CITY OF TORRANCE

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Dan Walker

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Title: Council Member

Name Ted W. Lieu

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Title: Council Member

Name Michael H. Mauno

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Title: Council Member

Name Pat McIntyre

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Title: Council Member

Name Paul Nowatka

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Title: Council Member

Name Frank Scotto

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Title: Council Member

Name Hope Witkowsky

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Overview

Population 145,438  (69 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $64,441  (92 of 474)
Median Home Price $654,000  (86 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.torra...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $85,312  (134 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $25,072  (295 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $110,384  (173 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 171%  (347 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee John J Neu
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $417,078  (19 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $121,988,688
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $168,194,080
Number of Full Time Employees 1,078
Full Time Employees / Population 0.74%  (47 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $38,271,774
Pension Unfunded Liability $367,014,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 11.31%  (11 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Richard V Bongard
Amount of Largest Pension $204,024
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 187  (125 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 2,786  (62 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 66
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 24  (115 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 44,689
Median Benefits General Public 19,752

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 40.8%  (256 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 8.4%  (163 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 8.8%  (128 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 50.7%  (64 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 59.6%  (114 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $195,908,141
Total Revenue Per Capita $2,326  (90 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $189,582,779
Total Expenditures per Capita $2,231  (90 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.08%  (236 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  13,693,163 $  (7,367,801) $  6,325,362
Revenues
Total Revenues $  163,341,532 $  32,566,609 $  195,908,141
Taxes 146,866,492 1,298,920 148,165,412
Intergovernmental 318,023 23,544,402 23,862,425
Charge for services 7,904,101 0 7,904,101
Use of money and property 2,386,431 4,942,226 7,328,657
Licenses and permits 2,893,100 903,850 3,796,950
Miscellaneous 1,897,953 1,149,003 3,046,956
Fines and forfeitures 1,075,432 728,208 1,803,640
General Fund Balance $  61,124,568
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  149,648,369 $  39,934,410 $  189,582,779
Public safety 97,391,758 1,984,153 99,375,911
Public works and facilities 11,372,329 11,761,242 23,133,571
General government 17,119,409 5,235,883 22,355,292
Recreation and community services 14,539,491 983,724 15,523,215
Community redevelopment 3,747,524 6,564,582 10,312,106
Debt Service - Principal 0 7,370,000 7,370,000
Nondepartmental 5,477,858 0 5,477,858
Payment to refunded bond escrow agent 0 4,537,795 4,537,795
Debt Service - Interest 0 958,794 958,794
Bond Issuance Costs 0 538,237 538,237