Fees & Charges
BGR Releases ‘Paying For Streets: Options For Funding Road Maintenance In New Orleans’
By Biz New Orleans
Source: Biz New Orleans
May 10, 2017NEW ORLEANS – BGR released “Paying for Streets: Options for Funding Road Maintenance in New Orleans,” yesterday, Tuesday, May...
New Orleans spends a fraction of what it needs to on street maintenance, group says
By Wilborn P. Nobles III
Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
May 9, 2017The city of New Orleans only spends an average of $3.8 million annually on street maintenance tasks like pothole repairs...
Peter Reichard shares the Bureau of Governmental Research’s new study calling for a drainage fee
By Janae Pierre
March 6, 2017This week on All Things New Orleans, we spoke with representatives of the Global Livingston Institute about their annual...
BGR report proposes using fees, not taxes, to fund New Orleans’ drainage system
By Jeff Adelson
Source: The Advocate
February 14, 2017The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board should consider levying usage fees to pay for the upkeep of its...