Parks & Recreation

BGR Analyzes Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities

October 3, 2019

Today, BGR releases A Look Back to Plan Ahead: Analyzing Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities. The report...

Parks & Rec. millage approved by Orleans Parish voters

By Fox 8

Source: Fox 8

May 4, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – New Orleans voters approved a measure to consolidate taxes for the parish’s Parks and Recreation...

New Orleans voters OK parks & rec tax consolidation

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 4, 2019

New Orleans voters approved a consolidation of soon-to-expire taxes for New Orleans parks and recreation organizations Saturday (May 4)....

New Orleans voters overwhelmingly approve parks and recreation millage

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 4, 2019

New Orleans voters on Saturday roundly endorsed a new financial plan for parks and recreation in the city that...

New Orleans area voters to decide on tax issues in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany on Saturday

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

Voters in much of the New Orleans area will head to the polls Saturday to consider mainly requests involving...

New Orleans voters asked to carve up parks & rec tax pie

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 2, 2019

A measure to replace and redistribute expiring taxes for New Orleans parks and recreation organizations will be put to voters Saturday...

Recommendations for May 4 election

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

April 30, 2019

Some very critical tax measures go before the voters on Saturday. Teacher pay raises and commitments to public greenspace...

Vote ‘yes’ to shift tax money to recreation and City Park

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 21, 2019

The Times-Picayune Editorial Board makes the following recommendation for the May 4 ballot. ORLEANS PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION TAX...

New Orleans voters to decide on plan to spread Audubon’s wealth to other parks, recreation agencies

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 19, 2019

Five years ago, with his request for a tax hike decisively rejected by voters, Ron Forman stood in an...

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...