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New Orleans City Government:

New Orleans, City of - official site - offers info for the city council, city government, city phone directory, mayor, city departments and related links.

New Orleans City Council - official site - info on council members and districts, agendas and meetings, council news, talk back, and links.

New Orleans Fire Department - official site - of the New Orleans Fire Department.

New Orleans Police Department - official site - of the New Orleans Police Department.

New Orleans Sewage and Waterboard - official site - suppliers of sewer, water and drainage services for New Orleans. Water treatment, drainage, water education, and public service info.

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Amite River Basin Commission - official site - To mitigate flood damage in the Amite River Basin, this Commission will serve as a multi-parish authority to accomplish flood control measures; facilitate cooperation between federal, state and local governing bodies to foster floodplain management; maintain and operate structures built under the auspices of the Commission; and coordinate river management within the basin.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area - official site - the Atchafalaya Trace Commission (ATC) was created to oversee the planning and implementation of the Atchafalaya Trace Heritage Area. The Commission members are community leaders who were chosen to represent each of the thirteen parishes that encompass the heritage area.

Covington, City of - official site - has Mayor's welcome, about, tour, map, newsletter, calendar, as well as planning and permits. Covington's Economic Development Department is available to assist the ambitious entrepreneur in pursuit of business ownership, as well as the representatives of multi-national corporations seeking the perfect Louisiana location.

Crime Stoppers New Orleans - Crimestoppers New Orleans, Your Most Powerful Weapon Against Crime. The Greater New Orleans Crimestoppers was formed in 1981, serving Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Bernard, St. John the Baptish, St. Charles, Plaquemines, and St. James parishes. In 26 years, the organization has helped solve more than 9,500 felony crimes and paid out more than $1,400,000 in cash rewards.

Donaldsonville, City of - official site - for Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Donaldsonville is a city in and the parish seat of Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the west bank of the Mississippi River. The population was 7,605 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.Although Donaldsonville is a small town, it has many historic sites.

ERS Economic Research Service - Louisiana facts. You can find interesting facts about the State of Louisiana including population, income, education, employment, federal funds, farm info and other info.

Gretna, City of - official site - online info for the history, tourism info, departments and services, facts and statistics, elected officials and police department. Our community was founded in 1836 and today, remains a vibrant city of over 18,500 residents and home to over 900 businesses.

Hammond, City of - official site - government overview, police & fire, news, events, human resources, license and permits, recreation, executive and legislative info. What a privilege it is for me to serve as Mayor of my hometown Hammond, a city of 20,000 residents and 60,000 people who come to our city daily. Located at the crossroads of America, we offer a friendly, safe environment while being only minutes from the two largest cities in Louisiana.

Houma Fire Department - official site - of Houma, Louisiana. Our dedicated men and women of the City of Houma Fire Department work hard to provide the highest quality of service to everyone who lives, works and visits our city. Houma is approximately 14 1/2 square miles, with a population of around 35,000 (awaiting 2010 census). Our department protects everything within the city limits of Houma.

Houma Police Department - official site - of Houma, Louisiana. The mission of the Houma Police Department is to serve, protect, and defend the community while preserving the rights and dignity of all citizens living, working or visiting our city.

Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce - official site - From government advocacy to networking events, the Chamber provides its members the opportunity to strengthen their business and their community. The Chamber is made up primarily of small businesses but we take great pride in being able to speak for businesses of any size and type.

Jefferson Parish - official site - find the history, facts, attractions, charter and boards. You can also find parish officials, departments, programs and services, employment, sheriff's office and schools. Use site to find out what is happening in the parish with lots of online info and services.

Jefferson Parish Assessor’s Office - official site - Our objective is to assess all property within Jefferson Parish, both real and personal, as accurately, and as equitably as possible. This website will assist you in locating property ownerships, assessed values, legal descriptions, estimated tax amounts, and other helpful information that pertain to the Assessor's office.

Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office - official site - The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office provides technologically advanced methods for death investigation, toxicology screening, sexual assault services and mental health services to Jefferson Parish and the surrounding communities.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office - official site of Sheriff’s office - offers information for administrative, bicycle registration, civic organizations, crime statistics, gang information, missing persons, community relations and law enforcement links.

Kenner, City of - official site - you can pay your taxes on line, renew your occupational licenses, city directory, city hall information, city departments, current events, and the history of Kenner. Kenner's mission is to provide efficient, effective and useful public services through a dedicated, professional staff that is accessible and accountable and to practice responsible growth management that yields high value, sustainable public facilities and infrastructure for an improved quality of life in the community.

Kenner Fire Department - official site - Our Mission, at the City of Kenner Fire Department, is to always be Prepared both Mentally and Physically, to assist the public in the areas of Fire Prevention, Fighting Fire, Providing Medical Assistance, Hazardous Materials or for any Emergency either Natural or Man Made, wherein our City or Citizens call upon us for Help.

Kenner Police Department - official site - We hope to provide you with an overview of police department operations and introduce you to our proactive community efforts. It is here that you can learn about the many innovative safety and crime prevention programs available to you, such as the Citizens' Police Academy, Neighborhood Watch and Women's Self Defense.

Kentwood, City of - official site - find government and services, calendar of events, attractions, restaurants, organizations, contact info, Britney Spears and other links. The Kentwood Community Development Committee (KCDC) is a diverse group that represents every organization and interest in Kentwood. This group worked with Entergy's Community Development Department to become classified as a "Team City."

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway - official site - check before you cross. Toll tags now available on-line. Each weekday over 42,000 cars cross Lake Pontchartrain on the longest bridge in the world, The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. The five-member GNOEC is the controlling body of the Causeway which includes the bridge system and the Causeway Approach road system on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain.

Louisiana, State of - official site - Government and services site for citizens, state agencies, and state employees. State government directory, Louisiana news and Just for Students info.

Louisiana Dept. of Education - official site - online has calendar, grants and opportunities, jobs, press releases, publications, tests, references and more. Site has education dollars and cents, data & reports, testing, school district performance, curriculum & standards and more.

Louisiana Dept. of Labor - official site - online Louisiana Works - find information on this site for jobseekers, businesses, or info about the workplaces.

Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries - official site - online offers hunting, fishing, & boating info, audio and video center programs, divisions of agency, news and events, contact info. Get your Louisiana licenses and permits plus information on enforcement, etc.

Louisiana House of Representatives - official site - online Get to know your local officials by checking out Louisiana House of Representatives. Also includes Citizen's guide info, house staff info, schedules plus more.

Louisiana Legislative Auditor - official site Our mission is to foster accountability and transparency in Louisiana government by providing the Legislature and others with audit services, fiscal advice, and other useful information.

Louisiana Municipal Association - Baton Rouge - continues to provide the kind of discerning leadership that the officials of every village, town, and city in Louisiana must have to fulfill their sacred responsibilities in public service at the municipal level of government. Probably nothing affects the people of Louisiana in a more direct way than their local government. The public knows this, and municipal leaders know this. And the LMA, ever mindful of its past accomplishments and alert to the challenges of future years, will continue to provide the kind of discerning leadership that the officials of every village, town, and city in Louisiana must have to fulfill their sacred responsibilities in public service at the municipal level of government.

Louisiana Office of the Governor - official site - online. Governor Bobby Jindal's official Web site includes current issues in focus, public policy, news, video, email newsletters, public events and contact information.

Louisiana Parish Government Police Jury Association - official site - acts as a liason between parish and state and federal government. Also organizes seminars and training sessions to benefit members. The Association also operates the Parish Government Risk Management Agency (PGRMA), an interlocal risk management agency that provides Workers' Compensation and Health and Hospitalization coverage programs for parish governments and affiliated entities.

Louisiana Senate - official site - online Site offers session info, committees, services, documents and much more about Louisiana State Senators.

Louisiana State Budget Project - The Louisiana Budget Project will provide sound analysis of state fiscal issues to promote economic prosperity, a rising standard of living, and the opportunity for all citizens to reach their highest potential. The Louisiana Budget Project’s vision is to make Louisiana government transparent and accountable for all Louisiana citizens.

