New Orleans Events – Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.
Thursday, Aug. 17 – Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority meeting, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Franklin Avenue Administrative Complex, 6920 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, Aug. 17 – New Orleans City Council holds second special meeting to receive emergency updates from the Sewerage and Water Board, Army Corps of Engineers, and appropriate administration officials on the recent rain events and flooding, 2:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, Aug. 17 – Louisiana State Sen. JP Morrell hosts town hall meeting to brief the public on state hurricane preparedness and the status of local flood control structures, 5:30 p.m.
Location: New Orleans Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd.
New Orleans, LA

Saturday, Aug. 19 – The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights hosts a Youth-Led Mayoral Forum for the New Orleans mayoral election. Participants include Councilmember LaToya Cantrell and Judge Michael Bagneris, 10:00 a.m.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 5401 South Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA.

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