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Public Letter re: Serious Problems with Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund for the City of New Orleans

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to the Mayor and City Council to raise questions about the cost of the Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund for the City of New Orleans.  

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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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Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: The Purchase of Body Cameras for the New Orleans Police Department

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Landrieu expressing support for the purchase of body cameras for the New Orleans Police Department.

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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 Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: NOPD Secondary Employment Policy Change

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) commented on a draft of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) policy changes regarding the management of police secondary employment (also known as "details").

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Follow-up Report: Crime Surveillance Cameras

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2009 report "Installation of Crime Surveillance Cameras: 2003-2008." This follow-up report contains the results of that contract review and determines the extent to which the repair and ...

Letter to Mayor Mitch Landrieu RE: City Procurement Process

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG wrote to Mayor Landrieu to encourage him in his efforts to revise contracting processes, reduce delays and make processes less cumbersome. The Inspector General urged the City to take the opportunity to dea ...

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Letter to Mayor Landrieu - DBE program

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Landrieu to present evaluators' observations, based on a preliminary review, of the City’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. Evaluators observed the following ...

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Letter to Mayor Landrieu Re: IPM and NOPD

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote to Mayor Landrieu to alert the new administration of ongoing problems with the Independent Police Monitor getting access to information from the New Orleans Police Department.

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OIG Recommendations to the City RE: Procurement of Professional Services

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a letter that was written to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's transition team about establishing a fair and open process for awarding professional service contracts.

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Letter to Mayor Nagin RE: Electronic Monitoring of Pretrial Defendants

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Nagin regarding the City's decision to cancel a competitive procurement for electronic monitoring services and the City's failure to provide crucial information to potential ...

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Letter to Mayor Ray Nagin RE:  NOPD Supt. Warren Riley

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote to Mayor Ray Nagin to complain about a lack of cooperation from New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Warren Riley about giving the Independent Police Monitor (IPM) access to NOPD files about ...

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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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Letter to Mayor Nagin RE: Professional Service Contracts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to Mayor Nagin to express concerns about the City's decision to discontinue public meetings of selection review panels in the contract award process, which effectively also circumven ...

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Review of 2009 Budget Process for City of New Orleans

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the City's budget process to determine whether it met the requirements of the Louisiana Local Government Budget Act, the Home Rule Charter, and best practices promulgated by professional organiza ...

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Interim Recommendations for Adopting the Annual Operating Budget

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a management letter to provide the City officials with timely recommendations at could be incorporated into the City's upcoming budget process.

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Installation of Crime Surveillance Cameras

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed the City's plans to deploy a system of neighborhood surveillance cameras to assist law enforcement. The objectives of the evaluation were to determine whether the procurement and project managemen ...