Mandatory evacuation may be an impractical response ahead of a hurricane, especially for frail elderly, contends Col. Terry Ebbert, the man who was in charge of New Orleans disaster response when 'the big one' hit.
Argument hinges on differing requirements for number of Civil Service Commission members.
If approved by Civil Service and City Council, annual cost to the city would run upwards of $10 million
"We are experiencing growing pains — because, for the first time in about 40 years, we are growing."
We'll discuss alleged profiling of Latinos by NOPD, and the recent burdens put on immigration court.
The vote appears to violate state Open Meetings Law.
One of them is a community center near Washington and Broad that has languished for two years.
Mayor heads to Council District D to get citizen input on budget priorities for 2015 spending plan.
Continuing his tour of the City Council districts, tonight's uptown meeting seeks more budget input.
Mayor Landrieu wants to give managers more power in how employees are hired, promoted and evaluated.