TABLE OF CONTENTS


Collection Summary

Administrative History of the Economic Development and Policy Planning Division

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Records

Mayor Marc H. Morial

An Inventory of the Records of the Economic Development and Policy Planning Division



Collection Summary

Repository: City Archives
New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Creator: Mayor Marc H. Morial
Title: Records of the Economic Development and Policy Planning Division
Dates: 1994-2002
Quantity: 7 boxes
Abstract: Records of the Mayor's Office in the areas of economic development, including tourism, arts, and entertainment.

Administrative History of the Economic Development and Policy Planning Division

The Economic Development and Policy Planning Division was charged by the Mayor to create employment and wealth generating opportunities for the citizens of New Orleans through increased activity and synergistic cooperation of the individual offices under its control. Those subordinate offices comprised: Economic Development, Small & Emerging Business Development, Business Retention & Attraction, Office of Tourism, Arts & Entertainment, City Business & Permitting Assistance Center, Urban Development, and Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization.

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The records include a small number of files relating to the overall management of the city's economic development operations and to several specific agencies and programs. It is apparent that most such records were not transferred to the Archives at the end of the Morial administration.

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Arrangement

These records are arranged in alphabetical order by folder title. Records from the Office of Tourism, Arts and Entertainment and the Office of Small & Emerging Business Development are described separately.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available to registered researchers by appointment (contact the archives staff for additional information).

Restrictions on Use

Documents written/created by or for City of New Orleans officials/employees may be used with no restrictions. Copyright to letters written by outside individuals, agencies, and corporations belong to those entities.

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Related Material

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Administrative Information

Preferred citation:

Mayor Marc H. Morial, Records of the Economic Development and Policy Planning Division, 1994-2002

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Detailed Description of the Records

Box 1

Folder Title Dates Notes
Accomplishments 1994-2002
Acts of Subordination 1997-1999
Affirmative Action 1996
Alcoholic Beverage Outlets 1996
Arts Council of New Orleans 2001
Arts Tourism Partnership 1995-1997
Automative Technology Center and Speedway, Executive Summary 1997
Best Small Business Practices 2001 Includes the article: "Open Access Plan of the City of New Orleans."
Bourbon Street Merchants Association Contract 1996
Brown's Velvet 1997-1999
Budget 1997
Budget 1998
Budget 1999
Budget 2000
Budget 2001
Business and Permitting Assistance Center 1996-1997
Business Calling Program 2000
Business of Art 1995-1999
Business Retention and Attraction 2000-2001
Business, Miscellaneous 1996-1998
Capital Access Program 1998
Capital Outlay Budget 2000
Castle Rock Pavers 1998-1999

Box 2

Cemeteries 1996-1998
Center for Healthcare Education and Technology of Louisiana 1996-1998
Central City Partnership 1998
Central Permitting Office 1997-1999
Chef Menteur Highway Merchants Association 2000-2001
City Council Information Requests 1997-1999
Coalition of Minority Contractors of Louisiana, Inc. 1996-1998
Communications Grant 1999
Communications, Office of

Contract Loan and Banking Program 1995
Dillard's Department Stores 1996-1998
Economic Development Planning Advisory Committee 1998-2000
Economic Development, General 1996-2001
Economic Development, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Arts and Culture 2000
Ecuador 2001
Empowerment Zone 1998-2001

Box 3

Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Performance Reviews 1997-1999
Encuentro 1993-1995 Includes records for Encuentro 94, Encuentro 94 and Encuentro 95.
Encuentro 97 1997 (Folder 1)
Encuentro 97 1997 (Folder 2)
Encuentro 97 1997 (Folder 3)
Encuentro 97 1997 (Folder 4)
Encuentro 98 1998
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Economic Impact Report 2000
Future Leaders Magazine 1997
Greater New Orleans Black Tourism Network 1999
Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation 1997-2001
Incentives 1996
Inner City 100: Leaders of the New Economy 2001
Inter American Development Bank, Meeting in Washington, D. C. 1999

Box 4

Inter American Development Bank, Memorandum of Understanding 1999
Inter American Development Bank, Paris 1998
Inter American Development Bank, Service Providers Requests 1999
Jazzland 1997-2000
Jazzland Summary 1994-1997 Prepared by Gwen Boutte-Owens, Director of the Office of Urban Development.
Johnson Controls Open Access Report #1 2001
Jubilee Missions Foundation 1999
Katz, A. Benjamin 2000
Landrieu, Senator Mary 2000
Louisiana Municipal Association 1998
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1999
Mayor's Conservation Council 2001
Mayor's Executive Cabinet Meetings 1996

Box 5

Mervyn's 1997
Mississippi River Festival 1999
Montreal Expos (Baseball Team) 2000
National Black Chamber of Commerce 1998-1999
National Black Music Hall of Fame 1996-1998
National Contractor Services, Inc. 1999-2000
New Orleans 24/7 2000
New Orleans Arts and Cultural Host Committee, Inc. 2000
New Orleans Business Assistance Center 1999
New Orleans Business Industrial District (NOBID) 2001
New Orleans Center for Successful Living 2000-2001
New Orleans East Economic Development Foundation 1996-2001
New Orleans International Black Theatre and Dance Festival 1998
New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network, Inc. 1998-1999
New Orleans Regional Basketball Alliance/Grizzlies 2001
New Orleans Regional Medical Complex undated
New Orleans Riverfront 21st Century Plan undated
New Orleans Technology/Technical Initiative for Contractor Emergence (NOTICE) 1995-2000
New Orleans Youth Academy undated
New Year's Eve Celebration 2000
Old Gentilly Road 1996
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 1995
On the Reel 1998

Box 6

Open Access 1995-2001
Overall Economic Development Plan 1996-2001
Pere Marquette Project 1996-1998
Plaza Shopping Center 1998-2001
Plaza/Regional Transit Authority Park & Ride 1997
Project Report 1998-2000
Public Benefit Corporations 1996
Regional Loan Corporation 1996-1999
Request for Proposals for Legal Services 1997
Resumes
Of Division staff members.
River Region Economic Development Coalition 1997-1998
Russian Delegation 2001
Small and Emerging Business Development 1999-2001
Special Fund/Balance Sheet Account 2001
Special Projects 2000-2001
St. Mark's and Treme Street Academy 1998
Statistics 1998-1999
Super Bowl XXXVI 1999-2001
Surface Systems, Inc. 2000

Box 7

That's Stanley Supermarkets 1997
Tiger Woods Foundation 2000
Timmy's Travels to New Orleans 1999
Tourism and the Arts 1997-2001
Tourism Statistics 1997
Town Hall Meeting on Africa 1997-1999
Transatlantic Business Dialogue CEO Conference Proposal 1999
Transition 1998
Travel "Rules" undated
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 1999
Urban Development, Office of 2000-2001
Urban Land Institute 1998
Vieux Carre Task Force 1996
Wal Mart 2001
Welfare Reform/Workplace Development Task Force 1997
Welfare-To-Work Collaborative 1998
Women's History Month 1998
Woolworth Corporation 1997
World Trade Center Open Access Plan 2000-2001
Zatarain's 2000

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