Isaac trash collection guidance from the Mayor’s office

This came via District A Council Member Susan Guidry’s office:

Q: When will routine garbage/trash and recycling collection resume in Orleans Parish?

A: Routine trash collection and recycling collection returned to normal schedules on Friday, August 31st. Garbage/debris must be placed between the sidewalk and the street curb for collection. Due to large volume of garbage/debris, in the event that collection was missed on your scheduled day, it will be picked up the following day.

A: Do not place garbage or debris on neutral grounds, near trees, utility poles or fire hydrants. Please remove carts from the front of properties as soon as possible, once collection has occurred. By City Code, carts are not to remain continuously on sidewalks

A: For normal, scheduled collection by the City’s contractors:

  • Household garbage in garbage carts or secured in thick bags
  • Tree limbs and branches cut in less than four (4) feet in length and twelve (12) inches in diameter, and bundled
  • Bagged leaves, weeds, grass, small vegetation clippings and hedge clippings
  • Carpet less than four (4) feet in length, rolled and tied
  • Up to four (4) tires per scheduled collection

A: For collection of debris as a result of Hurricane Isaac by the City’s emergency debris removal contractors or the Louisiana National Guard, please separate into the following piles:

  • Vegetative debris such as tree branches, leaves, logs
  • White goods such as refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, stoves, water heaters, dishwashers
  • E-Waste such as: Computers, radios, stereos, DVD players
  • Construction debris such as building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, mattresses, plumbing, car tires
  • Household Hazardous Waste such as batteries, televisions, pesticides, oils, paints, cleaning supplies, compressed gas,

 

NOTE REVISED REQUIREMENT: DO NOT PLACE HURRICANE RELATED DEBRIS, OTHER THAN GARBAGE, IN “BLACK” BAGS.  Contents must be visible for collection by the emergency debris contractors.

 

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Renovator’s Happy Hour this Thursday in our neighborhood

Thursday, June 23

Renovators’ Happy Hour goes to Carrollton

Visit the charming home of Camilla Franklin and Jason Scott who were among the first on their block in Carrollton to renovate. This ongoing renovation of a circa 1900 Eastlake 3-Bay Shotgun features a design studio, small pool and garden in the rear. The striking kitchen features dark inset cabinetry made by Mr. Scott a professional carpenter. Ms. Franklin, a textile designer and textile sales representative, designed the stained glass inserts of the cabinetry. Updates to the home include an open shower design and camelback addition.

 

8826 Willow

Refreshments provided.

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

$5 for PRC members or $7 for non-members

For more information: 504.636.3399 or sblaum@prcno.org

 

Home buyer seminar this Thursday evening, 4/21

Come learn about home buying at this free 2-hour session featuring representatives from Fannie Mae, finance, insurance, title insurance and real estate. Can’t make it at 6? Come in late…it’s OK.  Mr. Bill Hatchett, home inspector, has just told us he will not be able to attend. Mr. Stratton will have information about homes for sale and ones that have sold in the Carrollton area.

3-1-1 Service Returns

Dear New Orleans Neighborhood Leader,

It pleases me to announce the return of 3-1-1 service for Orleans Parish, a critical component of City Hall’s upcoming AskNOLA initiative.  Although we are still a step or two away from having live operators field every incoming call, today’s reactivation of the 3-1-1 information hotline marks a milestone on our path toward a fully-functioning issue reporting system.  I will keep you informed as future phases of AskNOLA are unveiled.

For now, please take a moment to view, print, share and link your websites to “The AskNOLA Guide“.

Shortcut for webmasters:

http://bit.ly/asknola-guide
The guide gives citizens a preview of all 3-1-1 services currently being offered at the City of New Orleans Hotline.

Stay tuned for more information next week!

Sincerely,

 – Tim G., Administrator
   NOLAhoods.com

Crime Perception Survey

Crime Perception Survey 2010

Fall 2010 CRNA Newsletter

CRNA Fall 2010 Newsletter

Carrollton Area Network Caroling

Join the surrounding Carrollton neighborhood associations as we hold our 2010 Caroling in the Park, starting at 5:30 pm, Saturday, December 11, 2010, in Palmer Park.