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Councilwoman Jacquelyn B. Clarkson
          Records, 1990-1994 (bulk 1992-1994)
          18 cu. ft.


Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson was elected to the Council District C seat in 1990 and served until 1994. Prior to her election, she was active in the business community as a realtor.

The records are 7 boxes of correspondence/subject files and reports reflecting broad topics that the Council considered during Clarkson's tenure, with emphasis on issues of particular relevance to Council District C and on materials relating to the NOPSI buyout debate. The folder titles are those used by Council member Clarkson's office; folder titles in boxes 1, 4, 6, and 7 were not recorded in the inventory since all folders in those boxes are related to a particular topic.


Box 1

D.H. Holmes/Canal Street Development project
      Includes draft ordinances and amendments, leases, loan documents)

Box 2

Fairgrounds
      Negotiations with Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association; Breeders Cup, 1992)

2-2 Housing
      (Unity for the Homeless; Louisiana Realtors Association)

2-3 JTPA (Job Training Partnership Act)

Box 3

3-1 - N.O. Aviation Board vs. City of Kenner
3-2 - Report of Community Access Corporation Long-Range Planning committee
3-3 - Arts Council of New Orleans
3-4 - Access TV
3-5 - Black Music Hall of Fame and Museum Foundation
3-6 - Cabrini "Doll House"
3-7 - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
3-8 - Esplanade Ridge Study, 1993
3-9 - Friends of the Cabildo
3-10 - Gay Rights ordinance
3-11 - Limited Terms lawsuit
3-12 - Matsue, Japan delegation, 1991
3-13 - NOMA (By-laws, various reports)
3-14 - Recycling
3-15 - RTC Sellouts--Tax prorations, 1992
3-16 - Scrap tires
3-17 - Solid waste
3-18 - Annual Report of the New Orleans Marketing Corp., 1992
3-19 - Fiber optics

Box 4

New Orleans Public Service
      (Includes information on billing, gas rates, NOPL/LP&L merger, Gulf States acquisition, rate increases)

Box 5

5-1 - Tourism
       (Includes information on Tourism Marketing Corporation, National Tourism Week, Convention center, New Orleans Tours, Westbank tours)

5-2 - Economic Development Trust Fund
       (Includes information on Economic Development 5-year master plan)

5-3 - NOPSI Economic Development Funds (dispersed by Council Utility Committee)
       (Information on organizations/projects receiving funding)

5-4 - Economic Development Trust Fund
       (Information on Economic Development Strategic Plan, status reports, advisory committee, ordinances)

Box 6

Informatin relating to NOPSI, including NOPSI buyout, complaints against NOPSI, litigation (Grand Gulf settlement) and Least Cost planning

Box 7

Briefing materials and other reports, etc. prepared for NOPSI buyout hearings

Box 8

8-1 #3 Casino Gaming (Casino Files--Specific proposals)
a - Bally's [empty]
b - Casino--Harrah's (1993)
c - Harrah's / Treme meeting (n.d.)
d - Casino (1993)
e - Harrah's open access (1993?)
f - Rivergate Committee (1993-1994)
g - Casino / Sub-Lease (1993)
h - Harrah's Jazzville Co. (1993)
i - Casino--Sub-lease (1993)
j - Casino--Suspension (n.d.)
k - Harrah's Jazz Casino (1993-1994)
l - Harrah's Casino WEFA (Wharton Econometric Forecasting Assoc.) (1994)
m - Hemmeter, Christopher (1992-1993)
n - Hemmeter / Canal Place Suit (1992-1993)
o - Jazzville (1992)
p - Nabonne (n.d.)
q - Casino, N. Rampart (1993)
r - Casino Royale (Mirage / Harrah's [joint proposal]) (n.d.)
s - Casino (1992)
t - Casino Orleans (1991-1992)
u - Casino Orleans / Blaine Kern (1992)

