CITY OF SANTA CRUZ

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Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Mike Rotkin

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Title: Vice Mayor

Name Ryan Coonerty

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Title: Council Member

Name Tony Madrigal

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Title: Council Member

Name Lynn Robinson

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Title: Council Member

Name Katherine Beiers

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Title: Council Member

Name Don Lane

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Title: Council Member

Name Cynthia Mathews

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Overview

Population 59,946  (180 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $32,181  (391 of 474)
Median Home Price $708,015  (71 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.santa...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $71,162  (268 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $29,245  (190 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $100,407  (257 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 312%  (56 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Mike R Venezio
Title of Highest Paid Employee Fire Battalion Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $271,799  (209 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $60,190,056
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $80,973,024
Number of Full Time Employees 627
Full Time Employees / Population 1.05%  (19 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $9,254,901
Pension Unfunded Liability $72,616,578
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 5.98%  (128 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Richard C Wilson
Amount of Largest Pension $226,423
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $1,790,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $548,627
Unfunded OPEB Liability $16,420,991
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 1.16%  (149 of 263)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 7.14%  (128 of 226)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 407  (52 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 3,163  (55 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 8.750%  (156 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 38  (83 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 22,317
Median Benefits General Public 9,864

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 62.8%  (143 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 39.1%  (264 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 2.8%  (248 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 6.4%  (162 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 40.8%  (157 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 47.1%  (229 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $89,911,374
Total Revenue Per Capita $2,581  (75 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $90,426,991
Total Expenditures per Capita $2,723  (63 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.11%  (200 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  2,207,761 $  (2,723,378) $  (515,617)
Revenues
Total Revenues $  77,485,644 $  12,425,730 $  89,911,374
Taxes 56,196,870 1,354,159 57,551,029
Charge for services 12,214,540 64,707 12,279,247
Intergovernmental 989,769 8,776,745 9,766,514
Use of money and property 4,810,654 663,319 5,473,973
Other Revenues 441,432 1,566,800 2,008,232
Fines and forfeitures 1,985,697 0 1,985,697
Licenses and permits 846,682 0 846,682
Long Term Debt $  97,081,885
General Fund Balance $  29,429,404
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  75,277,883 $  15,149,108 $  90,426,991
Public safety 36,483,663 229,590 36,713,253
General government 15,486,989 0 15,486,989
Parks and Recreation 10,874,354 0 10,874,354
Capital Outlay 0 10,637,976 10,637,976
Public works and facilities 5,751,045 1,188,376 6,939,421
Economic and Community Development 1,344,484 1,035,370 2,379,854
Principal Retirement 1,611,357 523,715 2,135,072
Debt Service - Interest 994,383 698,958 1,693,341
Social services 1,336,857 148,613 1,485,470
Library 1,394,751 0 1,394,751
Transit 0 686,510 686,510