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Jun 10, 2014
In an open letter to the Jefferson Parish Council, BGR comments on a proposed ordinance that would change the parish’s process for awarding nonprofessional service contracts.
Mar 19, 2013
In this letter to the Jefferson Parish Charter Advisory Board, BGR recommends changes to the parish charter in the area of contracting.
In this release, BGR looks at a proposed ordinance to reform one area of service contracting in Jefferson Parish
The Bureau of Governmental Research today releases Inside Outsourcing: A Year in the Life of City Contracting. Building from an analysis of hundreds of City contracts in effect during 2009, BGR provides a broad overview of City contracting and discusses key problem areas that require the attention of the current administration and City Council.
Contracting with Confidence: Professional Services Contracting Reform in New Orleans (March 2010) presents a new model to improve contract administration and restore faith in the contracting process.
Apr 12, 2006
BGR challenged New Orleans mayoral candidates to implement BGR’s model for professional services contracting reform within 90 days of assuming office. To read the model and the accompanying press release, click on the links below.
Jan 11, 2002
BGR presents its new Professional Services Contracting Model along with a pledge for current mayoral candidates in New Orleans to sign, promising to implement these specific and fundamental reforms.
Nov 26, 2001
Follow links for eighteen government entities, written contracts, and text of cited Louisiana Laws.
Nov 21, 2001
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