Monday, June 13, 2011

Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Engagement Updates

Thank you for a great success with our 3rd Fight the Blight! City wide we had 250 volunteers give about 750 volunteer hours. At George Washington Carver Playground, (District A location), we had a great turn-out of 71 volunteers, including 13 city employees.

A huge thank you to Uptown Triangle Neighborhood Association, Rebuilding Together New Orleans, the LA West bank Warrior Football Minor League Team, NORD, Council Member Guidry, Chief Serpas and NOPD, Code Enforcement & Blight, and many others, especially residents of the neighborhood for your partnership with the City of New Orleans in this effort to fight the blight in our city together.

Successes included:

· Built 3 picnic tables

· Built 6 benches

· Painted two welcome signs

· Re-painted silver fence

· Spread clay on Baseball diamond

· Planted four new trees to provide shade

· Mulched new and old trees

· Picked up 5 bags of trash

· Removed a large old stump

· Fixed the bottom of the backstop of the baseball field

· Installed 4 new trash cans

· Removed old cut trees

· Re-painted the bleacher benches

· Uptown Triangle Neighborhood Association obtained and installed doggy bags boxes

Check out this out:

  • New Crime Maps by NOPD! Click “accept” and it will take you to the map. It is currently updated at 4:00 p.m. every day.
  • Business Information Session with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development. Information, resources and opportunities helpful for business owners and entrepreneurs. June 16, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at City Church of New Orleans, 13123 I-10 Service Rd. Free and open to the public.
  • Please sign up for free recycling. Follow this link:

Please be in touch,


Katrina Badger

Neighborhood Liaison, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement


Office: 504-658-4976

City Hall, Room 8W03

1300 Perdido St. New Orleans, LA 70112

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