Louisiana State Legislature - official site - online Louisiana web portal to the Louisiana State Legislature. Site has Louisiana laws, info on the legislature, contact info, internet publications and lots more.

Louisiana State Library - serves the citizens of Louisiana through the public libraries across the state. State employees and officials can obtain materials directly from the State Library. State employees and officials wishing to obtain a borrower card can register online.

Louisiana Supreme Court - find bar exam results, history, annual reports, court column newsletter, Louisiana judicial agencies, rules of court and filing forms. Louisiana Supreme Court is the state's highest court located in the City of New Orleans.

Louisiana's Old State Capitol - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Built in 1847 on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, Louisiana's Old State Capitol has withstood fire, scandal, bitter debate, abandonment, political entanglements and war to become one of the state's most significant contributions to American architecture.

New Orleans, City of - official site - offers info for the city council, city government, city phone directory, mayor, city departments and related links.

New Orleans City Council - official site - info on council members and districts, agendas and meetings, council news, talk back, and links.

New Orleans, City of - Office of Emergency Preparedness - official site - is responsible for the response and coordination of those actions needed to protect the lives and property of its citizens from natural or man-made disasters as well as emergency planning for the City of New Orleans. Site has City Assisted Evacuation Plan, re-entry info, emergency resource guide and other important information for the New Orleans community.

New Orleans Coroner’s Office - New Orleans Coroner's office. Under Napoleonic Code of Law in Louisiana, the Coroner is responsible for the following services to the public: Classification of deaths, Evaluation of individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse who are dangerous to self, dangerous to others, or gravely disabled for Orders of Protective Custody or involuntary psychiatric commitment , Examination of all sex crime victims [performed by Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)]. Until fifteen years ago, these were performed by M.D.s at the Coroner’s Office but they are now done by SANE ,Consultant for healthcare of the Orleans Parish Prison population.

New Orleans Fire Department - official site - of the New Orleans Fire Department.

New Orleans Office of Inspector General - Website where citizens may file complaints against City departments, agencies and employees. The office's mission is to assist in the prevention of waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and corruption in city government without regard to partisan politics, allegiances, status, or influence.

New Orleans Police Department - official site - of the New Orleans Police Department.

New Orleans, Port of - official site - port records, employee directory, board information, port partners and facilities, maps and closings news.

New Orleans Sewage and Waterboard - official site - suppliers of sewer, water and drainage services for New Orleans. Water treatment, drainage, water education, and public service info.

Old State Capitol Center for Political and Governmental History - official site - center for political and governmental history featuring state archives, elections, museums, press releases, and events schedule.

Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office - official site - It is my pleasure to provide these helpful facts on the valuation process as well as to explain the various benefits available through the exemptions and assessment level freezes provided by Louisiana law. You will also find information on how to review and/or appeal your property valuation should you feel the need to do so.

Orleans Parish Criminals Sheriff's Office - official site - information about the sheriff's office programs for the community, such as our Thanksgiving Dinner and our D.A.R.E. program, and programs for the inmates, such as the About Face program and the Prison Art Program.

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office - official site - offers information for contact information, civic organizations, crime statistics, community relations and government links.

Ponchatoula, City of - official site - city business directory, city council reports, clubs and organizations, and the "Strawberry Festival". The population of Ponchatoula and surrounding area has increased greatly over the past three decades, but the community has been able to retain that small town charm which attracts families seeking a place to raise their children. A solid school system, quality recreational facilities, and a well managed city government are assets which will make Ponchatoula a destination for a new generation of people seeking a better life.

Regional Transit Authority - Welcome to the Regional Transit Authority. We are a public agency designed to fulfill the mobility needs of our community. We provide transit services that are safe, efficient, reliable, and easy to use. The RTA employs innovative services and industry best practices to provide the citizens of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area with world-class transportation services.

