New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux sets 4-year agenda

Wooden gavel and old book

Wooden gavel and old book

The Times-Picayune reports that public safety, water quality, and fee collections at Audubon facilities are among the matters that will be under the scrutiny of the New Orleans Office of Inspector General in the next four years.

Ed Quatrevaux provided an updated list Wednesday (Aug. 31) of what his staff has planned from 2017 to 2020. His office updates its strategic plan on an annual basis.

The following projects are scheduled to begin in 2017, provided there is no carryover work from 2016 or delays, such as delays in obtaining documents:

New Orleans Police Department

– audits of uniform crime report data accuracy, including sex crimes

– evaluation of NOPD officer retention

Justice system funding evaluations

– Orleans Parish Criminal District Court

– Clerk of Criminal District Court

– Orleans Parish 1st and 2nd City Court

– Orleans Parish Civil District Court

New Orleans Fire Department

– evaluation of firefighters’ pension and relief fund

Sewerage & Water Board

– inspection of water quality testing

– audit of inventory controls and management

– evaluation of Sewerage and Water Board operations

City of New Orleans

– evaluation of parking division operations

Audubon Commission and Audubon Nature Institute

– audit of fees collection

The following OIG audits are scheduled from 2018 to 2020

– NOPD off-duty details

– NOPD central evidence and property management

– sales tax collections

– Public Works controls and processes

– master vending list

The following evaluations are scheduled for 2018 to 2020

– red-light camera program

– permitting process

– legal claims

– Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program

– Audubon procurement

– Sewerage and Water Board procurement

– ordinance enforcement

– federal grants

– Civil Service

– City Council operations

In addition, a funding evaluation for the Orleans Coroner’s Office is also planned for sometime between 2018 and 2020.

See the article here.

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