Taxation (New Orleans)

BGR Reviews Propositions for Criminal Justice, OIG

Overview In On the Ballot: New Orleans, October 2008, BGR provides analysis and takes positions on two ballot propositions: one to issue bonds for criminal justice facilities and another to protect the newly created Office of Inspector General.

BGR Analyzes Four Orleans School Tax Renewals

Overview On the Ballot: Orleans Parish School Tax Renewals provides an overview of four New Orleans property tax millages up for voter renewal on July 19, 2008.

BGR Reviews Assessor Consolidation, Other Amendments

Overview This On the Ballot is an analysis of proposed constitutional amendments of particular significance to the New Orleans region. This issue covers amendments before voters on November 7, 2006. This report focuses on five amendments that address issues...

BGR Examines State and Local Ballot Items

Overview BGR analyzes two of four state constitutional amendments that will appear on the November 2, 2004, ballot. The two amendments would modify the homestead exemption and the veterans’ preference to apply for civil service positions. In addition, BGR...

BGR Reviews New Orleans Industrial District Tax Renewal

Overview On February 2, 2002, the voters of New Orleans will consider a proposition to authorize the extension of the property tax millage for the New Orleans Business and Industrial District. The district has since been renamed the New...

Downtown Development District Tax and Bond Proposal

Overview This report presents BGR’s analysis of the Downtown Development District’s tax and bond proposal on the ballot for April 7, 2001.

BGR Analyzes Bonds for City, Justice System

Overview This report presents BGR’s analysis of ballot propositions to allow the issuance of general obligation bonds of $150 million by the City of New Orleans and $27 million by the Orleans Parish Law Enforcement District. Although the Criminal...

Overview and Status of New Orleans’ Capital Program

Overview This issue of the Outlook series examines the capital budget process of the City of New Orleans and critiques the implementation of the 1995 voter-approved building program.

BGR Analyzes State and Local Ballot Items

Overview This report provides a short analysis of the potential creation of three separate neighborhood-based special tax districts and a recommendation on two proposed amendments to the State Constitution. The neighborhood districts will provide additional funding for enhanced security...

BGR Reports on Orleans Assessors Tax Proposal

Overview This report provides a short analysis of the proposal to levy a one-mill ad valorem property tax to fund the offices of the Orleans Parish Assessors.