CITY OF VISTA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Judy Ritter

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Cody Campbell

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name John J. Aguilera

Term Expires:

Title: Council Member

Name Amanda Rigby

Term Expires:

Overview

Population 93,834  (111 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $40,367  (284 of 474)
Median Home Price $446,500  (169 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.vista.ca.us

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $74,734  (241 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $26,438  (252 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $101,172  (250 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 251%  (156 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Patrick Johnson
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $310,002  (129 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $23,154,412
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $30,919,242
Number of Full Time Employees 236
Full Time Employees / Population 0.25%  (313 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $4,663,795
Pension Unfunded Liability $25,353,437
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 3.75%  (212 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Rita L Geldert
Amount of Largest Pension $226,101
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 445  (47 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 2,045  (102 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 66
Sales Tax Rate 8.500%  (196 of 427)
Median Wages General Public 27,994
Median Benefits General Public 12,373

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 105.6%  (71 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 127.6%  (60 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 19.9%  (29 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 30.8%  (25 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 36.8%  (204 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 50.9%  (189 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $98,927,969
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,324  (251 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $80,952,976
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,042  (308 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.03%  (321 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  14,150,924 $  3,824,069 $  17,974,993
Revenues
Total Revenues $  71,068,402 $  27,859,567 $  98,927,969
Taxes 48,976,299 0 48,976,299
Charge for services 14,611,185 162,222 14,773,407
Intergovernmental 1,587,445 9,456,050 11,043,495
Development fees 0 9,410,615 9,410,615
Donations 746,974 5,284,400 6,031,374
Use of money and property 1,800,789 1,302,925 3,103,714
Assessments levied 211,023 1,799,146 2,010,169
Miscellaneous 1,463,728 444,209 1,907,937
Fines and forfeitures 1,650,639 0 1,650,639
Licenses and permits 20,320 0 20,320
General Fund Balance $  72,642,074
Long Term Debt $  131,121,001
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  56,917,478 $  24,035,498 $  80,952,976
Public safety 36,209,266 162,699 36,371,965
Recreation and community services 6,703,610 3,581,425 10,285,035
General government 7,496,236 305,487 7,801,723
Debt Service - Interest 0 6,149,546 6,149,546
Public works and facilities 4,723,771 0 4,723,771
Highways and streets 271,800 3,741,154 4,012,954
Capital Outlay 1,512,795 2,483,190 3,995,985
Housing 0 3,660,761 3,660,761
Debt Service - Principal 0 3,160,000 3,160,000
Health and human service 0 791,236 791,236