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Agency: Dept. of Sanitation

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 Collection of Sanitation Fees

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit report on the Sewerage and Water Board's collection of sanitation fees. The audit revealed that 35.6 percent of accounts were delinquent and uncollected fees were $3.1 million in 2010 and ...

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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 ...

Follow-up Report: Department of Sanitation Contract Oversight

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2010 report "Department of Santation Contract Oversight. Auditors found that the Department of Santation did not effectively manage and oversee its contractors for curbside trash collect ...

Citizen Verification Project: Sanitation Property Survey

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a survey to verify the accuracy of the address lists used by the City’s trash collectors to bill for their services. The survey was undertaken by the OIG and Common Good, with assistance from the ...

Department of Sanitation Contract Oversight

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the Department of Sanitation's oversight of three seven-year contracts for curbside trash collection awarded after Hurricane Katrina.