New Orleans

Federal officials making changes to some oil-lease terms

NEW ORLEANS — A federal oil lease sale in November will be the first in a decade to offer 10-year leases at some depths. Since 2010, leases in depths of 800 to 1600 meters (about a half-mile to nearly a mile) have run for seven years, with a three-year extension available for companies that have started a well on their ...

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The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt is seeking Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services.

The New Orleans Board of Liquidation, City Debt, is advertising the following Request for Proposals (RFPs): Bond Counsel; Financial Advisor; and Independent Auditor Services. Responses are due 4PM CDT, Wednesday, October 21, 2020. RFPs’ are available on the Board’s website http://bolcd.com/BondRatingsAndSales.aspx?tab=1. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Source: https://www.bondbuyer.com/legal-notices/request-for-proposals-rfps-bond-counsel-financial-advisor-and-independent-auditor-services

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Letter to editor on New Orleans’ COVID-19 feeding initiative

The City of New Orleans, on June 1, released a Request for Proposals for a city-wide feeding program, “COVID-19 Mass Feeding Initiative.” The stated goals of the RFP are utilizing local restaurants, commercial kitchens, and their employees while providing nutritious meals to our fellow citizens who have contracted COVID and are out-of-work, families with children, senior citizens, and adults who ...

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CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ANNOUNCES MASS FEEDING PROGRAM

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has announced the mobilization of the Mass Feeding Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency totaling $18 million to fulfill a basic human need as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This first-of-its-kind program will provide meals to a range of vulnerable residents, including high-risk health adults, ...

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