8-2 - Temporary Casino
a - Casino--Temporary / Meeting--Harrah's (1994)
b - Open Access Program--Casino (1993)
c - Temporary Casino Meeting, 1/13/94 (1994)
d - Temporary Casino (1992-1993)
e - Temporary Casino--Municipal Auditorium (1993)
f - Temporary Casino (1993)
g - Municipal Auditorium CPC Study--Temporary Casino (1993)
h - French Quarter Residents Committee--Temporary Casino (1993)
i - Temporary Casino--CPC Report (1993)
j - Casino--Temporary--"Questions" (1993)
k - Casino--Resolution--Temporary casino safeguards (1993)

8-3 - Celebration Park Casino (1993)
8-4 - Casino--Clarkson Letters to Editors (1992)
8-5 - Casino--Proposal (n.d.)
8-6 - N.O. LA Devlopment Corp. (Wendall Gauthier) vs. City of N.O., Etc.--Casino (1993)
8-7 - Casino--Marc Morial's State legislation (1993)
8-8 - Casino Media (1992-1993)
8-9 - [Unlabeled--Casino Misc.] (1993)
8-10 - Harrah's Jazz Casino Correspondence--Personal (1993)

Box 9

9-1 - Clarkson Amendments (1994)
9-2 - Lease agreement between Rivergate Development Corp. & Harrah's Jazz Co. + Amendments to Lease
9-3 - Casino--Amendments, Ordinance 19,027--2/94--Harrah's
9-4 - Casino--Zoning dockets (3)--Permanent Casino & 2 Parking structures (1993-1994)
9-5 - Casino Ordinance 19,025--Harrah's & amendments
9-6 - Casino Ordinance 19,026--Harrah's (1993)
9-7 - Casino Ordinance 19,049
      Exhibits to amended lease agreements

Amendments to Casino ordinances and exhibits

Box 10

10-1- Harrah's / Jazzville / GPI--Briefings, Notes (1993)
10-2 - Harrah's / Jazzville / Grand Palais [Ordinances & other Harrah's literature]
10-3 - Rivergate Committee (1994)
10-4 - Casino--Garages (1994)
10-5 - Casino--Letters (1993-1994)
10-6 - Casino jobs
10-7 - Casino--Harrah's lease (Section re Lease payments)
10-8 - Casino amendments--Clarkson's (1993)
10-9 - Casino--Reimbursement for cost to city (1994)
10-10 - Temporary Casino lease--Harrah's
10-11- [Amendments to Ordinances 19025, 19027, 19050]
10-12 - [Ordinance 19050 & Exhibit A]
10-13 - [Staff report--zoning docket 101/93--temporary Casino proposal]
10-14 - [Drafts of various lease documents] (1994)
10-15 - [Ordinance 19027 & Exhibit A--Rivergate lease & amendments pending]
Exhibits to temporary casino lease (1993)
Harrah's amended interim open access plans for construction of the temporary & permanent casinos & for operation of the temporary casino (4/21/94) [binders]

Box 11

11-1 - Harrah's Wins Bid / Memo / Aug. 1993
11-2 - Harrah's Casino--Admin. Consultants Changes--Harrah's vs. Celebration Park
11-3 - Harrah's / Jan. 1994 / Council Consultant Amendments
11-4 - Harrah's / Amendments / Rivergate Committee
      2 binders: 8/12/93 Harrah's Jazz Casino Second proposal to State for land-based casino

