On December 20, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., the City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board will accept public comment and will vote on appointing a new Inspector General. The public meeting will be held at Xavier University Center, 7980 Dixon Street, New Orleans, LA 70125.
The official agenda for the board’s meeting is available here: 2017-12-20 ERB Agenda.
Information regarding the two remaining applicants, Derry Harper and Howard Schwartz, is available for download here: 2017-12-15 NOLA IG Applicants Harper and Schwartz.
The New Orleans Inspector General is charged with preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse, and promoting efficiency and effectiveness in city programs and operations. This oversight includes audits, criminal and administrative investigations, inspections and evaluations, and monitoring. For detailed information regarding the legal qualifications, appointment, duties, and responsibilities of the City of New Orleans, of the Inspector General, click here to download the City of New Orleans Home Rule Charter and Ordinances related to the Inspector General: 2017-03-11 Charter and Ordinances re City of New Orleans Inspector General.