Landrieu saying little about two no-bid contracts given to Gusman worth $1 million

By Matt Davis, The Lens staff writer |

For the second time in a year, Mayor Mitch Landrieu has used an intergovernmental agreement to funnel city money to Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman without seeking bids on the work or showing why Gusman’s services provide the best value to taxpayers. The two contracts likely will generate $1 million annually for Gusman.