Slidell, City of - official site - there is info on departments, tour, new and links. In the thirty or so years after its founding, Slidell developed a creosote plant, one of the country’s largest brick manufacturing facilities, a large lumber mill and a shipyard. The Slidell shipyard contributed significantly to the national effort in both World Wars. Slidell residents worked in New Orleans ship, tank and airplane construction during World War II.

Social Security Administration - official site - Information on Retirement, Survivor, Disability, Medicare and SSI programs. Users can file for benefits on this website; use our Retirement Estimator to estimate their benefit amount; change their address/ph; request duplicate Medicare card; get proof of benefit amount, etc.

St. Bernard Parish - official site - get information on business, churches, education, events, food, law enforcement, lodgings, organizations, and parks. St. Bernard Parish is located just five miles from downtown New Orleans with easy access to all that the city offers. St. Bernard has much to offer on its own as a place to live or visit. St. Bernard has a rich history with its most famous occurrence being the site of the Battle of New Orleans which effectively ended the War of 1812.

St. Bernard Sheriff's Office - official site - Hurricane Katrina has been declared as the worst natural disaster in the modern era of our nation and will forever be remembered as the first hurricane to destroy an entire parish here in Louisiana. All of St. Bernard Parish was destroyed, but our dignity remained firm. Hurricane Katrina swept through our parish with winds clocked at 170 miles an hour and higher in gusts, but it never blew away our pride. Hurricane Katrina forced tidal surges nearly 40 feet high throughout the parish, but it never washed away our determination to come back and rebuild the most beautiful and family-oriented parish in this wonderful nation. With this in mind, everyone here in your St. Bernard Sheriff's Office wants to welcome you, our friends, family members, and neighbors, back to St. Bernard Parish.

St. Charles Parish - official site - parish council profiles and addresses, meeting schedules, archived agendas, elected officials lists, and more. St. Charles Parish has links for government, residents, businesses and visitors. Pay bills online and much more.

St. Tammany Parish - official site - department info and phone numbers, parish leadership (Parish President, Parish Council, District Attorney, Sheriff, Assessor, Registrar of Voters, Clerk of Court), business center, enviornmental services, and community services.

St. Tammany's Parish Sheriff's Office - official site - offers criminal statistics, patrols, domestic violence, community relations, civil/tax, s.w.a.t., communications, internal affairs, traffic division and crime lab. This agency exists to serve the public by preserving, protecting and promoting the "quality of life" our residents hold so dear. Accomplishing this task is a goal we undertake with pride and in a spirit of service.

State of Louisiana Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit - The 1980 legislation divided the Fourth Circuit into two parts. The parishes of Orleans, St. Bernard and Plaquemines remained in the Fourth Circuit, while the Parishes of Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist were transferred to the newly created Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, located in Gretna, Louisiana. The 1982 legislation also increased the number of Fourth Circuit judges from six to twelve. The Court is currently composed of two judges elected from the large population of the three parishes, one each from St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parish, and eight from Orleans Parish. The current judicial salary is $106,705.00 per annum.

Tangipahoa Parish - official site - find information for cities, government, attractions, festivals and fairs, calendar of events.

Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government - Site is for residents, businesses, visitors, government, online services and employment and is located in Houma, Louisiana.

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District - Team New Orleans provides comprehensive water resources management to include navigation, hurricane and storm damage risk reduction and environmental stewardship for south Louisiana to ensure public safety and benefit the nation. Our team is also prepared to conduct contingency operations as well as support the national response plan.

U. S. Census Bureau - Use Search box for Louisiana Information.

U. S. Dept of Veterans - official site - New Orleans Regional office - find the medical centers, vet centers and outpatient clinics.

U. S. District Court - Eastern District of Louisiana. Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. We are authorized 12 Active Judges, have 3 Senior Judges and 6 Magistrate Judges.

U. S. General Services Administration - GSA, General Service Administration, General Schedules Administration, General Services Agency, General Service Agency, Government Services Administration, Government Service Administration, Government Supplies Agency, Government Supplies Administration, FSS, PBS, FTS, OGP, FAS.

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