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May 29, 2018

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno

Council Utility Chair Conveys Demand for Documents in Connection with Independent Investigation of Entergy Allegations

Council Utility Chair Conveys Demand for Documents in Connection with Independent Investigation of Entergy Allegations

Newly-named Utility Committee Chair and Council Vice-President Helena Moreno formally advised Entergy New Orleans (ENO) via letter of the deadline to produce documents and materials in relation to the independent investigation of ENO's actions during the New Orleans Power Station (NOPS) process, which was unanimously approved at the meeting on May 24.

May 24, 2018

Helena Moreno

Councilmember-At-Large Helena Moreno Directs Entergy To Produce All Documents and Materials Related to Paid Actors

Councilmember-At-Large Helena Moreno Directs Entergy To Produce All Documents and Materials Related to Paid Actors

Today, the New Orleans City Council passed Councilmember-At-Large Helena Moreno's motions (M-18-196 and M-18-197) to begin a formal Council Investigation of Entergy New Orleans (ENO) and to retain an independent investigator regarding the use of paid actors during the NOPS public comment process over the past year.

May 24, 2018

Jason Rogers Williams

City Council Directs City Planning Commission to Study Revitalization of Important Historic Canal Street Corridor

City Council Directs City Planning Commission to Study Revitalization of Important Historic Canal Street Corridor

At today's regular meeting, Council President Jason Williams introduced and the Council unanimously approved M-18-200 directing the City Planning Commission (CPC) to engage in an in-depth study on initiatives to revitalize Canal Street. The study will present findings on why previous recommendations were not able to be implemented and will identify ways to incentivize the use of upper floors on buildings along Canal Street that have remained vacant for years. 

May 24, 2018

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

New Orleans City Council Approves Changes to Short-Term Rental Program

New Orleans City Council Approves Changes to Short-Term Rental Program

At today's meeting, the Council unanimously passed legislation authored by District "C" Councilmember Gisleson Palmer to review and improve regulations of the city's short-term rental (STR) program.

May 23, 2018

City Council Members

Media Advisory: Agenda Highlights for Regular Council Meeting on May 24, 2018

Seal of the City of New Orleans

Among the items to be heard at tomorrow's first regular meeting of the newly commissioned City Council:

  • The Council will consider two motions to address several concerns associated with short-term rentals (STRs) city-wide through the following...
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