CITY OF WHITTIER

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Mayor

Name Bob Henderson

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Title: Mayor Pro Tempore

Name Cathy Werner

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Title: Council Member

Name Joe Vinatieri

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Title: Council Member

Name Fernando Dutra

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Title: Council Member

Name Owen Newcomer

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Overview

Population 85,331  (122 of 538)
Median Individual Earnings $48,354  (199 of 474)
Median Home Price $453,400  (165 of 345)
Web Site Address http://www.whittierch.org

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $78,405  (200 of 454)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $28,290  (217 of 453)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $106,695  (204 of 454)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 221%  (225 of 449)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Jeff Piper
Title of Highest Paid Employee Chief of Police
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $308,501  (132 of 426)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $34,720,440
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $49,577,596
Number of Full Time Employees 351
Full Time Employees / Population 0.41%  (161 of 455)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $7,066,635
Pension Unfunded Liability $86,998,800
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 9.10%  (37 of 280)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Stephen W Helvey
Amount of Largest Pension $212,184
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)

Quality of Services


Violent Crimes per 100,000 Population 223  (98 of 452)
Property Crimes per 100,000 Population 2,383  (81 of 455)
Pavement Condition Index 25
Sales Tax Rate 9.000%  (38 of 427)
Library Hours (per week) 49  (44 of 132)
Median Wages General Public 33,533
Median Benefits General Public 14,821

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 63.3%  (142 of 338)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 68.5%  (170 of 388)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 12.3%  (105 of 387)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 14.2%  (77 of 365)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 40.9%  (155 of 377)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 47.0%  (231 of 377)
Governmental Fund Revenue $75,952,285
Total Revenue Per Capita $910  (371 of 481)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $66,638,012
Total Expenditures per Capita $781  (395 of 481)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.14%  (170 of 383)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  7,963,449 $  1,350,824 $  9,314,273
Revenues
Total Revenues $  64,631,394 $  11,320,891 $  75,952,285
Taxes 32,239,834 3,810,335 36,050,169
Charge for services 16,462,754 157,020 16,619,774
Miscellaneous 12,248,020 384,026 12,632,046
Intergovernmental 174,206 5,863,533 6,037,739
Licenses and permits 2,302,509 108,199 2,410,708
Fines and forfeitures 660,419 495,335 1,155,754
Use of money and property 543,652 502,443 1,046,095
Long Term Debt $  49,137,682
General Fund Balance $  38,831,208
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  56,667,945 $  9,970,067 $  66,638,012
Public safety 30,360,764 668,997 31,029,761
General government 9,074,077 0 9,074,077
Recreation and community services 8,662,264 344,851 9,007,115
Public works and facilities 4,832,358 3,014,330 7,846,688
Libraries 3,326,464 57,981 3,384,445
Local transit 0 3,162,266 3,162,266
Community redevelopment 412,018 1,479,964 1,891,982
Capital Outlay 0 650,388 650,388
Principal Retirement 0 335,000 335,000
Debt Service - Interest 0 256,290 256,290