City Planning Commission hearing on Parkway name change today

In person meetings are still restricted but the meeting will be held via video/teleconference conference on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 1:30pm. All efforts will be made to provide for observation and input by members of the public. If you have not submitted comment already via email you may submit a public comment, please complete the form at the following link starting at 130pm:  Link to Public Comment Form

Access Information:
The meeting may be accessed using the following methods:
Live Stream of Meeting:
Live Television Broadcast: Cox Cable Channel 6 in Orleans Parish


  1. STREET NAME CHANGE 001/20 – Request by Councilmembers Helena Moreno and Jason Williams, on behalf of the A.P. Tureaud Sr. Legacy Committee to change the name of Jefferson Davis Parkway (North and South), in its entirety, to Doctor Norman Francis Parkway. The change would affect the entire length of Jefferson Davis Parkway from its beginning at the intersection with Octavia Street/Walmsley Avenue to its termination at Lafitte Street, as well as that portion designated “N. Jefferson Davis Parkway” extending from Lafitte Street to Orleans Avenue. The total length of street subject to the change is approximately 2 miles. (PC)

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