NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME

Come out, meet your neighbors, and have fun on Tuesday night!!!

Please join the Parkview Neighborhood Association, your neighbors and members of our local police and fire department as we work together to keep our neighborhood safe, friendly and a wonderful place to live!!

This Tuesday, October 18th, starting at 6 PM

At the Harding Triangle, under the lights!!

Bring folding chairs and a dish for pot luck- the PNA will provide drinks, hot dogs, burgers, and BBQ

Come out, meet your neighbors, and have fun on Tuesday night!!!

NEW CONTACT FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN POLICE DISTRICTS

New Orleans Police Department Public Information Office

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*

May 9, 2016

NEW CONTACT FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN POLICE DISTRICTS

*NEW ORLEANS–*In an effort to encourage strong community engagement between residents and the officers who serve in their neighborhoods, the NOPD has created email addresses for each of the eight police districts that citizens can use to notify the districts leadership team of community events, community meetings, etc., that they would like the NOPD to actively participate in.

Citizens may also email specific quality of life concerns that require a responsefrom law enforcement. When sending an email, citizens should include the contact persons name and phone number with all requests so that a district representative can contact them.

The district email addresses are listed below.

* *1st District*: nopd1stdistrict@nola.gov
* *2nd District*: nopd2nddistrict@nola.gov
* *3rd District*: nopd3rddistrict@nola.gov
* *4th District*: nopd4thdistrict@nola.gov
* *5th District*: nopd5thdistrict@nola.gov
* *6th District*: nopd6thdistrict@nola.gov
* *7th District*: nopd7thdistrict@nola.gov
* *8th District*: nopd8thdistrict@nola.gov

As always, dial 911 in case of an emergency. For non-emergency issues requiring NOPD assistance, dial 504-821-2222.

Quality of life concerns should be directed to NOLA 311, which is the City’s primary source of local government information and non-emergency services. For live assistance, dial 31.

NOLA 311 customer service agents are available to assist residents with issues Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., including:

* Roads/Drainage;
* Code Enforcement Violations;
* Trash/Recycling;
* Abandoned Vehicles;
* Grass/Tree Service/Park Maintenance;
* Street Lights/Signs/Signals;
* Mosquito, Termite, Rodent Control;
* Taxi Issues;
* Health Related Questions; and
* Recreation programs

Citizens are also invited to attend the NOPDs monthly district NONPACC (APAC in the 4th District) meetings; dates, times and locations are listed below.

* *1st District*: Third Tuesday of the month at 6pm, at 501 North Rampart Street (1st District Station)
* *2nd District*: Third Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm, at 1401 Foucher Street (Touro Hospital)
* *3rd District*: Third Tuesday of the month at 6pm, at 4650 Paris Avenue (3rd District Station)
* *4th District*: Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm, at 2405 Sanctuary Drive (4th District Station)
* *5th District*: Second Wednesday of the month at 6pm at 3900 North Claiborne Avenue (5th District Station)
* *6th District*: Third Thursday of the month at 6pm, at 2020 St. Charles Avenue (New Orleans Tourism Center)
* *7th District*: Third Wednesday of the month at 6pm, at 10101 Dwyer Road (7th District Station)
* *8th District*: Fourth Tuesday of the month at 6pm, at 334 Royal Street (8th District Station)

Zulu on the Bayou 2016

Zulu on the Bayou 2016

A Mother’s Day Music and Culture Festival: Featuring:
Rebirth Brass Band
Glen David Andrews
The Topcats
DJ Captain Charles
DJ Jubilee
Zulu Gospel Ensemble
and more to come!

On Sunday, May 8th 2016, the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club Inc., will host the first annual Zulu on the Bayou Festival. This event will be held on the banks of the Historic Bayou St. John in Mid City. Encompassing the elements of the neighborhood and community, Zulu will showcase the best local artists combined with delectable creole and soul food offerings from some of the city’s finest vendors.

Original arts and crafts will be available in the African Village area of the Festival. There will also be a Zulu store featuring official Zulu items. King Zulu and the Zulu Characters will make a special appearance and close the festival by leading the second line back to the Zulu headquarters on Broad and Orleans.

Zulu is a non-profit 501 (c) 7 community based organization. Since 1909 Zulu has been a part of the fabric of the City of New Orleans. World renown for its annual Mardi Gras parade, Zulu has been a leader and cultural icon for more than century. Over the course of the years Zulu has been known for its deep community ties. No stranger to giving back, this festival will offer the very best of New Orleans to all Mothers of our community. Zulu will also observe a moment of silence dedicated to mothers that have lost children due to violence in our city.

For additional festival details, please contact the following

Clarence Becknell cbecknell@cox.net for PR/Media inquiries

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NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING

Hello Neighbors,

Our first NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING of 2016 is being held on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16TH at 7:00PM.
It will focus on the proposed Mid City/Parkview CREATION of an Historic District in our neighborhood, boundaries, levels of jurisdiction, what costs will be associated with each level, time frames, etc.
Location: Cabrini High School cafeteria, 1400 Moss Street
(enter by car or foot into Cabrini Parking lot from Moss St entrance – PARKING IS AVAILABLE
Attendance is strongly encouraged. This is a very important meeting as the proposed Mid City/Parkview Historic District will impact everyone.

Also, you can join PNA’s Facebook page to get up-to-date information/news about our neighborhood. Click the link below to join.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/546324955544379/

Hope to see you there!

Jack Monroe

Proposed New Historic Districts Meetings: Uptown/Carrollton and Mid City/Parkview, Dates, Times, Locations

Proposed New Historic Districts Meetings: Uptown/Carrollton and Mid City/Parkview, Dates, Times, Locations

For those wanting to attend, or let others know who might be in affected areas:

Proposed New Historic Districts

The Uptown/Carrollton and Mid City/Parkview Study Committees have been appointed.

