CITY OF BELL GARDENS

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Daniel Crespo

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Oruscukka Flores

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Title: Council Member

Name Jennifer Rodriguez

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Pedro Aceituno

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Title: Council Member

Name Jose Mendoza

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Overview

Population 42,072  (236 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $27,492  (438 of 474)
Web Site Address http://www.bellgard...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $74,126  (249 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $32,974  (116 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $107,100  (197 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 390%  (15 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Barnes, Robert
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $315,764  (114 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $12,388,698
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $17,738,208
Number of Full Time Employees 116
Full Time Employees / Population 0.28%  (292 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $3,873,443
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 11.45%  (9 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension George S Simonian
Amount of Largest Pension $229,117
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $4,450,879
OPEB Actual Contribution $494,678
Unfunded OPEB Liability $41,661,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 13.16%  (1 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 24.62%  (1 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 120  (176 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 763  (222 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 86
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 19,065
Median Benefits General Public 8,427

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 88.4%  (93 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 120.4%  (67 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 6.0%  (207 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 0.0%  (248 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 38.1%  (188 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 48.9%  (210 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $31,779,437
Total Revenue Per Capita $804  (401 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $30,470,352
Total Expenditures per Capita $777  (398 of 481)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  1,449,070 $  (139,985) $  1,309,085
Revenues
Total Revenues $  24,071,903 $  7,707,534 $  31,779,437
Taxes 14,733,854 3,332,129 18,065,983
Intergovernmental 4,051,603 3,348,517 7,400,120
Use of money and property 3,937,889 325,091 4,262,980
Charge for services 312,523 257,387 569,910
Licenses and permits 526,682 0 526,682
Fines and forfeitures 270,695 191,278 461,973
Miscellaneous 238,657 223,132 461,789
Donations 0 30,000 30,000
Long Term Debt $  29,895,243
General Fund Balance $  27,240,365
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  22,622,833 $  7,847,519 $  30,470,352
Public safety 11,782,031 334,819 12,116,850
Public works and facilities 3,096,189 5,054,374 8,150,563
General government 3,911,079 547,508 4,458,587
Recreation and community services 2,161,703 191,005 2,352,708
Capital Outlay 289,306 1,068,634 1,357,940
Community redevelopment 1,064,117 88,229 1,152,346
Debt Service - Principal 135,571 420,000 555,571
Debt Service - Interest 182,837 142,950 325,787