Charter (New Orleans)

Should New Orleans City Council Confirm Department Heads? BGR Analyzes Nov. 8 Ballot Proposal

October 17, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: New Orleans Charter Amendment, November...

(Opinion) A Cautionary Tale: The New Orleans Office of Inspector General. Part 2: Facing Challenges

By Ed Quatrevaux

Source: The Lens

November 22, 2019

Read Part 1: Fulfilling the mission. The OIG faced a series of challenges beginning in 2015. While the Office...

Sewerage & Water Board seats 3 new directors

By Beau Evans

Source: | The Times-Picayune

March 29, 2019

Three new directors have joined the 11-member panel tasked with overseeing the Sewerage & Water Board. The additions follow a recent...

New Orleans voters back slight change on Sewerage & Water Board roster

By Beau Evans

Source: | The Times-Picayune

December 8, 2018

New Orleans voters have chosen to slightly reel back a change they made five years ago to the makeup...

What to know about the Sewerage & Water Board ballot initiative for Saturday’s election

By Beau Evans

Source: | The Times-Picayune

December 7, 2018

To change who oversees the Sewerage & Water Board or not to change it? That question is on the ballot for...

N.O. voters to decide a charter amendment related to the S&WB

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: FOX 8

December 7, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Drainage issues, boil water advisories and complaints about inflated water bills have thrust the New...

Should New Orleans City Council be represented on S&WB? Voters will decide on election day

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

December 6, 2018

New Orleans voters will decide Saturday whether to approve a City Charter change that would return City Council representation...

Ahead Of Weekend Vote, State Senator Says Sewerage And Water Board Should Be Changed

By Travis Lux

Source: WWNO

December 6, 2018

The Sewerage and Water Board oversees most of the water and drainage in the city. It’s faced lots of...

City Council’s powers over S&WB are limited, councilman says

By Letters to the Editor

Source: | The Times-Picayune

December 3, 2018

In a Dec. 2 editorial titled, “No on adding a council representative to S&WB,” the Times-Picayune editorial board quotes a recent Bureau...

Adding a City Council representative to the S&WB isn’t a good idea

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: | The Times-Picayune

December 2, 2018

The Times-Picayune Editorial Board makes the following recommendation for the Dec. 8 election. SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD PROPOSITION To amend...