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Municipal Court Funding

Evaluators reviewed Municipal Court funding between 2008 and 2015 and found that three entities were responsible for funding the Court (City, State, and Court), but the ambiguity of the legal framework failed to delineate clearly each entity’s responsibil ...

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Public Letter to New Orleans City Council re: Proposed Ordinances

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to the City Council regarding proposed ordinances to allow standby pay for the Sewerage and Water Board and increase the annual limit on overtime.

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New Orleans Police Department Funding

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) from 2008 to 2012. The purpose of this review was to provide policy makers and the public with a complete picture of NOPD spending and perf ...

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Supplement to Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a supplement to "Inspection of Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011." The supplement was issued for the purpose of answering the question: what OPSO sources of public ...

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Follow-up Report: Purchasing and Accounts Payable Internal Controls

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report “City of New Orleans Purchasing and Accounts Payable Internal Control Performance Audit.” The purpose of the follow‐up of was to determine if the City implemented corrective ...

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2012 Appropriated Expenditures for Sanitation Services and Parks & Recreation

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an inspection of the City’s 2012 appropriations for sanitation and parks and recreation services as a follow-up to the budget benchmark performed during our office’s review of the City’s 2009 bud ...

Letter to the City Council RE: Municipal Auditorium Contract

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to the City Council to share concerns about Mayor Nagin's plan to develop the Municipal Auditorium.

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Letter to Mayor Nagin RE: Municipal Auditorium Contract

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote to Mayor Ray Nagin and urged the City not to sign a contract with le Triomphe Property Group, LLC to redevelop the Municipal Auditorium. The Inspector General found that the contract posed serious fi ...

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Review of 2009 Budget Process for City of New Orleans

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's budget process to determine whether it met the requirements of the Louisiana Local Government Budget Act, the Home Rule Charter, and best practices promulgated by professional organiza ...

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Interim Recommendations for Adopting the Annual Operating Budget

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a management letter to provide the City officials with timely recommendations at could be incorporated into the City's upcoming budget process.

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