CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Jan Marx

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Title: Vice Mayor

Name Dan Carpenter

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Title: Council Member

Name Dan Carpenter

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Title: Council Member

Name Andrew Carter

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Title: Council Member

Name Kathy Smith

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Title: Council Member

Name John Ashbaugh

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Overview

Population 45,119  (228 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $23,292  (462 of 474)
Median Home Price $557,750  (120 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.slocity.org

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $72,083  (262 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $24,799  (302 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $96,882  (277 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 416%  (8 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Lichtig, Katie E
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $296,742  (151 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $33,973,664
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $46,649,072
Number of Full Time Employees 293
Full Time Employees / Population 0.65%  (58 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $8,680,428
Pension Unfunded Liability $115,612,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 7.16%  (77 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Kenneth C Hampian
Amount of Largest Pension $162,873
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $576,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $576,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $4,427,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 0.48%  (209 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 7.64%  (112 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 161  (144 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,775  (125 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (258 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 16  (127 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 16,153
Median Benefits General Public 7,139

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 70.6%  (129 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 40.6%  (259 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 17.9%  (48 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 11.3%  (106 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 36.8%  (205 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 39.2%  (284 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $69,884,644
Total Revenue Per Capita $2,686  (71 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $63,280,627
Total Expenditures per Capita $2,250  (87 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.14%  (170 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  10,929,717 $  (4,325,700) $  6,604,017
Revenues
Total Revenues $  60,922,119 $  8,962,525 $  69,884,644
Sales and use tax - general 15,405,808 0 15,405,808
Charge for services 7,364,616 3,802,417 11,167,033
Property Tax 8,960,010 0 8,960,010
Sales and use tax - Measure Y 6,774,365 0 6,774,365
Transient occupancy tax 6,063,232 0 6,063,232
Subventions and grants 1,238,410 4,751,471 5,989,881
Utility users tax 5,345,342 0 5,345,342
Property tax in lieu of VLF 3,645,692 0 3,645,692
Franchise taxes 2,636,599 0 2,636,599
Business tax 2,142,971 0 2,142,971
Use of money and property 372,655 194,275 566,930
Sales tax - Prop 172 391,567 0 391,567
Miscellaneous 143,107 214,362 357,469
Real property transfer tax 287,560 0 287,560
Fines and forfeitures 150,185 0 150,185
General Fund Balance $  20,317,179
Long Term Debt $  85,620,704
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  49,992,402 $  13,288,225 $  63,280,627
Public safety 23,863,500 1,827,351 25,690,851
General government 9,342,735 164,495 9,507,230
Leisure, cultural and social services 7,155,619 1,272,510 8,428,129
Community redevelopment 6,748,307 1,641,650 8,389,957
Transportation 2,882,241 4,859,863 7,742,104
Principal Retirement 0 1,534,668 1,534,668
Interest 0 1,048,671 1,048,671
Community development 0 939,017 939,017