CITY OF PALM SPRINGS

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Stephen Pougnet

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Ginny Foat

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Title: Council Member

Name Chris Mills

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Title: Council Member

Name Rick Hutcheson

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Title: Council Member

Name Paul Lewin

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Overview

Population 44,552  (230 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $42,712  (264 of 474)
Median Home Price $354,825  (217 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.palm-...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $84,152  (145 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $39,309  (40 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $123,461  (91 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 289%  (83 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Ready, David
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $385,347  (34 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $34,112,552
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $50,253,796
Number of Full Time Employees 332
Full Time Employees / Population 0.75%  (45 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $8,109,844
Pension Unfunded Liability $112,591,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 5.22%  (155 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Gary M Jeandron
Amount of Largest Pension $190,979
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $7,354,035
OPEB Actual Contribution $2,487,553
Unfunded OPEB Liability $106,506,259
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 4.74%  (38 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 9.96%  (59 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 255  (87 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 2,350  (82 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 36  (91 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 29,620
Median Benefits General Public 13,092

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 160.4%  (28 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 31.2%  (304 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 19.9%  (30 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 5.3%  (177 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 34.1%  (240 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 36.0%  (305 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $107,590,499
Total Revenue Per Capita $3,484  (43 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $98,601,073
Total Expenditures per Capita $3,191  (48 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.19%  (115 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  18,469,993 $  (9,480,567) $  8,989,426
Revenues
Total Revenues $  93,011,664 $  14,578,835 $  107,590,499
Taxes 78,811,698 2,758,945 81,570,643
Charge for services 5,302,707 3,329,327 8,632,034
Intergovernmental 4,750,452 3,749,123 8,499,575
Licenses and permits 3,372,637 851,058 4,223,695
Use of money and property 404,039 1,810,701 2,214,740
Assessments 0 1,449,015 1,449,015
Donations 14,958 473,419 488,377
Miscellaneous 355,173 29,575 384,748
Fines and forfeitures 0 127,672 127,672
Long Term Debt $  248,957,972
General Fund Balance $  23,279,692
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  74,541,671 $  24,059,402 $  98,601,073
Public safety 33,528,709 3,112,077 36,640,786
Public works and facilities 8,650,011 12,149,845 20,799,856
General government 16,246,457 899,370 17,145,827
Parks and Recreation 7,208,798 1,214,673 8,423,471
Debt Service - Interest 2,074,302 2,572,749 4,647,051
Debt Service - Principal 1,970,000 2,474,570 4,444,570
Cultural and convention center 2,571,871 1,374,855 3,946,726
Library 2,291,523 261,263 2,552,786