Box 12

12-1 - Budget 94 / Long Range / Gene McCormick (1990)
12-2 - Budget--Resolution (1992)
12-3 - Special council meeting--two week funding (1991)
12-4 - 1991 Budget (1991)
12-5 - Budget 1991 (1990)
12-6 - Budget Summit, 6/16/92
12-7 - Capital projects 1994-1998
12-8 - 1993 Budget--unfunded needs (1993)
12-9 - Budget 1993--decision 1993 budget (1992)
12-10 - Council Budget Committee: 1993 Revenue "Balancing Act" (1993)
12-12 - Budget '94 (1993)
12-11- Budget 1994--Clarkson Amendments
12-13 - Council Budget [Committee] (1993)
12-14 - Council Budget Committee (1992) (1992-1993)
12-15 - Council Budget Committee (1990-1993)
12-16 - Budget (1993)
12-17 - Budget (1992)
12-18 - Council Utility Department--Budget (1992)
12-19 - JTPA / OPIC / OETD--Budget (1992)
12-20 - Budget 1993 (1992)
12-21 - Request for inspectors (1992)
12-22 - 1993 Council Budget Hearings (1992)
12-23 - Budget--NORD (1992)
12-24 - La. Cooperative Extension Service (Budget 1993) (1992)
12-25 - Tourism Marketing Plan--1993
12-26 - Health Dept.--Budget 1993 (1992)
Operating Budget 1994 [binder]

Box 13

13-1- 800 Bourbon (1991-1993)
13-2 - 800 Bourbon St. & Legal opinion (1991*
13-3 - 800 Bourbon St. (1990)
13-4 - Business Openings (1993-1994)
13-5 - Bodenger, Jan (1992)
13-6 - Bocage Civic Assn. (1990-1993)
13-7 - BGR Procurement Study (1990)
13-8 - Tom Arnold--Assessor [5th District] (1991-1993)
13-9 - Sandy Barbier, T-P [Times-Picayune] (1990)
13-10 - 705-09 Burgundy St.--St. Peter Guest House (1993)
13-11 - Elwood Cahill, Jr. (1991)
13-12 - Civil Rights Ordinance (1991)
13-13 - Civil Rights (1991)
13-14 - Clark, Perry (1992)
13-15 - Churches--District C (1994)
13-16 - Christmas in October (1992)
13-17 - Preservation in Print--Bywater (1990)
13-18 - Bywater News (1990-1993)
13-19 - Bywater Historic District (1990-1993)
13-20 - Council Expansion--Term Limitations (1991)
13-21 - Canal St....2000 (1991)
13-22 - Candidates 90-92 (1990-1992)
13-23 - 620-626 Chartres St.--Old Cabildo Restaurant (1990)
13-24 - Budget (1993)
13-25 - Budget / CAO 1993 (1992)
13-26 - Fairgrounds (1990-1991)
13-27 - Budget meeting Nov. 20, 1991 (1991-1992)
13-28 - Budget--1992--Capital (1991)
13-29 - Budget (1993)--Resolution (Jackie) (1992-1993)
13-30 - Revenues--Council Meeting 26th
13-31 - Council Budget Meeting 2/27/92
13-32 - Todd's Notes on Budget Hearings (1991)
13-33 - Youth Study Center / Budget (1993)
13-34 - Budget (1991)
13-35 - Budget / Law Dept. (1993)
13-36 - Budget--7/22/93 (1993)
13-37 - Budget Meeting 1993, June 10, Police Overtime / June
13-39 - Administration's Rec's (1992-1993)

