Is the letter from state Rep. Joel Robideaux a cautionary tale or the blueprint for budget trickery?
With legal logjam mostly broken, city moves ahead with 2013 payments of $1.5 million.
That's not much more than was allocated for the last three months of 2013.
Jindal's approval rose slightly, but it's still below 50 percent.
The meeting starts at 10 a.m. and could go most of the day.
Jindal has been traveling throughout the state on a “64-parish tour.” But critics deride the events as little more than a series of photo ops, and key state lawmakers say they haven’t talked policy with the governor since the legislative session ended in June.
Thursday's meeting will be the first time the ordinance, requested by Mayor Landrieu, will be debated in public.
Companies must be independent to be certified for the city's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.
Friday afternoon's session focused on Safety and Permits and one of its divisions, the Taxicab Bureau.
New Orleans spends only half as much per capita on recreation as comparable cities.