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Agency: City Procurement Office

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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City Evaluation of Professional Service Contractors

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) continuously monitors the City's procurement activities and provides technical assistance and feedback to improve the City's procurement practices. The purpose of this review was to determine whether the P ...

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Review of the City's Procurement Documents, 2013-2014

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of the procurement documents issued by the City to obtain goods or services from third-party vendors. The purpose of this review was to provide feedback to the Procurement Office and con ...

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Follow-up Report: New Orleans's System of City Courts and New Orleans Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "Assessment of New Orleans’ System of City Courts and Performance Review of New Orleans Traffic Court." The review encompassed City and Court policies, finances, and practice ...

Workers' Compensation Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's workers' compensation program to determine whether the City managed the program effectively and to identify opportunities for cost savings. The scope of the evaluation included the Cit ...

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Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: City Procurement Process

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG wrote to Mayor Landrieu to encourage him in his efforts to revise contracting processes, reduce delays and make processes less cumbersome. The Inspector General urged the City to take the opportunity to dea ...

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OIG Recommendations to the City RE: Procurement of Professional Services

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a letter that was written to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's transition team about establishing a fair and open process for awarding professional service contracts.

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Letter to Mayor Nagin RE: Professional Service Contracts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Nagin to express concerns about the City's decision to discontinue public meetings of selection review panels in the contract award process, which effectively also circumven ...

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