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

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) documented the City's financial support to the municipal and parish jail system, including budget allocations, City in-kind support, and ad valorem taxes. The report provides a detailed budget picture of t ...

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Follow-up Report: Miscellaneous Donations Fund and America's New Orleans Fund

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of the accounting and use of nongovernmental donations made to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and administered by the City of New Orleans. The City issued a donations policy after t ...

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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 ...

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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Miscellaneous Donations Fund and America's New Orleans Fund Report

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited donations to the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The audit examined all the $609,280 in donations placed into the Miscellaneous Donations Fund, and reviewed the $1.2 million in donatio ...

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Municipal Court Remittances to the City

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited Municipal Court's operating expenses to determine whether the Court remitted money to the City's Finance Department in accordance with state law, maintained adequate records of fines and fees colle ...

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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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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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