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LWV members at Secretary of State's office during qualifying for November 6, 2018 election

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File photo of Ghassan Korban, Executive Director S&WB

GHASSAN KORBAN P.E., EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW ORLEANS SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD TO ADDRESS THE LEAGUE

March 25, 2019, 6:00 pm

Lambeth House, 150 Broadway

Ghassan Korban, appointed by Mayor Cantrell, took the reins of the Sewerage & Water Board in September 2018.  Formerly the Milwaukee Commissioner of Public Works, Mr. Korban has the engineering expertise as well as years of experience overseeing major projects from utility management to the construction of the first streetcar in Milwaukee.  The New Orleans system which encompasses water treatment and distribution, sewer treatment and storm water drainage has been plagued by numerous issues.  We will hear Mr. Korban's vision for the S&WB and what measures are needed to attain improvement.  Click here to read more.

READ THE LEAGUE'S RESPONSE TO THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN FOR A BORDER WALL

 

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READ THE TEXT OF THE MARCH 30TH REFERENDUM ON AN AD VALORUM TAX TO FUND SERVICES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

  

Two League of Women Voters members have been highlighted as among the leaders who have made a difference in the 300 years of New Orleans History.  Read about Felicia Kahn and Elizebeth Werlein.  The League of Women Voters develops leaders.