CITY OF NEWARK

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Alan L. Nagy

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Ana M. Apodaca

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Title: Council Member

Name Luis L. Freitas

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Title: Council Member

Name Robert Marshall

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Title: Council Member

Name Sucy Collazo

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Overview

Population 42,573  (234 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $61,269  (112 of 474)
Median Home Price $621,725  (96 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.newar...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $113,313  (3 of 454)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $113,313  (152 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 185%  (304 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Leal, James Phillip
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $282,374  (184 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $16,511,242
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $16,706,748
Number of Full Time Employees 107
Full Time Employees / Population 0.25%  (314 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $4,067,397
Pension Unfunded Liability $28,835,585
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 8.57%  (46 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension John R Robertson
Amount of Largest Pension $191,533
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $483,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $116,972
Unfunded OPEB Liability $5,020,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 1.02%  (156 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 9.59%  (68 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 123  (175 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,062  (187 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 76
Sales Tax Rate 9.500%  (9 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 42,489
Median Benefits General Public 18,780

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 21.6%  (252 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 51.9%  (209 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 10.5%  (127 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 12.9%  (86 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 50.0%  (69 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 55.3%  (150 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $47,445,107
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,114  (307 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $43,184,635
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,018  (318 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.12%  (189 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  4,441,618 $  (181,146) $  4,260,472
Revenues
Total Revenues $  42,139,632 $  5,305,475 $  47,445,107
Other local taxes 22,199,940 0 22,199,940
General property taxes 13,035,256 0 13,035,256
Current service charges 3,754,002 849,915 4,603,917
Other governmental agencies 207,905 3,829,402 4,037,307
Licenses and permits 1,443,198 0 1,443,198
Miscellaneous 1,082,683 291,639 1,374,322
Fines and forfeitures 362,429 0 362,429
Special assessments 0 319,156 319,156
Use of money and property 54,219 15,363 69,582
General Fund Balance $  19,558,023
Long Term Debt $  10,268,645
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  37,698,014 $  5,486,621 $  43,184,635
Police 14,872,376 409,303 15,281,679
Fire 8,441,662 18,199 8,459,861
General government 4,525,982 0 4,525,982
Streets and Parks 2,864,881 1,485,362 4,350,243
Recreation and community services 3,795,576 153,094 3,948,670
Community redevelopment 2,906,843 97,860 3,004,703
Capital Outlay 156,573 2,454,352 2,610,925
Principal repayment 119,223 453,090 572,313
Debt Service - Interest 14,898 415,361 430,259