Palmer Suggests Metro Services Group Routes Be Redistributed

September 21, 2021

After a City Council Public Works Committee meeting Tuesday at which Metro Services Group owner Jimmie Woods proposed short and long-term solutions for his company’s failure to timely collect household waste from neighborhoods predominately in Gentilly and New Orleans East, Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer who is running for Council At Large, issued a statement that […]

More Equipment, Labor & Temporary Transfer Station Will Immediately Address Trash Issues; Citizens Should Expect Relief Starting Friday

September 21, 2021

Representatives of the city’s two major trash collection contractors – Richards Disposal and Metro Services – said Tuesday that citizens can expect accelerated pick-up of household garbage to begin within the next few days. According to testimony at Tuesday’s City Council Public Works Committee meeting, creative solutions and new sources of labor and equipment are […]

Anti-Phase III Motion Passes, but New Resolution Raises Doubts

July 28, 2021

The New Orleans City Council’s Criminal Justice Committee convened July 27th to discuss the motion, M-21-276, which was deferred during their July 17th general meeting. At that previous meeting, the council unanimously voted for R-21-274, which signaled that the Council would “strongly support a retrofit of the current jail, specifically the Option 3 retrofit plans […]

City Council Sweepingly Approves Resolution for Clean Air

July 2, 2021

“My Toxic Mardi Gras” – a headline no one here wants to read, but the possibility was brought up at yesterday’s city council hearing for R-21-239, the Resolution for Clean Air. Luckily, yesterday’s city council ruling brings us one step closer to minimizing that possibility. On June 28, 2021, the Jefferson-Orleans-Irish Channel Neighbors for Clean […]

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