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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

About Us

The Office of Performance and Accountability was created by Mayor Landrieu, with City Council support, in January 2011, resulting in a sustained commitment to performance management for the first time in the City’s history. 


  • Set goals, track performance, get results


  • OPA work demonstrates the highest standards of integrity, quality, and accuracy
  • OPA work intentionally drives impact
  • OPA embraces collaboration with other departments and external partners
  • OPA shows thrift in the demands made of city departments; the benefit of the insights obtained through data analysis outweighs the costs to obtain it
  • OPA demonstrates humility in its approach to working with others and a commitment to continually learn and improve
  • OPA’s work is accessible and useable to its audiences
  • The most rigorous analysis is transparent in its methodology, assumptions, and limitations, and findings is reproducible by other analysts
  • OPA inspires ownership and accountability within departments for their work


Success is a results-oriented, data-driven government that continually improves performance.

Contact Us

View our contact information here.

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Last updated: 7/26/2016 4:46:08 PM

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