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City Wide Risk Assessment Report

The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse and promote efficiency and effectiveness in the programs and operations of the City of New Orleans (City). The OIG periodically conducts a city-wide risk ...

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ROI-Homestead Exemption

The Homestead Exemption is a state exemption for residential property owners. A property owner may be exempt from a portion of property taxes if the owner is eligible for the Homestead Exemption. A domicile is one’s permanent owned residence. A person can ...

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Audubon Nature Institute Payroll Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the Audubon Nature Institute’s (Institute) internal controls over the employeenew hire, termination, payroll, and executive compensation processes. The objectives of the audit were to ...

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Audubon Nature Institute Use of Funds Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the Audubon Nature Institute’s (Institute) use of funds for the period of January1, 2012, through December 31, 2014. The objectives of the audit were todetermine if: The Institute’s p ...

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S&WB Billing Dispute Resolution

In October 2016, the S&WB switched from its internally created customer accounts program to a customer service management software provided by Cogsdale Corp. By April 2017, the agency had discovered a large number of billing errors, primarily through ...

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Inspector General Response to ERB QAC report - 2020

Pursuant to the applicable ordinances, the City of New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) submits our formal response to the May 11, 2020, Report of the Quality Assurance Review Committee’s (QARAC) to the Ethics Review Board (ERB). As set forth in ...

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ROI-PMD Excessive Overtime

Allegation of Possible Abuse of Overtime by Allegation of Possible Abuse of Overtime byEmployees in the Property Management Department in calendar year 2018 The City of New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) received information that Departmen tTh ...

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Traffic Camera Safety Program Report

The Office of Inspector General of the City of New Orleans (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the management and operations of the Traffic Camera Safety Program (TCSP or “program”). The purpose of the evaluation was to determine whether the program was oper ...

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ROI-Allegation that former employee Rachael C. Gagliano, Administrative Support Specialist, accepted monetary compensation from one or more forensic psychiatrists

Chief Investigator for the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, contacted the City of New Orleans Office of Inspector General concerning allegations that former employee Rachael C. Gagliano, Administrative Support Specialist accepted monetary compensation fro ...

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Audubon Commission and Audubon Nature Institute Purchase Cards and Expense Reimbursements Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the Audubon Nature Institute’s (Institute) internal controls over employee purchase card transactions and expense reimbursements for the period January 1, 2013 through December 31, 201 ...

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