CITY OF BAKERSFIELD

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Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Harvey L. Hall

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Title: Vice Mayor

Name Ken Weir

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Title: Council Member - Ward 1

Name Willie Rivera

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Title: Council Member - Ward 2

Name Terry Maxwell

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Title: Council Member - Ward 3

Name Ken Weir

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Title: Council Member - Ward 4

Name Bob Smith

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Title: Council Member - Ward 5

Name Harold Hanson

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Title: Council Member - Ward 6

Name Jacquie Sullivan

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Title: Council Member - Ward 7

Name Russell Johnson

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Overview

Population 347,483  (30 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $41,056  (278 of 474)
Median Home Price $218,650  (296 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.baker...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $71,146  (269 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $28,292  (216 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $99,438  (260 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 242%  (171 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Alan Tandy
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $339,185  (76 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $103,879,096
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $147,173,872
Number of Full Time Employees 1,089
Full Time Employees / Population 0.31%  (254 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $24,152,734
Pension Unfunded Liability $298,138,716
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 5.13%  (160 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension William R Rector
Amount of Largest Pension $167,882
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $6,539,299
OPEB Actual Contribution $6,950,125
Unfunded OPEB Liability $63,868,024
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 1.39%  (133 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 6.52%  (142 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,857  (10 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 16,814  (7 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (427 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 28,472
Median Benefits General Public 12,584

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 48.9%  (179 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 30.6%  (305 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 0.9%  (275 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 11.7%  (100 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 33.0%  (253 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 61.3%  (106 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $340,131,454
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,355  (244 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $294,020,540
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,163  (274 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.15%  (158 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  1,646,532 $  44,464,382 $  46,110,914
Revenues
Total Revenues $  179,731,797 $  160,399,657 $  340,131,454
Taxes 149,394,000 13,975,374 163,369,374
Intergovernmental 2,962,685 109,546,812 112,509,497
Charge for services 20,568,887 7,740,085 28,308,972
Fines and forfeitures 919,484 24,813,298 25,732,782
Licenses and permits 3,439,743 204,284 3,644,027
Other Income 1,134,803 1,367,624 2,502,427
Donations 453,888 1,754,044 2,207,932
Interest 858,307 746,361 1,604,668
Loan payments 0 251,775 251,775
General Fund Balance $  54,556,894
Long Term Debt $  230,291,187
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  178,085,265 $  115,935,275 $  294,020,540
Capital Outlay 0 94,992,545 94,992,545
Public Safety - Police 76,450,461 1,053,807 77,504,268
Public safety - fire 33,781,870 1,113,203 34,895,073
Recreation and community services 18,439,152 7,870,451 26,309,603
Public works and facilities 24,425,408 1,318,947 25,744,355
General government 11,519,507 368,958 11,888,465
Community redevelopment 6,879,140 4,442,154 11,321,294
Nondepartmental 6,589,727 4,136,652 10,726,379
Debt Service - Principal 0 443,124 443,124
Debt Service - Interest 0 195,434 195,434