New Orleans Events – Thursday, Aug. 10



NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 10.

 

 

Thursday, Aug. 10 – New Orleans City Council meeting, 10:00 a.m. Agenda includes a presentation from City officials on the recent flood event, a presentation and consideration of an ordinance to call an election that would amend the Home Rule Charter of New Orleans in order to establish a Savings Fund, consideration of authorizing a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the City of New Orleans and the Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority for the provision of emergency medical and fire services at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, and presentations from the Bethel Colony Transformation Ministry and the New Orleans Vet Center

Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Thursday, Aug. 10 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks at the Vietnam Veterans of America National Convention, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA.

www.louisiana.gov

 

Thursday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – NACC National Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference.

Location: The Roosevelt New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

www.naccchildlaw.org

 

Thursday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – U.S. Conference of Mayors Summer Leadership Meeting, including dinner and discussion on 'The Future of Cities,' with USCM president and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mike Allen (Axios), La June Montgomery Tabron (W.K. Kellogg Foundation), Marc Morial (National Urban League), Dr. Jeffrey Sachs (Sustainable Development Solutions Network), Jim Anderson (Bloomberg Philanthropies) and Peter Scher (JP Morgan Chase & Co.), 6:30 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.usmayors.org

 

LATER THIS WEEK

Friday, Aug. 11 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – U.S. Conference of Mayors Summer Leadership Meeting, day two, with agenda including opening remarks from USCM president and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Columbia, SC, Mayor Steve Benjamin, Rochester Hills, MI, Mayor Bryan Barnett, USCM CEO and executive director Tom Cochran, and RAI/ Reynolds American's Michael Brown, followed by session on 'Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in America's Cities), press conference with USCM Leadership and mayors, 10:15 a.m., and sessions on 'Creative Infrastructure Financing for America's Cities,' 'Equitable Development: Bridging the Divide between Urban & Rural Communities,' 'The Impact of Globalization and Technology on Cities' Economic Growth and Workforce Preparedness,' and 'Violence as a Public Health Threat.' Other speakers include Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services acting director Russell Washington, South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.usmayors.org

 

Saturday, Aug. 12 – U.S. Conference of Mayors Summer Leadership Meeting concludes.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.usmayors.org

 

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