Box 14

14-1 - Clarkson "Calling for a Vote" (1992)
14-2 - Clarkson Casino Resolution & Motions & Ordinances (1993)
14-3 - Casino--Requesting Casino Board to Include Fin. & Perf. Bond in Temp. [Casino] (1993)
14-4 - Casino--Gross Gaming Payments (1993)
14-5 - Clarkson Letter to Editor, Casino (1993)
14-6 - Kessenich (1993)
14-7 - Lennie
14-8 - Casino--Limit on number of Casinos in N.O.--Boissiere's (1992)
14-9 - Casino--Media (1993)
14-10 - New Legislation (1993)
14-11 - Casino--Misc. (1992-1993)
14-12 - Casino--Opera Parking (1993)
14-13 - Performance Bond (1993)
14-14 - Casino--Pvt. (1993)
14-15 - Rivergate Com.--Consultants Answers & Questions (1993)
14-16 - Rivergate (Background) (1991)
14-17 - Rivergate Committee (1991)
14-18 - Ryan, [Tim] / CB (1993)
14-19 - State Agreement Clauses (1993)
14-20 - School Board--Casino (1993)
14-21 - Casino--State Legislation (1993)
14-22 - Sub-lease, Casino
14-23 - Casino Gambling Pro-Con (1992-1993)
14-24 - Casino--Times-Picayune Analysis (1993)
14-25 - Casino (Harrah's Open Access Plan) (1994)
14-26 - Casino--Gifts to Council (1994)
14-27 - Casino / Process CPC (1993)
14-28 - Casino--Temporary--CPC (1993-1994)
14-29 - Clarkson Meeting w/ Harrah's & Groups Around Temporary Casino (1993-1994)
14-30 - HDLC--Casino (1994)
14-31 - Casino--Employment (1993)
14-32 - Casino Amendments (1993-1994)
14-33 - Casino--Harrah's Support Letters, Feb. 1994 (1994)
14-34 - Casino--Open Access Program (1994)
14-35 - Casino--Amendments--Jan. 1994
14-36 - Clarkson Amendments
14-37 - Casino Ordinances, Harrah's, April 1994
14-38 - Casino--Ord. # 19,305
14-39 - Casino--Temp., Conditional Use Ordinances (3) & Zoning Dockets (1993-1994)
14-40 - Temporary Casino Lease--Harrah's 2/94
14-41 - Casino (1993)
14-42 - Casino Consultants (1993-1994)
14-43 - [Casino--to be filed]
14-44 - Casino, Temp.--Authorizing Lease w/ City & RDC & RDC w/ Harrah's--Jan/Feb. 1994
14-45 - Casino Notes: re JSC's Amendments (1994)
14-46 - Clarkson Casino Amendment / Fiscal Notes (1994)
14-47 - Casino Media (1993)
14-48 - Casino--Clarkson Amendments (1993-1994)
14-49 - [Unlabeled--Petition of Grand Palais for rehearing of Aug. 11, 1993 award]
14-50 - Rivergate Lease , 4/27/1993
2 binder--Rivergate Lease w/ JSC's notes

Box 15

15-1 - Fox, Clark (1989-1990)
15-2 - Fox [Joyce Chemical Co.--Chronology of Events] (1990)
15-3 - Clark Fox--EEOC (1991-1993)
15-4 - Westbank Seventh Day Adventist Church (1993)
15-5 - Schedule: Dec. 1993-April 1994
15-6 - Budget Status (District C Councilmanic Office) (1990-1993)
15-7 - Jacquelyn Clarkson Realtors (Registered Trademark) (1991)
15-8 - Iris Kelso (1990-1991)
15-9 - Reimbursement of Personal Expenditures
15-10 - Salaries (1990-1992)
15-11 - Council Redistricting (1991)
15-12 - Congratulations Received (1990)
15-13 - Realtor's Letter, '94 campaign (1994)
15-14 - Clarkson Campaign
15-15 - Clarkson Newspaper Pictures (1991)
15-16 - WCR / Nov. '90 (1990-1991)
15-17 - Clarkson Press (1990)
15-18 - Campaign report 5/91
15-19 - Campaign speeches
15-20 - Alliance for Good Government (1990)
15-21 - Campaign (1993)
15-22 - Faubourg Marigny (1990)
15-23 - Quality of Life / Dr. Rothchild / LSU 1/20/93 / Speech file
15-24 - Speech / Trends in Gov. Regionalization / Metro
15-25 - Speeches
15-26 - Toll tags / tickets (1990)
Misc. personal (2 folders)

