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Letter to Judge Desiree Charbonnet RE: Municipal Court Personnel Practices

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote to the Chief Administrative Judge at New Orleans Municipal Court (Court) expressing concerns about nepotism at the Court that undermines public confidence in the judiciary.

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Follow-up Report: Municipal Court Remittances to the City

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "A Performance Audit of the Municipal Court's Remittances to the City." Auditors conducted the follow-up to determine whether the Court had implemented OIG recommendations de ...

Actions of the Administrative Judge of New Orleans Municipal Court and the Orleans Parish Sheriff to Retain One Another's Spouses

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined the actions of Judge Paul Sens and Sheriff Marlin Gusman to retain the another's spouse to work for the Municipal Court and the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, respectively. Investigators found n ...

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Follow-Up Report: Municipal Employees' Retirement System Travel Policy

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its April 2011 report "Municipal Employees' Retirement System Travel Policy." The purpose of the follow up was to determine if corrective actions were implemented to address problems identif ...

Review of Urban Development Action Grants

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed agreed-upon procedures to determine the amount of unused funds in the City's Urban Development Action Grand Fund (UDAG) and the outstanding loan receivable balance in that fund as of December 31, ...

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Follow-up Letter: Municipal Court Take Home Vehicles

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a letter to the City's Chief Administrative Officer to communicate that vehicles assigned to Municipal and Traffic Court are they City's property and there is no legal requirement to provide this be ...

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Property and Casualty Insurance Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's policies and practices relating to the management of property and casualty risks, including the risk of damage or loss caused by flood, fire, and natural disaster. The objectives of th ...

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New Orleans Aviation Board Credit Card Activity

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed the New Orleans Aviation Board's (NOAB) policies and procedures regarding credit card usage to determine whether there were effective controls in place to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse.

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Letter to Mark Jernigan, Director, Department of Public Works Re: Curbside Management and Reinforcement

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a letter reviewing the City's solicitation for Curbside Management and Enforcement including parking meter operations and parking ticket processing. The letter coincided with the expiration of exi ...

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Follow-Up Report: Interim Recommendations for Policy Memorandum 5(R)

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a follow-up report reviewing new changes to the City's vehicle and equipment policy that were made after the OIG issued a report on the subject.

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