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During the recent City Council Community Development Committee meeting, Richards Disposal committed to clearing the missed trash and recycling backlog by Sunday, January 15.. Starting this week, residents can put their trash and recycling carts out on their normal pick-up days, which are available at the City’s Where Y’at site.
In the meantime, report your missed trash and recycling pickups to NOLA 311. If Richard’s does not resolve the problem within 24 hours, contact Councilmember Giarrusso's office with your 311 case number, address, and how long it has been since your trash or recycling has been collected. Leave your trash and/or recycling bin in the street until those collections occur
The above, including both person and property crime aggregate data, is reported by neighorhood, Ie: East Carrollton, Black Pearl, Hollyrove, Gert Town, etc.. Click here to access the NONPACC pdf file which also includes the NOPD Hot Sheet and important telephone numbers. The information in this format is not available on line.
Missed Trash and Recycling Issues
During the recent City Council Community Development Committee meeting, Richards Disposal committed to clearing the missed trash and recycling backlog by Sunday, January 15. Residents can put their trash and recycling carts out on their normal pick-up days, which are available at the City’s Where Y’at site.
In the meantime, report your missed trash and recycling pickups to NOLA 311. If Richard’s does not resolve the problem within 24 hours, contact Councilmember Giarrusso's office with your 311 case number, address, and how long it has been since your trash or recycling has been collected. Leave your trash and/or recycling bin in the street until those collections occur.
PUBLIC COMMENT ON NEW ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD REDISTRICTING MAPS NEEDED BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST
The OPSB redistricting process has completed its first round of open houses and revised the OPSB district maps based on public comments. January is the last chance to see and comment on the revised maps before public comments close February 1st.
OPSB 2023 redistricting timeline and open house dates
Thursday Jan. 12 – District 6
The Willow School (formerly Lusher Charter), 5624 Freret Street
Visit the project portal to submit comments, review maps, and create your own maps at: https://orleans-parish-redistricting-engagement-portal-maulfoster.hub.arcgis.com/
Metropolitan Crime Commission, Inc
The Orleans Crime Bulletin - 2022 Violent Crime Recap
It looks like New Orleans is finally starting to enforce short-term rental rules - in gambit.
Since New Orleans nearly tripled the number of inspectors on the job and first began using STR tracking software Granicus in September, the city has identified at least “2,500 non-compliant listings, and approximately 1,741 of those listings are for exceeding the maximum capacity requirement,” said John Lawson, a spokesperson for Mayor LaToya Cantrell. Read more in gambit.
City of New Orleans Announces 2023 Property Tax Bills Will Be Available on or before January 1
Residents will be able to access tax bills online before receiving them in the mail. A notice informing customers of the date property owners can pay online will be available, and homeowners will have until Jan. 31, 2023 to submit tax bill payments before interest accrues at a monthly rate of one percent. More information from the City.
Art for All
Louisiana residents may enjoy FREE admission to some of New Orleans’ most beloved cultural institutions on select days this summer and all year long courtesy of The Helis Foundation, including Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Louisiana Children’s Museum, and Contemporary Arts Center. Read more.
New Orleans Public Library Cultural Pass Program
Check out the Culture Pass program from the New Orleans Public Library which allows for daily passes with free entry into Downtown favorites such as The National WWII Museum and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Click here for more information.
Arts Market at Marsalis Harmony Park
The Arts Market New Orleans has returned to Marsalis Harmony Park on the last Saturday of the each month. They will update the market Facebook page in the event of inclement weather. Stay updated here for the full artist roster.
Crescent City Farmers Market
CCFM now hosts weekly, modified walk up markets with safety precautions in place on Tuesdays from 8 am – noon at Uptown Square. Learn more.
Every second and fourth Saturday of the month, from 9 - 11 a.m, volunteers with Central Carrollton Association will be collecting glass for recycling and books for two nonprofit organizations, the Symphony Book Fair and Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners. The collections will take place at Faith New Orleans, 7902 S. Claiborne Ave., (corner Fern St.) Learn more.
Council Passes Legislation to Pause Short-Term Rental Expansion in Response to Fifth Circuit Ruling and authorizes CEA for BioDistrict New Orleans Development.
Read about it in the City Council Regular Meeting News Summary October 20, 2022
City Planning Commission to Assess Expansion of University Area Off-Street Parking IZD
The Council passed Motion M-22-449 authored by Councilmembers Giarrusso and Harris, directing the CPC to conduct a public hearing to consider amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO) in order to re-establish and expand the boundaries of the University Area Off-Street Parking Interim Zoning District (IZD), which would require off-street vehicular parking for any increase in the number of existing bedrooms within the boundaries of the IZD.
