FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Orleans Parish Communication District to Hold
Public Hearing for 2020 Budget Proposal
NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 5, 2019) – The Orleans Parish Communication District (OPCD) will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Chief Warren E. McDaniels, Sr 9-1-1 Center at 118 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.
During this time, Executive Director, Tyrell Morris will answer questions about the proposed 2020 OPCD Budget. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
A copy of the proposed budget can be found here.
About Orleans Parish Communications District (www.911nola.org)
Formed in 1982, the Orleans Parish Communication District is the public safety answering point (PSAP) for all emergency communications via 9-1-1 within Orleans Parish. The agency employs over 140 individuals and provides emergency medical dispatch, emergency fire dispatch, and emergency police dispatch for the millions of annual visitors and residents of the City of New Orleans. OPCD is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communication Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA).
Marcus W. Creel, MS
OPCD Public Engagement Manager