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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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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 ...

Funding of Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the funding structure of the New Orleans Traffic Court (Court). The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the full cost of the Court during the years 2008 to 2012 and to determine how the Ci ...

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Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Sheriff Marlin Gusman RE: Construction of New Jail

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Sheriff Marlin Gusman regarding issues related to the construction of a new jail facility.

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New Orleans Utilities Regulation

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed a detailed assessment of utilities regulation in New Orleans. The purpose of the review was to answer several questions: Are utility customers in New Orleans best served by the city's unique r ...

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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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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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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