For years, single and double-family homes in the university area Uptown have been purchased by developers and then converted into large scale, multi-bedroom housing that is designed solely for students. These “doubles to dorms” are then rented out by the bedroom, decreasing the overall affordability of the neighborhood. Today, the Council unanimously supported this IZD to help stem the tide of D2Ds.
The University Area Off-Street Parking IZD requires one off-street parking space for every new bedroom. It only applies to new construction and renovation projects within its boundaries. This IZD will serve as a temporary stopgap as the Council works together to amend the current University Area Off-Street Parking Overlay.
“These developments are not affordable and are pushing out renters who can’t afford to pay $1,500 per month per bedroom,” said District A Councilmember Joe Giarrusso. “I’m thankful to the neighbors, the universities, and my colleagues for supporting this IZD.”
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS LAUNCHES AMNESTY LATE FEE PROGRAM BEGINNING OCTOBER 1ST
The City encourages residents with delinquent accounts for parking and camera tickets, sales and hotel/motel taxes, code enforcement violations and library fees to utilize this program to pay initial fees only. Read the announcement.
City Council Considers Changes to Strengthen Code Enforcement Regulations
The New Orleans City Council is considering City Code changes to strengthen and expedite tools available to Code Enforcement, with the overall goal to help stop slumlords and repeat code breakers from gaming the system . Read the announcement.
Council Votes to Establish New SWBNO Billing Guidelines
In light of the increased number of calls and complaints received by various Council offices in regard to customer bills, the Council passed Ordinance 33,832 today to provide a uniform and comprehensive set of regulations and standards for the regulation of the SWBNO. Read the announcement.
New Orleans City Council Passes Legislation to Pause Short-Term Rental Expansion Amidst Council Reconsideration
The New Orleans City Council has passed legislation filed by Council Vice President JP Morrell for an Interim Zoning District (IZD) to be established city-wide to control the influx of new short-term rental (STR) applications. Read the announcement.
NoticeMe Land Use Notification System
Now Featuring Text Option at Councilmember Joe Giarrusso’s Request
There are two ways you can report your 311 requests. One is to Call by simply dialing 311, the other is to email your requests by going to nola311.org. Report issues to 311 for the following issues: potholes, missing bricks on sidewalks, broken sidewalks, broken grates, downed tree branches, broken/non-working street lights, nonfunctioning traffic signals, missing or damaged street signs, poorly painted crosswalks, missing utility covers, leaking water from hydrants or sewers, exposed wires, and more! Click here for more information and to get information on previously submitted requests.
CNO created Explore NOLA so that you can explore your neighborhood, or any New Orleans neighborhood, and get the scoop on what’s been happening – you can see your neighbor’s 311 complaints, permits issued on your block, or nearby police calls.
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATES THIRD YEAR OF SOLAR FOR ALL NOLA PROGRAM
The City of New Orleans today announced the start of Solar for All NOLA’s third year of successful clean energy initiatives available for New Orleans homeowners and small businesses through the financial and resiliency benefits of rooftop solar programs. Read the announcement. or visit WWW.SOLARFORALLNOLA.COM
Council District A Office - Joe Giarrusso, Councilmember
Historic District Landmarks Commission (Carrollton Historic District)
Carrolltonian: Carrollton Architecure on Instagram
Town of Carrollton Watch (housing development trends)
NoticeMe (email updates about zoning/land use changes)
One Stop App (view construction/renovation permits)
New Orleans Historical (stories and scholarship about New Orleans and the surrounding area)
US Environmental Protection Agency (violations)
View UCR Crime Stats, 911 Calls for Service Reports, and Citizen Satisfaction Surveys.
View reported criminal activity in Orleans Parish.
Get cash rewards of up to $2500 for anonymous tips.
Report incidents such as: Property damage, Lost property, Thefts, Auto theft
Tulane University Police Department (TUPD), 504-865-5200
Mission and members
NOPD Hot Sheet - crime/nuisance reporting (see downloads below)
2nd District Community meetings calendar: MAX ( Management Analytics for eXcellence weekly meetings); NONPAC ( New Orleans Neighborhood Police Anti-Crime Council monthly meetings)
Department of Public Works, City of New Orleans
Sewerage and Water Board
Resilience & Sustainability , City of New Orleans
Greener, healthier, more earth-friendly Carrollton.
Click here for pictures of neighborhood gardens and gardening resources.
Click here for monthly report on real estate activity in Carrollton
Click here for Maps, Schedules, Fares, Passes, Mobil Apps.
Click here for centers, resoures, more news and announcements.
Click here for a list of Carrollton area Neighborhood Associations
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