Parks & Recreation

Our Views: Here’s why tax swap to help New Orleans parks is worth approving

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

April 18, 2019

While it involves no new taxes, a proposition on the May 4 ballot will renew some existing property millages...

Commentary: Here are our recommendations on Parks & Rec, JP millage propositions

By Gambit Commentary

Source: Gambit

April 17, 2019

VOTERS IN NEW ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISH WILL GO TO THE POLLS ON MAY 4 — during Jazz Fest —...

It takes a millage: New Orleans voters will decide on a redistribution of parks and rec funds

By Clancy DuBos

Source: Gambit

April 16, 2019

The sole item on the May 4 ballot in New Orleans is a citywide referendum often referred to as...

BGR Report Recommends “YES” Vote on Park Millage

By Jenn Bentley

Source: Big Easy Magazine

April 10, 2019

On April 9, 2019, the independent Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) released a report on the May 4 tax...

Bureau of Governmental Research endorses May 4 tax proposals in Orleans, Jefferson parishes

By Faimon A. Roberts III and Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

A nonpartisan research group is urging New Orleans and Jefferson Parish voters to support two tax measures that will...

Independent study supports redistribution of citywide parks and recreation taxes

By Claire Byun

Source: Uptown Messenger

April 9, 2019

An independent New Orleans research group is backing the proposal to replace three existing property taxes into one millage...

Tax for New Orleans parks and rec backed by watchdog group

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2019

The Bureau of Governmental Research gave its blessing Tuesday (April 9) for a ballot proposal in New Orleans aimed...

BGR Issues Report on New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a...

Audubon’s tax strategy this time around: Share the money with other park and recreation agencies

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 5, 2018

Four years after New Orleans voters overwhelmingly rejected a 4.2-mill property tax for the Audubon Nature Institute that would...