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Agency: Sewerage

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& ...

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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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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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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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