On July 7th, Louisiana Landmarks Society released our list of the eight worst proposed Master Plan Amendments and several speakers helped us deliver these in person at last Monday’s (July 10) Committee of the Whole meeting. Thank you to everyone who wrote emails and to those who joined us at City Council Chambers for this very important matter! Our points were often met with counter-points, some points just entered into record, and some of our concerns have changed.
Four of our eight issues were highlighted in July 11th Times Picayune reporting – Changes are coming for the New Orleans Master Plan: 4 amendments to watch.
There are a number of good amendments, such as Parks For All’s proposal that would establish a policy the green space in parks should not be converted to intensive, specialized or commercial uses. The CPC recommended that the...Read more