Nola.com Article on City Council Vote Keeping District Councils

Nola.com has published an article on City Council’s vote to defeat Text Amendment #19, which would have removed District Councils from the Master Plan. The article explains the background of the situation, arguements on both sides of the issue, and the reasons why the Councilmembers voted as they did. It also states that the next steps are unclear.

The defeat of this Amendment leaves District Councils unchanged in the Master Plan; however, there is no mandate that they need to be implemented. Therefore, we need to continue working with City Council and the Administration to make District Councils a reality. Here is the link to the article…

www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/11/city_council_sends_new_orleans.html

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