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PUBLIC MEETING DATES ON RELOCATION OF CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS ANNOUNCED

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Meetings Part of 60-Day Public Discussion Period Outlined by Mayor

 

City of New Orleans announced the schedule for public hearings about the proposed relocation of the Robert E Lee statue at Lee Circle; the Jefferson Davis statue on Jefferson Davis Parkway; the P.G.T. Beauregard statue on Esplanade Avenue at the entrance to City Park; and, the Battle of Liberty Place Monument at Iberville Street.  The HDLC and HRC hearings are part of a 60-day period of discussions and public meetings outlined by Mayor Landrieu, which are taking place ahead of the City Council’s formal consideration of this issue.

Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) Public Hearing

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

City Council Chambers

Human Relations Commission (HRC) Public Hearing

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 6 p.m.

1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

City Council Chambers

*Comment Cards must be received at the HRC meeting by 7 p.m. in order to speak.

Those who cannot attend either the HDLC or HRC meeting can submit a comment online at www.nola.gov/HDLC orwww.nola.gov/HRC. Comments submitted online must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11 so that it can be shared with Commissioners in advance of the meetings on Aug.13 to be included as part of the official public record.   The meetings will also be broadcast live from the City Council Chambers on the NOATV Government Channel 6.City of NO LogoCity of NO Logo

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