TOWN OF PARADISE

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Melvin “Sam” Dresser

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Title: Vice Mayor

Name Alan White

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Title: Council Member

Name Steve “Woody” Culleton

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Title: Council Member

Name Robin Huffman

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Title: Council Member

Name Scott Lotter

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Overview

Population 26,218  (305 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $36,510  (331 of 474)
Median Home Price $227,950  (291 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.townofpa...

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ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $64,563  (326 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $20,395  (378 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $84,958  (351 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 233%  (200 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Tazzari-Dineen, Gabriela
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $152,056  (390 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $3,690,637
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $4,907,703
Number of Full Time Employees 47
Full Time Employees / Population 0.18%  (371 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Pension for Retiree with 30 Years Service $61,001
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension James A Broshears
Amount of Largest Pension $107,848
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $972,134
OPEB Actual Contribution $727,871
Unfunded OPEB Liability $12,824,597
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 5.44%  (26 of 263)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 68  (248 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 530  (276 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (258 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 25,319
Median Benefits General Public 11,191

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 104.3%  (72 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 20.1%  (348 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 0.6%  (277 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 8.3%  (136 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 40.0%  (166 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 69.3%  (40 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $17,559,427
Total Revenue Per Capita $681  (437 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $16,874,053
Total Expenditures per Capita $640  (439 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.31%  (42 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  55,302 $  630,072 $  685,374
Revenues
Total Revenues $  9,684,194 $  7,875,233 $  17,559,427
Intergovernmental 2,073,430 6,124,936 8,198,366
Taxes 7,196,405 431,723 7,628,128
Licenses and permits 3,854 888,106 891,960
Charge for services 181,193 109,763 290,956
Miscellaneous 169,418 96,183 265,601
Program income 0 169,300 169,300
Fines and forfeitures 50,150 47,317 97,467
Use of money and property 9,744 7,905 17,649
General Fund Balance $  1,934,496
Long Term Debt $  18,631,365
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  9,628,892 $  7,245,161 $  16,874,053
Public safety 6,708,833 318,775 7,027,608
Community development 211,443 2,795,600 3,007,043
Streets 0 1,834,017 1,834,017
Capital Outlay 71,216 1,695,267 1,766,483
General government 1,482,208 213 1,482,421
Principal Retirement 739,283 54,497 793,780
Public works and facilities 22,133 546,792 568,925
Debt Service - Interest 384,470 0 384,470
Parks and Recreation 9,306 0 9,306