S&WB

What will it take to fix the Sewerage and Water Board? Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 27. 2017

An emergency management team led by former Louisiana Recovery Authority director Paul Rainwater took over the Sewerage & Water Board last...

City Council ‘didn’t care until everything went south’ at S&WB: J.P. Morrell

By Richard Rainey

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 17, 2017

As state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, has watched the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board endure withering accusations of being asleep...

BGR Again Wins National Awards for Research

July 27, 2017

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

First projects in New Orleans’ multibillion-dollar street repair campaign behind schedule

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

June 26, 2017

New Orleans’ ambitious plan to pour billions of dollars into fixing its crumbling streets is already behind schedule before...

Why did New Orleans property owners just get another tax bill?

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 29, 2017

New Orleans property owners are venting their frustration after finding a second property tax bill for 2017 in their...

Peter Reichard shares the Bureau of Governmental Research’s new study calling for a drainage fee

By Janae Pierre

Source: WWNO

March 6, 2017

This 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, 2017

The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board should consider levying usage fees to pay for the upkeep of its...

Why will New Orleans property owners get another tax bill this year?

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

February 1, 2017

Tuesday (Jan. 31) was the deadline for New Orleans property owners to pay their 2017 taxes, but they can...