District C Town Hall Meeting April 2010 [Kristin s Headshot] Please join us as Councilmember James Carter will pass the torch by formally
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, Apr 23 9:23 PM
Town Hall Meeting
Please join us as Councilmember James Carter will "pass the torch" by formally introducing Councilmember-Elect Kristin Gisleson Palmer to District "C" residents during two Town Hall meetings next week. Councilmember-Elect Kristin Gisleson Palmer will officially be sworn in as District "C" Councilmember on May 3, 2010. Both Town Hall meetings are open to the public and all community members are encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:Craige Cultural Center
1800 Newton Street
New Orleans, LA 70114
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:The Wisdom Reception Center
1359 Saint Bernard Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
NOLA City Council
The New Orleans City Council is the legislative branch of New Orleans city government. The Council considers and enacts all local laws that govern the City of New Orleans. The Council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City, as recommended by the mayor, and continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The City Council is also the regulatory body for public utilities. It also reviews and has final say on many land use and zoning matters, as well as considers major economic development projects for the City. As a Board of Review for Orleans Parish, the Council examines appeals of property tax assessments for real estate taxes, and certifies tax rolls to the Louisiana Tax Commission. Other responsibilities of the Council include overseeing the operation of the public access television in Orleans Parish.
The City Council is comprised of five districts and two councilmembers-at-large. Council President and Councilmember-at-Large Arnie Fielkow; Council Vice President and Councilmember-at-Large Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson; District "A" Councilmember Shelley Midura; District "B" Councilmember Stacy Head; District "C" Councilmember James Carter; District "D" Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell; and District "E" Councilmember Cynthia Willard-Lewis.
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