Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards Luncheon will be Thursday, November 7

Come celebrate civic engagement in New Orleans at the fourth annual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards luncheon!  The luncheon will be Thursday, November 7, at noon at Generations Hall (310 Andrew Higgins Drive).  The keynote speaker will be Sonia Perez, President of AT&T Louisiana, and the honoress are the Vietnamese-American Young Leaders (VAYLA) and Joel Myers.  Tickets are $60 each ($50 for BBMLF Alumni), or $500 for a table of eight, with a program listing. 

 

Tickets may be purchased via PayPal, using the recipient email address contributions@cbno.org, or by sending a check to CBNO, 4902 Canal Street, Suite 300, NOLA 70119.  Please join us in recognizing these deserving community leaders, and in making a statement about the importance of citizen participation.

 

Ticket Purchase Form: Award Lunch Tables-Tickets 13

CPP Awards

City Council Hearings on 2014 Budget

CITY COUNCIL HEARINGS ON 2014 PROPOSED BUDGET

 

Here is information from the City Council website on their hearings on the Mayor’s proposed 2014 Budget. The Council will hold hearings on the Mayor’s proposed 2014 budget, beginning on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the City Council Chamber. All hearing days begin at 10:00 a.m. Hearing dates for individual departments and agencies are:

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

TAX LEVY

SPECIAL TAX DISTRICTS PRESENTATION

REVENUE BUDGET

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

POLICE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE PENSION

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FIRE DEPARTMENT AND FIRE PENSION

SAFETY & PERMITS DEPARTMENT

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MUNICIPAL COURT

TRAFFIC COURT

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

PRESENTATION – HOSPITALIZATION & WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CLERK OF CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT

REGISTRAR OF VOTERS

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CAPITAL BUDGET AND FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (INCL. DELGADO ALBANIA PLANTATION & MUNICIPAL YACHT HARBOR)

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

MISCELLANEOUS – CAO and OTHER PROGRAMS (excl. Mayor)

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

LAW DEPARTMENT

CIVIL SERVICE

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

PARKS AND PARKWAYS DEPARTMENT

SANITATION DEPARTMENT

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SHERIFF

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CANAL STREET DEVELOPMENT CORP.

FRENCH MARKET CORP. & UPPER PONTABLA BUILDING RESTORATION CORP.

NEW ORLEANS BUILDING CORP.

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ORLEANS PARISH COMMUNICATION DISTRICT

N.O. AVIATION BOARD

ALGIERS DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

HISTORIC DISTRICT LANDMARKS COMMISSION

VIEUX CARRE COMMISSION

CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

MISCELLANEOUS – MUNICIPAL PARTICIPATION IN CIVIC AFFAIRS

Arts Council of New Orleans

Essence Music Festival

Louisiana S.P.C.A.

LSU Ag Center and Southern Ag Center

Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee

New Orleans Council on Aging

Orleans Parish Veterans Affairs (Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs)

Public Defender

Regional Planning Commission

Total Community Action

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MAYOR’S OFFICE

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

MAYOR’S OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

MISCELLANEOUS – MAYOR’S OFFICE

NEW ORLEANS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AS NEEDED FOR BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

MOSQUITO, TERMITE, & RODENT CONTROL

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CORONER’S OFFICE

JUVENILE COURT

HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT/ YOUTH STUDY CENTER

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SHERIFF

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

N.O. REGIONAL BUSINESS PARK

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

PUBLIC LIBRARY

COUNCIL & ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 through WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AS NEEDED FOR BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

ADOPT BUDGET

 

These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for additional accommodation or any assistance required to fully participate may be directed to Calvin Aguillard at 504-658-1093 (V) or through LA Relay Service at 1-800-846-5277 (T), 1-800-737-1013 (Spanish) or the All City Departments TTY: (504)658-2059. This communiqué is available in alternative formats upon request.

 

For additional information, contact Barbara Avalos (658-1092; btavalos@nola.gov) or Calvin Aguillard (658-1093; cjaguillard@nola.gov)

Lower Ninth Ward CZO Meeting, Tuesday, October 8

On Tuesday, October 8 from 6:00 to 8:00pm, the City Planning Commission will host a public input meeting on the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance for the Lower Ninth Ward. The meeting will take place at MLK School at 1617 Caffin Avenue.

 

Lower Ninth Ward

Neighborhood Summit – November 16

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office is host a Neighborhood Summit on November 16. You can RSVP on NEO website.

 

Neighborhood Summit

NORA seeks developers for Gentilly Redevelopment Initative RFP

NORA has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for developers to purchase 35 NORA properties in Gentilly. These properties are located in the Mirabeau Gardens, Paris Oaks/Bayou Vista, Pilotland, and Virgil Park neighborhoods (see the map below). It is important to be involved in this process because NORA could select a someone who will develop a large number of properties in your neighborhood.

For more information, you can find more information on NORA’s  website: http://www.noraworks.org/rfps/category/property/2013-gentily-development-initiative-request-for-proposals

You can view the entire RFP at this link: http://www.noraworks.org/public/documents/rfps/2013_Gentilly_Development_Initiative_RFP_FINAL.pdf

 

NORA RFP Properties

Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Meeting in Gentilly – Mon, Oct 7

On Monday, October 7 from 6 to 8pm, the City Planning Commission will host a public meeting in Gentilly to get input on the latest draft of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO) update. This meeting will take place at Ben Franklin High School (2001 Leon C. Simon Blvd). City Planning staff will be on hand to explain the update to the CZO and to get your input. Please see the flyer below for more information.

 

PD6

 

Algiers Public Hearing on Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance – Thurs, Oct 4

On Thursday, October 4 from 6 to 8pm, the City Planning Commission will hold its public meeting in Algiers on the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. The meeting will take place at the Federal City YMCA at 2220 Constitution Street. See below for a flyer for the meeting.

 

Algiers

 

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