Algiers Folk Art Festival - Saturday, Nov. 2

posted Oct 31, 2019, 8:11 PM by Yvonne Mitchell-Grubb   [ updated Oct 31, 2019, 8:12 PM ]

Brechtel Golf Course Community Meeting - Nov. 13, 6:30PM

posted Oct 31, 2019, 6:56 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Oct 31, 2019, 6:56 PM ]

Business Information Session - Wednesday, October 30, 2019

posted Oct 28, 2019, 8:35 AM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Oct 28, 2019, 8:35 AM ]

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Office of Economic Development

October 28, 2019

REMINDER: Business Information Session

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Click here to RSVP.



District C:

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Algiers Regional Library

3014 Holiday Dr., New Orleans, LA 70131


Food Trucks & Caterers” presented by City of New Orleans Bureau of Revenue

Procedures and Requirements for a Health Permit” presented by the Louisiana Department of Health Sanitation Services


District D:

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Joseph M. Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course Club House

6514 Congress Dr., New Orleans, LA 70126


Franchise Opportunities” presented bFranNet of Louisiana

Paul C.P. McIlhenny Culinary Entrepreneurship Program” presented bSouthern Food & Beverage Museum- Entrepreneurship Program


District E:

Wednesday, November 13, 2018

1:30pm – 3:00pm

East New Orleans Public Library

5641 Read Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70127


“Business Funding Resource Fair”

To RSVP, residents or business owners can click here or contact Margrett Magee in the Office of Economic Development at (504) 658-4237 /

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Maritime Career Information Session - Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019

posted Oct 26, 2019, 2:18 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council

Upcoming City Planning Commission Housing Opportunities Study Meetings

posted Oct 23, 2019, 2:51 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Oct 26, 2019, 2:29 PM ]

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC) is asking for your input on ways to increase housing opportunities and preserve existing housing in your neighborhood. The District "C" Westbank community meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Algiers Regional Library.

New Orleans residents have the opportunity to submit public comments about neighborhood housing to the CPC via mail or hand delivery to the locations listed below, or via email.  The deadline to submit written comments is May 18, 2020 by 5 p.m.
  • City of New Orleans, City Planning Commission, c/o Executive Director Robert Rivers, 1300 Perdido Street, 7th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70115
For more information on the CPC's Housing Opportunities Study, please click HERE. For more information about the community meetings and schedule, please see below.

Mayor's Affordable Housing Tour - September 4, 2019

posted Sep 4, 2019, 12:12 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Sep 4, 2019, 12:12 PM ]

Mayor Cantrell Declares a State of Emergency Due to Extreme Weather

posted Jul 10, 2019, 5:00 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Jul 10, 2019, 5:01 PM ]


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July 10, 2019 

Contact: LaTonya Norton

For Media Inquiries Only
(504) 658-4962



NEW ORLEANS – Mayor LaToya Cantrell today issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency due to Tropical Invest 92L.


Read the proclamation by clicking on this link.


“Because of intense thunderstorms, and the further potential for tropical or hurricane force winds and further thunderstorms, New Orleans may experience more widespread localized severe flooding and gale force winds that could result in the endangerment and threat of life, injury and possible property damage,” Mayor Cantrell said. “I am declaring a state of emergency in the City of New Orleans, warranting the use of all extraordinary measures appropriate to ensure the public health, safety, welfare, and convenience.”


The National Weather Service has indicated that Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry will form in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of Tropical Invest 92L, and will likely produce heavy rainfall, flash flooding, coastal and river flooding, strong winds and the possibility of tornadoes, expected to arrive Thursday, July 11.


Watch Mayor Cantrell’s Wednesday afternoon press conference by clicking on this link.

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Entergy Monitoring Gulf Disturbance

posted Jul 10, 2019, 4:55 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Jul 10, 2019, 4:56 PM ]

Entergy is Closely Monitoring Disturbance in the Gulf


Charlotte J. Cavell|(504) 576-4132|
Lee Sabatini|(504) 576-4132|

Companies also restore power caused by Wednesday’s severe weather

NEW ORLEANS – Entergy crews are working throughout the day Wednesday as a line of severe weather caused power outages across southeast Louisiana. Crews are expected to work into the evening safely restoring power to customers affected by the winds, lightning, heavy rain and flooding associated with Wednesday’s weather event.

