city budget en Sheriff And Fire Department Argue For Bigger Slice Of City Budget <p>It's that time of year again, when the mayor and city council hash out a final budget plan for the city. Hearings started last week.</p><p>Mayor Landrieu's proposed $500 million budget is tight, but there are very few major cuts to city services, and no layoffs or furloughs for workers. In fact, if his administration's predictions are correct, the city will end up with it's first budget surplus in years.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 18:48:51 +0000 Jack Hopke & Charles Maldonado 46902 at Street Repairs, Charity Hospital Renovations Proposed For 2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who attended recent public meetings on the 2014 city budget had a lot of complaints, but none came up so frequently as the city&rsquo;s crumbling streets. With constant construction on the city&rsquo;s major commercial arteries, residents of smaller streets wondered when the city planned to get around to them.</span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:52:07 +0000 Charles Maldonado 46106 at Paying For Prison Consent Decree Big Question In Proposed New Orleans Budget <p class="p1">Mayor Mitch Landrieu&rsquo;s 2014 city budget proposal is complete and ready for City Council review, but there is still one big question mark.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:39:22 +0000 Charles Maldonado 46105 at Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Complete Remarks On Proposed 2014 City Budget <p>New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu presented his administration&#39;s proposed 2014 city budget to the New Orleans City Council on&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday, Oct. 15.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The following are his complete prepared remarks, issued by the Mayor&#39;s Office.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:20:55 +0000 Jason Saul 46045 at Mayor Landrieu Presents 2014 Budget To New Orleans City Council <p class="p1">Mayor Mitch Landrieu <a href="" target="_blank">presented his administration&#39;s proposed 2014 budget</a> to journalists and to the New Orleans City Council on Tuesday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before the budget presentation, city hall observers were expecting significant cuts &mdash; as much as 15 percent across the board. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the budget the mayor presented on Tuesday was not so severe.</span></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:58:30 +0000 Charles Maldonado 46044 at Mayor Landrieu Says No Big Layoffs In 2013 Budget <p>The New Orleans City Council is now reviewing the budget proposed for next year by Mayor Mitch Landrieu. The city is dealing with lower revenues and higher expenses. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:53:06 +0000 Eileen Fleming 22475 at Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Budget Remarks <p><em>New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu presented the proposed 2013 city budget today at a press conference at City Hall. Below is the entire text of his prepared remarks.</em></p><p>Good Morning.</p><p>Today, I am presenting to the City Council and the people of New Orleans our proposed 2013 budget. All over America cities are struggling to balance their books and New Orleans is no exception. Across the board, costs are rising and we have additional requirements to fund the NOPD consent decree that will make 2013 a very tough budget year.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 18:14:51 +0000 Jason Saul 22426 at Isaac delays Landrieu's budget presentation <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Hurricane Isaac has caused a delay in New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's annual presentation of a proposed city budget.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The mayor's office said Thursday that Landrieu has signed an executive order allowing for a budget presentation two weeks later than the administration has done in the previous two years.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:54:00 +0000 The Associated Press 20458 at New Orleans city budget under review <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d2063546bc2-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d2063546bc2-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d2063546bc2-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is reviewing the budget approved after a 12-hour City Council session. Whether he signs it isn't clear.</p> Wed, 03 Dec 2008 15:14:33 +0000 Eileen Fleming 1518 at