The Committees will meet to discuss the boundaries, levels of jurisdiction and surveys for the proposed historic districts. Email Eleanor Burke at esburke@nola.gov for more information. Click here for a link to Louisiana State law governing the creation of local historic districts.

Mid City/ Parkview meeting #2

Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.,
Jesuit High School, St. Ignatius Hall, 4133 Banks Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.

Uptown/Carrollton meeting #3

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.,
VFW Hall, 531 Lyons Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.
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Historic District Landmarks Commission

The Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) is the City’s regulatory agency for local Historic District Landmarks Commissions outside of the Vieux Carre. Established in 1976, this agency provides the staff and office space for the two Commissions, the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission.

The two historic district safeguard the heritage of the City by preserving and regulating historic landmarks andhistoric districts which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic, political and architectural history. They preserve and enhance the quality of neighborhoods, strengthening the City’s economic base, stimulating the tourist industry improving property values, fostering economic development, and encouraging growth.

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§753. Historic preservation study committee
Prior to the establishment of an historic preservation district or of a landmarks commission, the following steps shall be taken:
(1) The governing body or authority of such governmental unit, be it municipality, incorporated town, parish, parish council, or similar governmental unit, which shall hereinafter be called the “governing body”, may appoint an historic preservation study committee for the purpose of making an investigation of any proposed historic preservation district and/or a landmarks commission. Said study committee shall consist of from three to seven members appointed by the chief executive official of said governmental unit, by and with the advice and consent of the majority of the governing body as a whole. The members of said study committee shall be electors of the said governmental unit, of the full age of majority, and they shall be chosen, as far as possible, from any existing historical societies, archaeological associations, preservation groups, architectural associations, cultural organizations and educational groups as may exist therein.
(2) The historic preservation study committee shall, after investigation, render to the planning or zoning agency or commission serving the governmental unit, if there be such an agency or commission, a report on the historic significance of the buildings, structures, sites, monuments, areas and landmarks to be governed by the proposed historic preservation district and/or landmarks commission and shall designate the buildings, structures, sites, monuments, areas and landmarks to be regulated by said commission, including suggestions for a proposed ordinance or law designed to implement and carry out the recommendations of said committee. In the absence of such a planning or zoning agency or commission serving the governmental unit said report shall be made to the governing body.
(3) A copy of said report and accompanying documents shall be filed with the State Art, Historical, and Cultural Preservation Agency.
(4)(a) In the event that any museum exists within the unit a copy of the report and recommendation of the historic preservation study committee shall be filed with it for its consideration and to obtain its advice.
(b) In the event that a chapter or unit of the American Institute of Architects or similar responsible organization of architects exists within the governmental unit, a copy shall be furnished to it for its consideration and to obtain its advice.
(c) In the event that a landmarks society or commission exists within the governmental unit, then a copy shall be furnished to it for its consideration and to obtain its advice.
(d) In the event any individual, agency, or organization demonstrates an interest to participate in the review of the committee’s report then copies of said report shall be made available to said parties for its consideration and in order to obtain its advice.
(5) A public hearing shall be held by the planning or zoning agency or commission, if one exists serving the governmental unit, at which hearing the report and recommendations of this historic preservation study committee shall be presented and an opportunity afforded the public to consider them. In the absence of said agency or commission the public hearing shall be held by the historic preservation study committee. Written notice of the purpose, time and place of such public hearing shall be published in the official journal, if any exists, or in any newspaper of general circulation in the area served by the governmental unit at least once and at least a minimum of seven days before said hearing; and such written notice may be affixed to the bulletin board, front door or other prominent place at or near the main entrance of the building, hall or room where meetings of the governing body are usually held.
(6) The planning or zoning agency or commission if one exists in the governmental unit, shall submit a final written report to the governing body within sixty days after the public hearing and said report and recommendation shall contain (a) a complete description of the area; (b) a map or sketch showing the boundaries of the area to be included within any proposed historic preservation district; (c) an indication of the type of buildings, structures, sites, monuments, areas and landmarks appropriate for landmark designation, and (d) suggestions for a proposed ordinance or law designed to implement and carry out the recommendation of said agency or commission and the provisions of the Part. If no planning or zoning agency exists within the governmental unit, the historic preservation study committee shall submit said written report to the governing body within sixty days after the public hearings.
(7) The report and recommendations of the historic preservation district study committee or the planning or zoning commission or agency, as the case may be, shall be reviewed in full at an open meeting of the governing body of the governmental unit involved, within a reasonable time after the rendition of said report, but in any event, not more than ninety days thereafter.
Acts 1974, No. 273, §3. Amended by Acts 1975, No. 592, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1975.

 

Rock n Roll Marathon

2016 RnR road closure brochure

Sewerage & Water Board Notice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Robert Jackson 504-269-7978 or
December 17, 2015 Brenda Thornton 504-269-7918

Low Water Pressure – Carrollton, Uptown, CBD, Mid-City, Ninth Ward, N.O. East

Residents and businesses in different areas of the City may experience low water pressure on Monday, December 21, 2015 beginning at 6 a.m. through December 23, 2015 ending at midnight.

Contractors working for the Corps of Engineers and the Sewerage and Water Board will tie in a new water line.

Residents that experience water service issues are encouraged to call 52WATER (529-2837).
Areas that may be impacted include:

Carrollton
Uptown
Central Business District
Mid City
Ninth Ward
New Orleans East

We appreciate your patience while we work to improve the City’s infrastructure.