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Jessica D. Knox
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:05:46 -0400
Subject: Small Business Economic Development Opportunities, Community Redevelopment, and Other Announcements
Having trouble viewing this email? Click hereYou are receiving this message because you signed up to receive updates from the Office of Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer.You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails.October 22,2013Neighbors and Friends,
A number of announcements, opportunities, and updates for District "C" are below.
Yours in Service,Kristin
District "C" Business Information Session
October 24, 5:30 - 7 p.m.Algiers Regional Library3014 Holiday Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
- "Accessing Business Opportunities" presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
- "Become a RTA Vendor" presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Algiers Night with the Pelicans | October 30
Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF), the Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council, and the New Orleans Pelicans are hosting "Algiers Night" for the Pelicans' Season Opener, October 30 - Pelicans vs. Pacers.For more information, visit Algiers Night.
RTNO & Councilmember Palmer Team Up to Assist Residents in District "C"
This month, Kristin and staff teamed up with Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) and the Home Depot Foundation to support volunteers repairing repairing 8 houses for residents and families in Algiers and St. Roch.
Volunteers included members of the Krewe of Nyx, Algiers Kiwanis Club, Folgers, Entergy and many others!
NOLA for Life Day at Sampson Playground in St. Roch
On Saturday, October 12, Kristin joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu in NOLA for Life Day in the St. Roch neighborhood. Over 125 volunteers from the neighborhood and citywide came out to help!
For more information on NOLA for Life and how you can get involved, visit www.nolaforlife.org.Iberville Redevelopment Construction Begins
On Monday, October 21, Councilmember Gisleson Palmer joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, state and local officials, and residents at the groundbreaking for the Iberville Redevelopment.For more on the Iberville Redevelopment, visit Choice Neighborhoods New Orleans.
The finished construction project will have 880 units -- a combination of public housing, homes at market-rate and workforce apartments. The units will be on the Iberville's current housing site and in the surrounding neighborhood.
Councilmember Palmer Holds Committee on City Sanitation & Recycling Services
Today, as chair of the Council's Sanitation & Environmental Committee, Councilmember Gisleson Palmer requested a presentation from the City's Sanitation Services.
With members of the Administration, she discussed the renewed sanitation contracts, bin size, and recycling services.
For video and the agenda from today's meeting, click here.Quick Links
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