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Job Order Contracting Policies and Procedures

The Office of Inspector General for the City of New Orleans (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the Department of Property Management’s (DPM) Job Order Contracting Policies and Procedures. Job Order Contracts (JOC) are a multi-layered procurement mechanism ...

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ROI - OPCD NCIC User Access

Orleans Parish Communications District Operations Manager Wendy Ervin was given access to the Louisiana Law Enforcement Telecommunications System and the National Crime Information Center despite being a convicted felon.  OPCD employees are granted ...

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OIG Monthly Report - August 2021

The Office of Inspector General reports its monthly activites and progess to the Ethics Review Board.  The attached report list projects that were either addressed or completed in the month of August 2021.

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S&WB Internal Audit Follow-up Report

Purpose of This Report: In August 2019, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report titled “Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans Internal Audit Department Performance Audit” (2019 Report). The OIG conducted a follow-up audit to its 2019 Re ...

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DOJ B. Medus Rearraignment Press Release

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ASSISTANT CHIEF MECHANICAL INSPECTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO USING AN INTERSTATE FACILITY WITH INTENT TO CARRY ON UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY   NEW ORLEANS, LA – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today that BRIAN MEDUS, 44, of Covington, plea ...

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OIG Jurisdiction Affirmed by 4th Circuit Court - OPCD

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has the statutory authority to investigate and audit the Orleans Parish Communication District (OPCD). This decision solidified the initia ...

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Hard Rock Building Collapse - DA Letter Follow up

On October 12, 2019, there was a catastrophic collapse of a building under construction at 1031 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. known as the Hard Rock Hotel. During the collapse, three individuals perished and dozens of other individuals were injured. The ...

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Hard Rock Building Collapse - DA Letter

On October 12, 2019, there was a catastrophic collapse of a building under construction at 1031 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. known as the Hard Rock Hotel. During the collapse, three individuals perished and dozens of other individuals were injured. The ...

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City Wide Risk Assessment Report

The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse and promote efficiency and effectiveness in the programs and operations of the City of New Orleans (City). The OIG periodically conducts a city-wide risk ...

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ROI-Homestead Exemption

The Homestead Exemption is a state exemption for residential property owners. A property owner may be exempt from a portion of property taxes if the owner is eligible for the Homestead Exemption. A domicile is one’s permanent owned residence. A person can ...

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