CITY OF GARDENA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Paul K. Tanaka

Term Expires:

Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Rachel C. Johnson

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Tasha Cerda

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Ronald K. Ikejiri

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Dan Medina

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Overview

Population 58,829  (183 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $44,020  (249 of 474)
Median Home Price $418,500  (185 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.garde...

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Salaries


Pensions


Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $67,304  (304 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $20,465  (377 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $87,769  (336 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 199%  (273 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Medrano, Edward
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $381,175  (39 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $28,582,202
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $38,810,632
Number of Full Time Employees 292
Full Time Employees / Population 0.50%  (106 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $6,564,490
Pension Unfunded Liability $22,501,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 7.71%  (68 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Charles T Balo
Amount of Largest Pension $149,827
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $8,039,500
OPEB Actual Contribution $2,382,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $79,724,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 9.44%  (3 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 17.15%  (8 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 245  (91 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,331  (163 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 86
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 30,527
Median Benefits General Public 13,493

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Governmental Fund Revenue $2,147,483,647
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,447  (217 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $2,147,483,647
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,382  (216 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.25%  (65 of 383)

Finances


Financial Statements