We here at Squandered Heritage are running out of steam. The Demolition machine is out of control. Telling people they have 1 hour to come get their belongings and then demolishing under the guise of Imminent Danger of Collapse.

People who evacuated for Gustav came home and found a Executive Order which was issued by the Mayor to “streamline” the process. Instead what it did was create a wave of unchecked and hostile demolitions.

Please write to your Counsil members and ask them to halt the process until Safety and Permits merges their databases.

Stacy Head shead@cityofno.com
Jackie B. Clarkson jbclarkson@cityofno.com
Arnie Fielkow afielkow@cityofno.com
Shelley S. Midura smidura@cityofno.com
Cynthia Williard-Lewis cwlewis@cityofno.com
Cynthia H. Morrell chmorrell@cityofno.com
Ray Nagin rnagin@mayorofno.com
James Carter jcarter@cityofno.com

Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led...