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Fleet Management

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City's fleet management program. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine if the City had effective policies and procedures in place to manage its fleet effectively and ...

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Fuel Dispensing

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City's fuel dispensing program. In 2015 the City spent approximately $3.2 million on more than 1.6 million gallons of fuel. Given this significant investment, the OIG sought ...

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New Orleans Police Department Documenting and Reporting of Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) documenting and reporting of rapes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR Program) f ...

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Sewerage and Water Board Fee Collection and Controls

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the Sewerage and Water Board's (S&WB) internal controls related to fee collection. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the S& ...

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Public Letter re: Law Department Procurement of Outside Counsel

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to the Chief Administrative Officer and the City Attorney regarding the Law Department's procurement of outside counsel. Evaluators found that the Law Department did not consistently ...

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Law Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the Law Department, which provide in-house legal counsel for the City. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine taxpayer costs associated with the Law Department's role in th ...

Follow-up Report: Delinquent Property Tax Collection Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its March 2013 report on the City's delinquent property tax collection program, which found that the City paid its collections contractor ten times the cost of collection services, and that ...

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Observation Letters Re: Sewerage and Water Board

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote an observation letter to the Sewerage and Water Board expressing concern about payments to employees and expense reimbursements. The Inspector General also wrote to the Civil Service Commission to co ...

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Sewerage and Water Board Take-Home Vehicles

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigated Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) take-home vehicle policies based on allegations that S&WB vehicles were repeatedly driven outside of Orleans Parish.

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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Payroll

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined the overtime and standby pay practices at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The objectives of the audit were to evaluate the internal controls of the payroll process and to determine if ...

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