Box 16

16-1 - Mardi Gras--Commercialization (clippings)
16-2 - Mardi Gras--Lawsuit Against City
16-3 - Mardi Gras--Economics
16-4 - Mardi Gras--Permit for Reviewing Stands
16-5 - Mardi Gras Krewe Captains--District C
16-6 - Mardi Gras Captains
16-7 - Mardi Gras--Peggy Wilson's Proposed Amendment to Charter
16-8 - Mardi Gras--Blue Ribbon Compromise Ordinance 16-9 - Saturn, Krewe of
16-10 - Mardi Gras Indians
16-11 - Mardi Gras Violence (clippings)
16-12 - Mardi Gras--Tulane Report
16-13 - Mardi Gras--Filing Extension (Resolution)
16-14 - Mardi Gras--Polls
16-15 - Mardi Gras--Position Letter, Ordinance #17704
16-16 - Mardi Gras--Clarkson Editorial and 1/21 Front Page Article & 1/24 Poll Results
16-17 - Mardi Gras--Clarkson Resolution to Delete Carnival Organizations
16-18 - Mardi Gras--Clarkson Ordinance to Remove Penalties
16-19 - San Francisco (Mardi Gras)
16-20 - Mardi Gras--Removal of Criminal Penalty Ordinance
16-21 - Mardi Gras--Clarkson Ordinance to Exclude Carnival Organizations
16-22 - Mardi Gras--Taylor Ordinance, Decriminalization Ordinance
16-23 - Mardi Gras Ordinance
16-24 - Mardi Gras Election
16-25 - Mardi Gras/T.V. Taping
16-26 - Comus' Night--Larry Smith/ Bards of Bohemia
16-27 - Mardi Gras Ordinance--Letters
16-28 - Mardi Gras Coordinating Committee
16-29 - Blue Ribbon Committee Report
16-30 - Blue Ribbon Committee Hearings
16-31 - Mardi Gras Ordinance Pro and Con
16-32 - Mardi Gras Ordinance--Media, Publications Etc.
16-33 - Mardi Gras Compromise
16-34 - Mardi Gras Schedule

Box 17

17-1 - To be filed
17-2 - Charter Revision--Final Draft--Oct. 16, 1993
17-3 - Charter Revision--BGR
17-4 - Charter--Media/Press Releases
17-5 - Charter Revisions
17-6 -Charter Election
17-7 - Charter Amendment Ordinace [18396 1/21/93]
17-8 - Charter Revision--April 22, 1922 (Recommendations of Mayor's Advisory Committee)
17-9 - Charter--Goals of Revision
17-10 - Charter Index (Explanation of Changes)
17-11 - Charter--Administration's Comments
17-12 - Charter Revision Legal Opinions
17-13 - Charter Revision--Public Hearings
17-14 - Charter--League of Women Voters of New Orleans Statement
17-15 - Charter--Official Journal
17-16 - Charter--Public Belt Railroad
17-17 - Charter Draft--Jan. 22, 1991
17-18 - Charter Revisions Revisited--March 1994 Election
17-19 - Charter Revision Ordinance #18,144 (10/1/1992)
17-20 - Charter Revisions (R-90-206) (11/8/1990)
17-21 - Charter Revision Summary (12/30/1992)
17-22 - Charter Revision
17-23 - Home Rule Chater Revision--Election Call for October 16, 1993

Box 18

18-1 - Code of Ethics Codification [draft 7/14/1993]
18-2 - Code Revision 9/22/1993
18-3 - Codification
18-4 - Codifying City's Leasing
18-5 - Code of Ethics
18-6 - Council Codification Committee
18-7 - Council Code Revision Committee and Republication
18-8 - 1993 New Orleans [275th] Birthday Celebration
18-9 - Children's Tour Committee [275th Anniversary]
18-10 - "Artifacts" [Letter from Justice Revius O. Ortique]
18-11 - Benito Suarez Statue
18-12 - 1968 New Orleans 250th Birthday
18-13 - 1993--275th Anniversary--Media
18-14 - Eugene Cizek/Lloyd Sensat--Historic Preservation
18-15 - Jean Lafitte National Park--275th Anniversary
18-16 - "Enterprize Zone, Restoration Tax Abatements, and Other Louisiana Tax Abatement Programs"
18-17 - "Orleans Private Industry Council--Budget Presentation"
18-18 - Vieux Carre Use Permit Material


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