MAYOR CANTRELL JOINS HUD SECRETARY, STATE REPRESENTATIVES, LOCAL LEADERS AT NEW ORLEANS EAST HOSPITAL VISIT

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On September 17, 2021, Mayor Cantrell was joined by Secretary Marcia Fudge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Rep. Troy Carter, U.S. Congressman, 2nd Congressional District, Dr. Takeisha Davis, CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, and Danielle Willis, CFO of New Orleans East Hospital, to tour the New Orleans East Hospital and to recognize its success in saving lives while enduring Hurricane Ida. The event also highlighted the partnership between the City, State, and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that helped New Orleans rebuild following Hurricane Katrina and in prioritizing vaccination distribution during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Continue reading “MAYOR CANTRELL JOINS HUD SECRETARY, STATE REPRESENTATIVES, LOCAL LEADERS AT NEW ORLEANS EAST HOSPITAL VISIT”

ENONAC QUESTIONS CITY LEADERS ABOUT DEBRIS AND TRASH COLLECTION

Dawn Hebert, President of the East New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commission sent a letter to Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the members of the City Council over concerns with management of trash and debris pickup. Concern centered around some neighborhoods that have experienced no trash collection for over three weeks, and residents who are paying for this service but have not had regular trash collection for four months.  “Metro Disposal has not lived up to its contract and no consequences are being heard to penalize for breach of contract,” she stated.  

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New Orleans Redevelopment Authority to Auction 110± Properties in Citywide Online-Only Auction

The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) is conducting another ONLINE-ONLY auction of 110± vacant lots and structures located citywide. Bidding for this auction will begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 8:00 AM and end between 12:00 NOON and 6:00 PM on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. 

The auction is open to the public.  Anyone can register to bid on the properties.

The properties will sell “AS-IS, WHERE-IS” to the highest bidder. Properties are subject to a minimum bid price of $4,000 per property. There will be a virtual Buyers’ Seminar on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. CT.  This event will be done virtually. Participants can join the Zoom meeting through this link: https://zoom.us/j/99124550272.

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State and City Open Third Drive-Thru Site in New Orleans Area Offering COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), in partnership with the Louisiana National Guard (LANG), the City of New Orleans, and the University of New Orleans, is offering a third drive-thru site in the New Orleans area to provide free COVID-19 vaccines and testing six days a week.

The University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena parking lot in Gentilly will once again serve as a COVID-19 testing and vaccine site. Vaccines and testing will also continue to be offered Monday through Saturday at the Mahalia Jackson Theater parking lot in Treme and at Harold MacDonald Sr. Park on the Westbank. 

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