CITY OF WATSONVILLE

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Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Daniel Dodge

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name William Neighbors

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Title: Council Member

Name Manuel Quintero Bersamin

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Title: Council Member

Name Nancy Bilicich

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Title: Council Member

Name Emilio Martinez

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Title: Council Member

Name Eduardo Montesino

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Title: Council Member

Name Oscar Rios

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Overview

Population 51,199  (211 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $29,218  (429 of 474)
Median Home Price $459,750  (159 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.ci.watso...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $83,750  (149 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $22,271  (349 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $106,021  (211 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 363%  (22 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Carlos J Palacios
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $243,765  (265 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $28,723,096
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $37,352,024
Number of Full Time Employees 265
Full Time Employees / Population 0.52%  (95 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $4,332,846
Pension Unfunded Liability $26,517
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 5.40%  (149 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Terrence A Medina
Amount of Largest Pension $198,909
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 237  (94 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 1,308  (165 of 455)
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 47  (50 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 20,262
Median Benefits General Public 8,956

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 3.2%  (323 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 5.1%  (375 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue -16.2%  (359 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 1.5%  (234 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 48.4%  (81 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 63.8%  (83 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $43,687,375
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,566  (190 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $46,370,544
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,504  (186 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.36%  (33 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  (5,355,653) $  2,672,484 $  (2,683,169)
Revenues
Total Revenues $  33,011,905 $  10,675,470 $  43,687,375
Taxes 22,430,341 7,294,858 29,725,199
Licenses and permits 3,828,739 1,026,260 4,854,999
Intergovernmental 1,436,798 1,595,503 3,032,301
Charge for services 2,446,904 0 2,446,904
Interest 1,890,131 193,547 2,083,678
Miscellaneous 357,201 473,131 830,332
Fines and forfeitures 621,791 0 621,791
Special assessment 0 92,171 92,171
Long Term Debt $  2,598,469
General Fund Balance $  1,937,611
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  38,367,558 $  8,002,986 $  46,370,544
Public safety 21,070,550 84,112 21,154,662
General government 10,599,288 237,565 10,836,853
Recreation and community services 3,559,132 3,375,922 6,935,054
Streets 3,138,588 2,851,659 5,990,247
Housing 0 819,965 819,965
Principal Retirement 0 438,541 438,541
Debt Service - Interest 0 195,222 195,222