Category: President’s Reports

President’s Report, June 9, 2014

May 13, 2014 – Meet with Brian Furness regarding Short Term Rentals. In attendance were Meg Lousteau and Carol Allen, VCPORA and Susan Guillot. Meg reported that she had met with Miles Swanson, President of FMIA, regarding STR. (The previous day, Sunday, May 12, 2014, FMIA hosted a home tour and featured many legal STR locations.) Brian reported that there are many who complain about STR’s but few will work towards documenting the actions of those who are breaking the law.… Read more »

President’s Report, May 12, 2014

April 15, 2014 – Joint meeting with the “Downtown Neighborhood President’s Council” recommended by CM Kristin G. Palmer as a possible replication of a similar group that is formed on the Westbank called “Algiers Neighborhood President’s Council, Inc.” (This group is incorporated and has Bylaws.) Attached is the original list furnished to the participants. Jonathan Rhodes from St. Claude Main Street hosted the meeting.… Read more »

President’s Report, April 14, 2014

March 10, 2014 – Joint meeting with VCPORA to discuss parameters to an upcoming meeting with Katie Williams, Director of the Film New Orleans, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy. In attendance: Carol Allen, Meg Lousteau, Marlene Jaffe, and Erin Holmes. We used the Guidelines established by the Garden District and made changes to meet the situation of filming in the French Quarter.… Read more »

President’s Report, March 10, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – A Joint Statement was issued to FQMD by both FQC and VCPORA “suspending our participation in FQMD” stating that FQMD has diverged from their initial purpose and that under the current leadership the group has become divisive and contentious. Until they return to the principles and common goals which united us we felt it necessary to suspend participation.… Read more »