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September 7, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Councilmember Helena Moreno announced the allocation of $300,000 to prioritize a first-of-its-kind urban heat analysis in partnership with the City’s Resilience and Sustainability Office and the City Department of Health.

July 31, 2023

Eugene J. Green

Councilmember Green Calls on City & State Officials to Investigate Saturday's Stunt Driving Incident on Elysian Fields

Councilmember Green Calls on City & State Officials to Investigate Saturday's Stunt Driving Incident on Elysian Fields

NEW ORLEANS - District "D" Councilmember Eugene Green has issued the following statement asking both City and State officials to investigate and pursue charges, where possible, in response to Saturday night’s reckless-vehicle-operation takeover of a portion of Elysian Fields Avenue near Gentilly Boulevard:

July 28, 2023

Eugene J. Green

*UPDATED* Councilmember Eugene Green Clarifies the Difference Between Tax Assessments and Taxing Authority

*UPDATED* Councilmember Eugene Green Clarifies the Difference Between Tax Assessments and Taxing Authority

NEW ORLEANS - In response to recent concerns regarding increases in property assessments, Councilman Green wants to make clear to the public that Orleans Parish property owners will not necessarily see an increase in their property taxes, although they may have seen an increase in their quadrennial tax assessments. 

July 24, 2023

Joseph I. Giarrusso

City Council Requests Taxing Agencies Not Roll Forward Their Millages After Huge Quadrennial Reassessments

City Council Requests Taxing Agencies Not Roll Forward Their Millages After Huge Quadrennial Reassessments

This is a quadrennial reassessment year. As reported, the average property value has shot up by 23%. Residents are already burdened with skyrocketing insurance rates, higher utility costs, and increased costs for goods and services. They have been writing us to say they are tapped out. 

April 19, 2023

Helena Moreno

Climate Chair Helena Moreno Welcomes Entergy Suggestions on Resiliency Calls for Ratepayer Protection

Climate Chair Helena Moreno Welcomes Entergy Suggestions on Resiliency  Calls for Ratepayer Protection

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Climate Chair Helena Moreno released the following statement on Entergy's resiliency suggestions and called for real ratepayer protections before committing to future investments.

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