CITY OF BLYTHE

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Oscar Galvan

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Title: Vice Mayor

Name Same Patel

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Title: Council Member

Name Mike Evans

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Title: Council Member

Name Wayne Cusick

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Title: Council Member

Name Joseph Deconinck

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Overview

Population 20,817  (337 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $38,745  (301 of 474)
Web Site Address http://www.cityofbl...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $55,384  (397 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $27,430  (233 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $82,814  (371 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 214%  (241 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee David Lane
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $215,868  (316 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $4,453,497
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $6,713,558
Number of Full Time Employees 47
Full Time Employees / Population 0.23%  (331 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $1,100,274
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 5.82%  (133 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Charles L Hull
Amount of Largest Pension $109,926
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $450,605
OPEB Actual Contribution $376,120
Unfunded OPEB Liability $5,313,732
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 2.38%  (101 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 8.20%  (102 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 65  (255 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 693  (235 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (258 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 44  (65 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 26,869
Median Benefits General Public 11,876

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 92.0%  (86 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures -19.9%  (382 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue -4.6%  (318 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue -7.0%  (321 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 51.9%  (51 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 69.2%  (41 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $10,088,439
Total Revenue Per Capita $909  (372 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $9,889,594
Total Expenditures per Capita $843  (380 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.74%  (12 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  (343,864) $  542,709 $  198,845
Revenues
Total Revenues $  7,510,005 $  2,578,434 $  10,088,439
Intergovernmental 1,778,599 2,294,124 4,072,723
Other Taxes 3,365,503 0 3,365,503
Property Tax 1,052,315 161,136 1,213,451
Charge for services 958,106 0 958,106
Licenses and permits 232,220 19,216 251,436
Miscellaneous 108,330 51 108,381
Fines and forfeitures 14,923 74,045 88,968
Investment Income (Loss) 9 29,862 29,871
Long Term Debt $  17,403,082
General Fund Balance $  (1,559,174)
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  7,853,869 $  2,035,725 $  9,889,594
Public safety 5,196,336 39,521 5,235,857
General government 1,278,734 26,870 1,305,604
Capital Outlay 89,589 762,478 852,067
Public works and facilities 171,900 626,308 798,208
Debt Service - Principal 180,000 328,077 508,077
Community redevelopment 504,201 0 504,201
Parks and Recreation 431,820 0 431,820
Debt Service - Interest 1,289 252,471 253,760