized a rate order for Entergy New Orleans (ENO) to lower citywide rates for customers and build a pathway towards a cleaner energy future. The approved rate order reduces average residential bills by up to an estimated $3 a month while providing significant advancements on climate and equity issues. 

November 7, 2019

Jared C. Brossett, City Council

Councilmember Jared Brossett to Host Inaugural Thanksgiving Event and Turkey Giveaway in Partnership with Winn Dixie

Councilmember Jared Brossett to Host Inaugural Thanksgiving Event and Turkey Giveaway in Partnership with Winn Dixie

NEW ORLEANS - District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett will be hosting a special Thanksgiving celebration to provide free turkeys to local families on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Beacon Light Church. In partnership with Winn Dixie, Councilmember Brossett will be donating 500 turkeys (one per family) on a first-come, first-served basis as well as additional giveaways from event sponsors including AT&T, Total Community Action (TCA) and Harrah's New Orleans.

November 6, 2019

City Council

Early Voting Continues Despite City Hall Power Outage

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NEW ORLEANS - Despite the current power outage at New Orleans City Hall, the building is still open for early voting. Voting machines are connected to generator power, and the Registrar of Voters is facilitating early voting as planned. Residents are still encouraged to vote early today at either City Hall or one of the three additional locations listed below: 

November 6, 2019

City Council

City Council Seeking Requests for Qualifications/Proposals for Regulatory Proceedings Presiding Officer

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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council is currently accepting applications for a Request for Qualifications/Proposals (RFQ/P) to obtain one or more individuals to preside over litigation hearings. The Presiding Officer for Council Regulatory Proceedings must have the following qualifications:

  • A law degree and practicing lawyer
  • A minimum of seven years experience as a licensed attorney preparing for or participating in and/or presiding over formal hearings or trials involving litigation

October 23, 2019

Helena Moreno, City Council

Utilities Committee Orders First Rate Reductions For Residents in Almost Nine Years

Utilities Committee Orders First Rate Reductions For Residents in Almost Nine Years

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the Utilities Committee unanimously ordered electric and gas rate reductions for residents and businesses across New Orleans in a rate case resolution approved today. The resolution orders Entergy New Orleans to lower residential bills by an average of $34 a year, and saves taxpayers significant dollars with lower rates for the City and Sewerage and Water Board, while providing new green power options and freezing the regressive minimum customer charge at just $8.

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