CITY OF LOS ALTOS

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Valorie Cook Carpenter

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Jarret Fishpaw

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Title: Council Member

Name David Casas

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Title: Council Member

Name Ron Packard

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Title: Council Member

Name Megan Satterlee

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Overview

Population 28,976  (288 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $146,030  (3 of 474)
Median Home Price $2,546,550  (2 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.los-a...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $93,801  (65 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $33,207  (112 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $127,008  (78 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 87%  (439 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Charles Younis II
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $258,489  (237 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $12,113,464
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $16,144,193
Number of Full Time Employees 116
Full Time Employees / Population 0.40%  (169 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $2,010,665
Pension Unfunded Liability $2,147,483,647
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 4.22%  (203 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Philip E Rose
Amount of Largest Pension $153,888
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $285,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $37,344
Unfunded OPEB Liability $2,136,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 0.60%  (198 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 4.82%  (180 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 23  (359 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 358  (315 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 78
Sales Tax Rate 8.750%  (156 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 101,270
Median Benefits General Public 44,760

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 3.3%  (322 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 100.0%  (95 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 20.5%  (28 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 7.4%  (151 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 36.5%  (209 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 40.6%  (276 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $40,064,889
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,644  (174 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $32,240,116
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,353  (222 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.18%  (127 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  7,377,433 $  447,340 $  7,824,773
Revenues
Total Revenues $  36,015,028 $  4,049,861 $  40,064,889
Property Tax 15,586,329 0 15,586,329
Charge for services 4,378,177 193,965 4,572,142
Licenses and permits 3,798,251 732,848 4,531,099
Other tax 3,554,345 0 3,554,345
Miscellaneous 2,962,596 26,782 2,989,378
Sales tax 2,809,489 0 2,809,489
Utility users 2,600,034 0 2,600,034
Intergovernmental 0 2,261,086 2,261,086
Grants and Donations 24,042 763,977 788,019
Fines and forfeitures 187,938 26,420 214,358
Interest and rentals 113,827 44,783 158,610
General Fund Balance $  28,628,354
Long Term Debt $  1,565,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  28,637,595 $  3,602,521 $  32,240,116
Public safety 14,604,892 0 14,604,892
Public works 4,352,933 0 4,352,933
Community development 3,840,949 44,090 3,885,039
Admin / community development 3,551,716 0 3,551,716
Capital improvements 100,744 3,391,745 3,492,489
Recreation 2,186,361 0 2,186,361
Principal Retirement 0 95,000 95,000
Debt Service - Interest 0 71,686 71,686