CITY OF BUENA PARK

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Art Brown

Email: abrown@buenapark.com

Phone: (714) 562-3754

Term Expires: 2016

Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Fred R. Smith

Email: fsmith@buenapark.com

Phone: (714) 562-3754

Term Expires: 2016

Title: Council Member

Name Steve Berry

Email: sberry@buenapark.com

Phone: (714) 562-3754

Term Expires: 2018

Title: Council Member

Name Elizabeth Swift

Email: eswift@buenapark.com

Phone: (714) 562-3754

Term Expires: 2018

Title: Council Member

Name Virginia Vaughn

Email: vvaughn@buenapark.com

Phone: (714) 562-3754

Term Expires: 2018

Overview

Population 80,530  (131 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $44,582  (235 of 474)
Median Home Price $485,000  (146 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.buenapark.com/

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $82,561  (158 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $21,567  (361 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $104,128  (226 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 234%  (195 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Corey S. Sianez
Title of Highest Paid Employee Not Provided
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $292,310  (167 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $22,717,526
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $29,113,702
Number of Full Time Employees 190
Full Time Employees / Population 0.24%  (324 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $4,012,205
Pension Unfunded Liability $29,588,253
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 4.63%  (186 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Ricky J Warsinski
Amount of Largest Pension $237,056
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $588,134
OPEB Actual Contribution $786,940
Unfunded OPEB Liability $6,700,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 0.68%  (189 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 5.31%  (169 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 221  (101 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 2,165  (93 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 86
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (258 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 44  (67 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 30,917
Median Benefits General Public 13,665

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 8.7%  (296 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 119.7%  (70 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 21.6%  (26 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 4.6%  (188 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 39.2%  (179 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 43.9%  (253 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $73,285,097
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,076  (317 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $61,335,487
Total Expenditures per Capita $922  (351 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.02%  (339 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  13,729,758 $  (1,780,148) $  11,949,610
Revenues
Total Revenues $  63,650,227 $  9,634,870 $  73,285,097
Taxes 45,978,079 411,867 46,389,946
Intergovernmental 8,062,396 8,195,008 16,257,404
Charge for services 6,880,083 362,753 7,242,836
Miscellaneous 1,064,625 335,386 1,400,011
Investment Income (Loss) 433,011 329,856 762,867
Fines and forfeitures 736,235 0 736,235
Licenses and permits 495,798 0 495,798
Long Term Debt $  7,568,236
General Fund Balance $  59,732,908
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  49,920,469 $  11,415,018 $  61,335,487
Public safety 27,941,438 812,216 28,753,654
Capital Outlay 87,506 8,574,221 8,661,727
General government 5,851,978 0 5,851,978
Transportation 4,196,522 812,034 5,008,556
Health and human service 2,959,883 0 2,959,883
Environmental 2,846,951 73,488 2,920,439
Development 1,533,647 1,142,911 2,676,558
Leisure 2,447,507 0 2,447,507
Debt Service - Principal 1,633,379 0 1,633,379
Interest 421,658 148 421,806