Category Archives: Politics

Become a poll worker!

Louisiana has been fortunate to have dedicated election poll workers who have served for years. However, this year many poll workers are unable to serve due to Covid-19 concerns. Election officials can teach you everything you need to know to do the job. You just need to meet a few requirements to be selected. YouRead More

District B Community Outreach with Councilmember Cantrell

June 18th – District “B” Councilmember Cantrell to Launch Gert Town “Tell Cantrell” Community Outreach Initiative District “B” Councilmember LaToya Cantrell WHAT: District “B” Councilmember LaToya Cantrell will hold a news conference to launch the Gert Town “Tell Cantrell” Community Outreach Initiative. The community outreach effort promotes and encourages dialogue between residents, community organizers, theRead More

MCNO Board Nomination

MCNO Board Elections will be held on January 14th at our regular neighborhood meeting which is held at Warren Easton High School, from 6:30-7:30 (Second Monday). If you would like to nominate yourself, or someone you know for the MCNO Board, please send your nomination to secretary@mcno.org or complete the following form. Anyone who livesRead More

Council District B and Mayor Landrieu to Speak TODAY about Budget

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Council District B Representative are hosting a District B Community Meeting to discuss 2013 budgeting process. The meeting will be held at the Jewish Community Center at 5342 St. Charles Avenue from 6:00-8:00. Wish this did not coincide with the MCNO neighborhood meeting tonight at Warren Easton tonight at 6:30-8:00 whereRead More

NOPD Citizen’s Academy

New Orleans Police Department is sponsoring the second 2012 Citizen’s Academy starting WednesdayJuly 18th. The classes lend helpful insight into the NOPD and its continuing efforts to reduce crimein New Orleans. The classes are taught by notable New Orleans officials such as the Chief of Police, the Sheriff, the District Attorney and a Criminal CourtRead More

City Planning Commission Is on OUR SIDE

Regarding the recent LAM-KING request for billboards in the Tulane Inner Urban Corridor District Design Overlay (IUCD), City Planning Commission took a stand and unanimously opposed the request citing the purpose of the IUCD to maintain and preserve the integrity of our neighborhood. For more information you can read the excerpt below: .

MCNO Official Position on Billboards

MCNO has submitted a formal position to the City Planning Commission to oppose the requested amendment to the Inner City Urban Corridor District Design overlay.  The amendment was to permit General Advertising Signs adjacent to I-10, with applicable standards. The MCNO Board found this amendment to be vague and limitless. Given the positive impact ofRead More