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Payroll Liabilities

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed the City's Payroll Clearing Fund to evaluate the accuracy of the Payroll Clearing Fund as well as the completeness and accuracy of the annual and sick time accruals.  

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Follow-up Report: French Market Corporation's Credit Card and Expense Reimbursement Policies

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "French Market Corporation's (FMC) Credit Card and Expense Reimbursement Policies." The objective of the follow‐up report was to determine whether the actions proposed in the ...

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Workers' Compensation Program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's workers' compensation program to determine whether the City managed the program effectively and to identify opportunities for cost savings. The scope of the evaluation included the Cit ...

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Traffic Court Vehicles

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an administrative investigation into the use and management of take-home vehicles at the New Orleans Traffic Court.

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Motor Vehicle Self-Insurance Program and Vehicle Use Policy

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the City's motor vehicle self-insurance program and related elements of its vehicle use policy. The objectives of the evaluation were to determine if the full cost of the motor v ...

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Vendor Payment Process

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an inspection of the city's vendor payment practices. The objective of this inspection was to determine if the City made payments to vendors in accordance with applicable laws and policies.

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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 Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: Sewerage and Water Board Rate Increases

The Inspector General wrote Mayor Landrieu to express concerns regarding the Sewerage and Water Board's (S&WB) capacity to manage additional resources in the event that legislation needed to approve rate increases passed. The IG's assessment was based ...

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Letter to Judge Desiree Charbonnet RE: Municipal Court Personnel Practices

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote to the Chief Administrative Judge at New Orleans Municipal Court (Court) expressing concerns about nepotism at the Court that undermines public confidence in the judiciary.

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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 ...