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July 31, 2019

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer Responds to City Contractor's Previous Work with Short Term Rental Platform, Airbnb

District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer Responds to City Contractor's Previous Work with Short Term Rental Platform, Airbnb

NEW ORLEANS - District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer has released the following statement in response to recent news of the City's contractor, HR&A, and its previous work with short term rental (STR) company, Airbnb:

July 23, 2019

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

Message from Councilmember Kristin G. Palmer

Message from Councilmember Kristin G. Palmer

NEW ORLEANS - At its regular meeting on Thursday, August 8, the Council will consider two ordinances that would amend the City's Short-Term Rental (STR) regulations, fines and fees. Ordinance No. 32,685 by District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer modifies the City's Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO) to establish two categories of STRs: Residential and Commercial. Ordinance No. 32,691 by Councilmembers Gisleson Palmer, Helena Moreno and Jay H. Banks, establishes STR owner, operator and platform permits and fees, operating regulations and enforcement penalties.

July 19, 2019

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer Responds to NOPD Body Camera Footage of Recent Arrest on Frenchmen Street

District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer Responds to NOPD Body Camera Footage of Recent Arrest on Frenchmen Street

NEW ORLEANS - Councilmember Kristin Palmer has released the following statement in response to the arrest of a brass band musician on Frenchmen Street and officers' camera footage of the incident:

July 18, 2019

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

Council Approves Changes to Marigny and Bywater Development Standards

Council Approves Changes to Marigny and Bywater Development Standards

NEW ORLEANS - The Council approved Zoning Docket 41/19 by District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer which updates density and height bonuses for the Marigny and Bywater sub-districts of the Riverfront Overlay.  

July 11, 2019

Kristin Gisleson Palmer

Tropical Storm Barry Update from District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer

Tropical Storm Barry Update from District "C" Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer

NEW ORLEANS - The City of New Orleans is closely monitoring and preparing residents for Tropical Storm Barry, which has the potential to impact parts of southeastern Louisiana.

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