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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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Follow-up Report: Sanitation Fee Collection by the Sewerage and Water Board

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its July 2013 report on the Sewerage and Water Board's (S&WB) collection of sanitation fees. The original report found that neither the City nor the S&WB terminated sanitation or wat ...

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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&WB's ...

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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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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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French Market Corporation's Use of Funds

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the French Market Corporation's (FMC) policies and procedures regarding the use of funds for the period January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011. The objective of the perf ...

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Boards, Commissions, and Public Benefit Corporations: Model Board Manual

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General's (OIG) guide includes legal requirements and recommended practices for City of New Orleans boards, commissions, and public benefit corporations. Board members have an important responsibility to oversee the pub ...

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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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Orleans Parish Coroner's Supplemental Payments to Employees and Contractors

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed the supplemental payments disbursed by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office to employees and contractors. The objective of the review was to review the accounting process was in compliance with cit ...

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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 ...

Follow-up Letter: Municipal Court Take Home Vehicles

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a letter to the City's Chief Administrative Officer to communicate that vehicles assigned to Municipal and Traffic Court are they City's property and there is no legal requirement to provide this be ...

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French Market Corporation Credit Card and Expense Reimbursement Policies

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed the French Market Corporation's (FMC) policies and procedures relating to credit cards and expense reimbursements. The review examined internal controls over employee credit card transactions and ...

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New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report that found the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission was not following state open meeting laws when holding commission meetings or preparing minutes of meetings as required.

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