CITY OF LA QUINTA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Donald Adolph

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Title: Council Member

Name Lee Osborne

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Title: Council Member

Name Terry Henderson

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Title: Council Member

Name Tom Kirk

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Title: Council Member

Name Stanley Sniff

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Overview

Population 37,467  (251 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $47,365  (205 of 474)
Median Home Price $371,400  (209 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.la-quinta.org

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ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $63,923  (333 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $25,767  (275 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $89,690  (327 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 189%  (291 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Frank Spevacek
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $218,929  (311 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $6,381,425
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $8,365,314
Number of Full Time Employees 65
Full Time Employees / Population 0.17%  (375 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Douglas R Evans
Amount of Largest Pension $151,036
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $138,992
OPEB Actual Contribution $16,253
Unfunded OPEB Liability $428,328
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 0.26%  (235 of 263)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 68  (248 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,494  (147 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (258 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 32,847
Median Benefits General Public 14,518

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 12.7%  (280 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 283.8%  (6 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 16.6%  (63 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue -14.8%  (347 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 39.6%  (173 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 54.6%  (158 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $53,490,028
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,444  (219 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $44,578,648
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,446  (198 of 481)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  6,418,338 $  2,493,042 $  8,911,380
Revenues
Total Revenues $  38,704,891 $  14,785,137 $  53,490,028
Taxes 26,559,246 632,843 27,192,089
Intergovernmental 8,508,823 7,997,843 16,506,666
Developer Participation 0 3,059,254 3,059,254
Use of money and property 879,804 1,295,244 2,175,048
Charge for services 1,238,277 0 1,238,277
Licenses and permits 953,540 0 953,540
Assessments 0 951,181 951,181
Contributions from other agencies 0 838,972 838,972
Miscellaneous 327,519 9,800 337,319
Fines and forfeitures 237,682 0 237,682
Long Term Debt $  6,862,842
General Fund Balance $  91,633,753
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  32,286,553 $  12,292,095 $  44,578,648
Public safety 21,130,503 58,583 21,189,086
Capital Outlay 8,934 7,965,813 7,974,747
Public works and facilities 3,450,325 1,166,725 4,617,050
General government 3,864,326 204,501 4,068,827
Recreation and community services 2,782,281 1,229,151 4,011,432
Planning and development 1,032,707 715,770 1,748,477
Debt Service - Principal 11,918 546,101 558,019
Debt Service - Interest 5,559 405,451 411,010