In addition, company officials and crews continue to monitor the disturbance located off the coast of Florida as it moves toward the central Gulf of Mexico. Though the storm is currently poorly organized, Entergy is prepared for the possibility that this weather system could bring severe thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rains, higher tides and coastal flooding to the state.

While the system’s strength upon landfall and exact path remains uncertain, Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans are preparing for the storm’s impact and the potential for power outages. The companies’ distribution and transmission crews and contractors are on alert and ready to safely restore power to customers as quickly as possible.

“We are urging our customers to monitor the storm’s path, follow the direction of local authorities and be ready to implement their own storm plans if needed,” said Melonie Stewart, Entergy’s vice president of distribution operations for Louisiana. “If you need help, the Entergy Storm Center has preparation tips and safety information that can assist in planning and making necessary decisions.”

Stay prepared and informed

Entergy keeps customers informed about restoring power in several ways:

  • A free app is available for iPhone or Android at Customers can use the app to report outages or check on the status of power at their homes or businesses.
  • Entergy’s View Outages website includes maps that show where outages are located and give information about restoration progress.
  • Customers can send and receive text messages about storm and restoration efforts. Signing up is easy: simply text REG to 368374.
  • The Entergy Storm Center website has storm safety, preparation, restoration and other information that is regularly updated.
  • Operation: Storm Ready is a free downloadable guide that helps customers plan and prepare for weather emergencies.

Customers are encouraged to follow us on social media on Twitter at @EntergyLA and @EntergyNOLA and on Facebook at and We place a high priority on keeping our social media sites updated throughout any major events. And you always can access the main Entergy accounts at @Entergy or

Entergy Louisiana, LLC provides electric service to more than 1 million customers and natural gas service to more than 93,000 customers in the greater Baton Rouge area. It has operations in southern, central and northeastern Louisiana.

Entergy New Orleans, LLC is an electric and gas utility that serves Louisiana’s Orleans Parish. The company provides electricity to more than 200,000 customers and natural gas to more than 106,000 customers. Both companies are subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation.

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

July meetings about the RTA and JeT's future

posted Jul 1, 2019, 3:55 PM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Jul 1, 2019, 4:05 PM ]

See below for a list of when/where for the meetings. if you can't make this series of meetings, you can also fill out an online survey at

New Links Central City/Uptown 

Tuesday, July 02, 2019 at 06:00 PM 

New Links Mid-City

Monday, July 08, 2019 at 06:30 PM 

New Links Algiers

Tuesday, July 09, 2019 at 06:00 PM 

New Links District C Treme/7th Ward/French Quarter/Marigny

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 06:00 PM 

New Links Kenner

Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:00 PM 

New Links Gentilly 

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 06:00 PM

New Links West Bank Jefferson Parish

Monday, July 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM

New Links NO East

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM

New Links Lower Ninth Ward

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM


The New Links process (formally called the Comprehensive Operations Analysis) could recommend changes in where bus lines go in order to more reliably get people to jobs, school, the doctor’s office, and many other places. It might ask riders to consider tradeoffs like walking two blocks further or making an extra transfer in order to reduce overall travel time. It could even recommend real regional transit routes with convenient connections across parish lines.

New Links will unfold in three phases.
  • A first phase through the end of July introducing the project and gathering community input
  • A second phase this fall asking the community to weigh in on more specific transit network scenarios
  • A third phase in 2020 where a final proposal is released and the RTA and Jefferson Transit determine whether to adopt it.
The July meetings are the final part of the first phase. During these meetings, New Links planners will explain the New Links process, engage riders in discussion about their most important destinations, and ask riders for their input on tradeoffs like walking two blocks further or making an extra transfer in order to reduce overall travel time and increase the number of frequent buses.

Library Community Input Session - Tues, June 25, 2019

posted Jun 24, 2019, 10:48 AM by Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council   [ updated Jun 24, 2019, 11:32 AM ]

  We also invite you to complete our short 2020 - 2022 Strategic Plan input survey in either English, Spanish, or Vietnamese here or request one at any Library location.

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