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Pilotland Neighborhood Association

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Jeanie Suazo <
Rev. Lionel Davis, Sr. <>

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Organization Information

Neighborhoods Served:
• Gentilly

Planning District:
4

Ward:
7th

Zip Codes:
70122

Boundaries:
Paris Avenue, I-610( Southern Railway System), Bayou St. John and Harrison Avenue

Council Representative:
Susan Guidry and Cynthia Hedge-Morrell

State Representative:
J. P. Morrell

Police Precinct:
3

President / Director:
Pastor Lionel Davis, Sr.

Mission:

To preserve the identity of the community through organized meetings.

To protect the neighborhood from abrupt or sudden changes from outside developers without knowledge or input of the residents.

To provide information to residents of any changes being made in the neighborhood regarding homeownership, investment developers or non-community entities.

Pilotland was owned by the Pailet Family; sometimes spelled Paillet but always pronounced “Pilot or Pi-lay Land or Lane”, by the community members for over one hundred years. Our association is highly involved in eradicating the blight situation in this area and reporting streets and lights in need of repair. We’ve conducted numerous “walk through” with the locals and city officials, in an effort to rebuild this area into a vibrant community.

Working closely with our Director of Constituent Services, Enrico Sterling of Councilmember Susan Guidry’s office, District A and our Neighborhood and Constituent Services Rep. Tina Metoyer of Councilmember Hedge-Morrell’s office, District D; Pilotland will become a vital part of Rebuild New Orleans.

The association is involved in the Neighborhood Watch Program and the Annual Night Out Against Crime.

OFFICERS:
President: Jeanne Suazo
Vice President: Jean R. Green
Secretary: Elaine Lowe
Liaison: Rev. Lionel Davis, Sr.

Dues: Single $20.00, Couple $25.00: Business $60.00

Members: 14

Current Priorities:

  • Blight and Code Enforcement
  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Public Education
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth Engagement

Partners:

St. Bernard Area Community Council
Pentecost Baptist Church Educational and Outreach Program
Dillard University CDC

For More Info:

Regular monthly meeting is the third Saturday of each month, 3pm, Pentecost Baptist Church Fellowship Hall; 1510 Harrison Avenue. Enter on Hamburg Street.



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