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Letter to First Assistant District Attorney & Deputy Chief Public Defender RE: NCSC Analysis

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) analyzed a review that the National Center for State Courts performed for the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court on how cases are allotted to different sections of court. The OIG conducted this analysi ...

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Review of Hotel-Motel Taxes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) sampled 24 active hotels and motels to determine whether hotels collected room taxes and remitted them to the City on time and accurately in accordance with City law. Auditors also determined whether the b ...

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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 ...

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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New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report that found the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission was not following state open meeting laws when holding commission meetings or preparing minutes of meetings as required.

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City of New Orleans Contract with Telecommunications Development Corp.

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) previewed the procurement and management of a City contract with Telecommunications Development Corp. to provide staffing to the City's Management Information Systems division and the City's Project Delive ...

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Travel and Business Expense Reimbursement and Credit Card Policies

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed Policy Memoranda No. 9(R) and 116(R), which outline the policies for travel and credit card expenses and expense reimbursements to determine whether the policies provided sufficient guidelines for ...

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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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Review of Professional Services Contract with Disaster Recovery Consultants (DRC) for Public Assistance

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of a contract awarded by the City to Disaster Recovery Consultants, LLC (DRC). The objectives of the evaluation were to obtain information about the City's procurement and contract ...

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NOPD Motorcycle Escort Investigation

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigated allegations of possible police misconduct about the collection of fees from truckers for oversized loads.

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New Orleans Inspector General Consults on NOPD Survey

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) provided technical assistance to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) regarding the design of a Crime Victim Perception Survey.

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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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Review of Professional Services Contract with MWH Americas, Inc. for Infrastructure Project Management

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed a contract awarded to MWH Americas, Inc. (MWH) to manage the City's program for repair and rehabilitation of City-owned buildings, facilities, and streets. The objectives of the evalution were to ...

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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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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.

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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