Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable to Tackle the Budget on June 21

Update 6:40pm: According to some information will take place at provided at the NORDC meeting, this meeting Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur de Lis Drive.

From the Neighborhood Engagement Office:

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 21st | 9:00am – 11:00am

Please join the Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office for the 2nd quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable on Saturday, June 21st, from 9:00a – 11:00am. Location details to follow.

The Roundtable provides an opportunity for neighborhood leaders to connect with government leaders, learn the latest information on City program and priorities, and develop relationships with other neighborhood leaders.

 

Featured presentations include: 
Breakdown of City Budget presented by Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin
Capital Improvement Plan Process presented by City Planning Commission

City Seeks Residents for Police Community Advisory Board

CITY AND NOPD ANNOUNCE SECOND OPEN ENROLLMENT
FOR POLICE COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), and the Police Community Advisory Board (PCAB) announces its second open enrollment for PCAB membership. Open enrollment officially began on Sunday, June 1, 2014 for PCAB Advisory Groups city-wide.

Police Community Advisory Board is the framework for a public participation plan with the NOPD to engage in a collaborative problem-solving process that supports both the community and the police desire to enhance public safety. PCABs have the responsibility to vet community ideas/suggestions, work with NOPD to understand operations processes and challenges and build consensus on priority items important to the community before submitting recommendations to NOPD for consideration. PCABs also have the responsibility of assisting NOPD in recruitment efforts.

The PCAB Advisory Group is a district-based participation structure that creates one advisory group per NOPD District (8 total). PCAB members serve a 24 month term. The advisory group does not have any decision making authority, but will meet quarterly to achieve the following goals:

  • Maintain a consistent partnership between the community and law enforcement;
  • Serve to help reduce crime and enhance the quality of life for all citizens;
  • Establish goals that can be accomplished through positive and open communications;
  • Assist law enforcement in helping to maintain police standard for accountability;
  • Create processes to help address issues of bias-based policing;
  • Improve interaction between police and citizens through education and training; and
  • Strengthen and ensure the application of equal protection under the law for all citizens.

Membership is open to all residents in the city of New Orleans who are eighteen years or older who may be interested in serving as a volunteer leader in their respective police district.  Applications for selection can be found online at www.nola.gov/neo/pcab or may be picked up at any NOPD Station. Completed applications may be submitted online or emailed to nawinbush@nola.gov or returned to any NOPD station by June 30, 2014.

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Source: Mayor’s Office Press Release