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December 2, 2021

Jay H. Banks

Councilmember Jay H. Banks Encourages Residents to Attend Upcoming Job Fairs

Councilmember Jay H. Banks Encourages Residents to Attend Upcoming Job Fairs

NEW ORLEANS - The City of New Orleans and JOB1 NOLA are hosting a series of Neighborhood Job Fairs in December 2021 beginning Monday, December 6 through Thursday, December 16. Councilmember Jay H. Banks is encouraging all residents looking for new career opportunities to attend to get connected with employers.

 

See the flyer below for details and click here or follow JOB1 on Facebook for additional updates and announcements.

December 2, 2021

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett Introduces Ordinance to Rename Robert E Lee Blvd. After the Late Allen Toussaint

Councilmember Brossett Introduces Ordinance to Rename Robert E Lee Blvd. After the Late Allen Toussaint

NEW ORLEANS - District “D” Councilmember Jared C. Brossett introduced an ordinance at yesterday's City Council meeting to rename Robert E Lee Blvd. to Allen Toussaint Blvd.

 

The street currently honors a commanding officer of the Confederacy. Councilmember Brossett seeks to honor the accomplished musician and producer who was born and raised in New Orleans and left an indelible mark on the city’s culture.

December 1, 2021

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett Passes Funding for Public WiFi and Proposes $5 Million Allocation to Relocate Gordon Plaza Residents

Councilmember Brossett Passes Funding for Public WiFi and Proposes $5 Million Allocation to Relocate Gordon Plaza Residents

NEW ORLEANS - District “D” Councilmember Jared C. Brossett has been pushing for public WiFi access throughout his term, and today he was able to secure funding to make an initial investment of $1.5 million to that end. Councilmember Brossett was joined by Councilmembers Banks, Palmer, Nguyen, and Glapion in support of the measure during today's regular Council meeting. 

November 18, 2021

Jay H. Banks

Council Defers Phase III Expansion of Orleans Justice Center

Council Defers Phase III Expansion of Orleans Justice Center

NEW ORLEANS - During the regular meeting this Thursday, November 18, Zoning Docket 71/21, which requests amendments to the conditional use ordinance for the Orleans Justice Center to permit the phase III expansion, appeared on the Council agenda for the first time.  

November 18, 2021

Jared C. Brossett

City Council to Consider Renaming Portion of Louisa Street to Honor Johnny Jackson Jr.

City Council to Consider Renaming Portion of Louisa Street to Honor Johnny Jackson Jr.

NEW ORLEANS - During today's regular City Council meeting, the Council introduced an ordinance authored by Councilmember Jared Brossett to rename a portion of Louisa Street after lifelong New Orleanian, City Councilman, and State Representative Johnny Jackson Jr.

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