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Subjects beginning with letter R

Main Heading Subheading1 Subheading2 Ordinance Number & Series Date Synopsis Notes
Racing Association




Dog Races, - see "Gambling".
Racing Association

8119 AS 1882 Authorizing Act of Sale of a certain portion of ground to the Louisiana Jockey Club.
Racing Association

3864 CCS 1916 Regulating the operation of race tracks in the City of New Orleans. Amended by 13618 CCS.
Racing Association

4082 CCS 1917 Granting permission to the Business Mens' Racing Association to operate a Race Trace in New Orleans.
Radio Broadcasting

10181 CCS 1928 Appropriating the sum of $2,500.00 to Loyola University to maintain rights incidental to the City of New Orleans Broadcasting purposes.
Railroads




See Railroad Book. For Railroad Bonds see "Bonds".
Railroads

4090 CS 1889 Amending ordinance 4024 CS prohibiting the peddling of fruit, vegetables, produce or merchandise from cars, etc., owned by any railroad company, by including the word "Retailing", and adding the words "perishable freight".
Railroads

13995 CCS 1898 Directing the Commissioner of Public Works to legally put the Louisiana Southern Railroad in default for not keeping open and constructing culverts on St. Claude Avenue in accordance with their agreement
Railroads

5754 NCS 1909 Making it unlawful for any public carrier to bring or cause to be brought into the city any indigent person.
Railroads

2569 CCS 1915 Requiring Railroads to have their cars thoroughly sprayed with disinfectants at least once a week.
Railroads

4723 CCS 1917 Amending Section 6 of 2683 NCS to provide that the Public Belt Railroad shall receive and transport passengers, tonnage and cars, loaded or empty, without delay or discrimination.
Railroads

6756 CCS 1922 Granting right of way and depot privileges to the L. R. & N. Railroad. Station S. Rampart and Julia Streets - now L & A Railroad.
Railroads

12134 CCS 1930 Providing for the exchange of property between the city of the Pontchartrain Railroad Company relative to the abandonment of part of the Pontchartrain Railroad and dedicating property for street purposes, and authorizing acceptance of donation by the Pontchartrain Railroad to the city.
Railroads

Official Proceedings of the Council April 6, 1937 Special Message from the Mayor: Outlining discussions with the Chief Engineers of the various railroads entering the city with a view of eliminating grade crossings and the establishment of a Union Depot, or depots in New Orleans with the least possible delay.
Railroads Pontchartrain Railroad
1930 OS 1855 Requiring a tax on all trades and professions to offset the interest of the Pontchartrain Railroad Bond issue.
Railroads Pontchartrain Railroad
2785 OS 1856 Authorizing the Mayor to have an authentic record made of the 329 6% Bonds issued by the city to the Pontchartrain Railroad, and after said record is made to have said bonds destroyed in the presence of the Notary, Comptroller, Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Railroads Pontchartrain Railroad
16017 CS 1900 Making it unlawful for any common carrier to transport into the Parish of Orleans any persons suffering with a contagious disease.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
147 NCS 1900 Creating a Public Belt Railroad Commission for the purpose of acquiring and operating a belt railroad from Protection Levee to Press Street. See also 15080 CS. Taking over the Schreiber Tract to connect with the Belt Railroad tracks.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
2683 NCS 1904 Amending 147 NCS - dedicating and appropriating property, and increasing membership in said Commission. Swee 8204 NCS - Convent.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
950 CCS 1913 Authorizing purchase of certain lands in the vicinity of the levee and Convent Avenue for railroad tracks.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
2623 CCS 1915 Authorizing purchase from the Dock Board lands near the levee between Peters Avenue and Octavia Street.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
4528 CCS 1917 Authorizing purchase of ground between Louisiana Avenue and Toledano Street and Water and Tchoupitoulas. See also 4769 CCS - 4833 CCS.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
5156 CCS 1918 Authorizing lease from the Dock Board certain lands and premises on the Navigation Canal.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
10600 CCS 1928 Authorizing quit claim to lands belonging to the Dock Board located vicinity Dauphine, Poland, Japonica and Kentucky Streets.
Railroads Public Belt Railroad
14521 CCS 1936 Granting perpetual use of Leake Avenue from Dufossat Street to a point between Upperline and Lyons Streets for railroad purposes.
Railroads Railways Stations: Union Station
8952 NCS 1912 Granting right of way and depot privileges for the Texas & Pacific, International and Great Northern, Missouri Pacific, and the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railroads.
Rat Proofing




See Building Code and Health.
Rat Proofing

8968 NCS 1912 Providing for the prevention of Bubonic Plague through the medium of rats migrating from boats and vessels in port. Amended by 1442 CCS - providing that no hawser or line connecting vessels with docks shall be used that cannot be protected by a rat shield or guard. See also 2513 CCS.
Rat Proofing

1859 CCS 1914 Directing plans and specifications for the rat proofing of buildings owned by the city. See also 2208 CCS amd 2304 CCS.
Rat Proofing

2321 CCS 1915 Directing demolition of Sugar Shed "C" on triangle bounded by Bienville, Front, Conti, and Delta Streets in compliance with orders of the U. S. Public Health Authorities.
Rat Proofing

2512 CCS 1915 Providing for the rat-proofing of all buildings, outhouses and other superstructures, stables, lots, open areas, sidewalks, streets and alleys.
Rat Proofing

2514 CCS 1915 Providing for water tight metal containers for garbage as a measure against rats and the spread of Bubonic Plague.

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