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Council rejects Jon Johnson's request to convert property to triplex

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Council members onThursday rejected a request by former Councilman Jon Johnson for permission toconvert a Ninth Ward property to a triplex.

Council members saidallowing Johnson to skirt city permits that called for the Deslonde Street propertyto be a duplex would send the wrong message.

The property sat indisarray for years and was redeveloped with a state loan before Johnson wasconvicted of federal corruption charges.

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