COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name John Gioia, Richmond, San Pablo, El Cerrito

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Candace Andersen, Orinda, Lafayette, Moraga,

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Mary N. Piepho, Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Karen Mitchoff, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Federal T. Glover, Martinez, Pittsburg, Pinole,

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Title: Assessor

Name Gus Kramer

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Title: Auditor-Controller

Name Robert Campbell

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Title: Conservation & Development

Name Catherine Kutsuris

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Title: County Administrator

Name David Twa

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Title: County Clerk-Recorder

Name Stephen L. Weir

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Title: County Counsel

Name Sharon Anderson

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Title: District Attorney-Public Administrator

Name Mark Peterson

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Title: Employment & Human Services

Name Kathy Gallagher

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Title: Health Services

Name Dr. William Walker

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Title: Public Defender

Name Robin Lipetzky

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Title: Public Works

Name Julie Bueren

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Title: Sheriff-Coroner

Name David D. Livingston

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Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector

Name Russell Watts

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Overview

Population 1,049,025  (11 of 522)
Median Home Price $486,500  (11 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.co.contr...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $69,162  (15 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $37,379  (3 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $106,541  (8 of 56)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Victoria L. Agnost
Title of Highest Paid Employee EXEMPT MED STF PHYSICIAN
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $474,361  (4 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $625,885,888
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $958,226,752
Number of Full Time Employees 5,475
Full Time Employees / Population 0.52%  (30 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $219,647,000
Pension Unfunded Liability $1,823,681,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 15.52%  (2 of 35)
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Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $88,973,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $76,960,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $799,519,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 6.29%  (4 of 31)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 21.81%  (1 of 26)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 68
Sales Tax Rate 8.500%  (6 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 35  (10 of 53)

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 105.3%  (5 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 20.3%  (37 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 10.2%  (16 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 6.3%  (17 of 50)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 31.9%  (18 of 40)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 26.9%  (36 of 39)
Governmental Fund Revenue $1,866,000,000
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,349  (50 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $1,768,098,000
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,264  (51 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.28%  (11 of 56)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  131,706,000 $  (33,804,000) $  97,902,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  1,297,393,000 $  568,607,000 $  1,866,000,000
Intergovernmental 488,683,000 249,257,000 737,940,000
Taxes 314,670,000 163,483,000 478,153,000
Miscellaneous 242,236,000 46,547,000 288,783,000
Charge for services 207,361,000 54,968,000 262,329,000
Fines and forfeitures 29,357,000 7,920,000 37,277,000
Use of money and property 3,408,000 30,639,000 34,047,000
Licenses and permits 11,678,000 15,793,000 27,471,000
General Fund Balance $  237,204,000
Long Term Debt $  1,490,587,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  1,165,687,000 $  602,411,000 $  1,768,098,000
Public safety 349,074,000 245,292,000 594,366,000
Public assistance 382,491,000 130,709,000 513,200,000
Health and human service 250,374,000 41,446,000 291,820,000
General government 147,491,000 3,279,000 150,770,000
Public works and facilities 36,127,000 43,636,000 79,763,000
Principal Retirement 85,000 73,275,000 73,360,000
Interest 45,000 40,729,000 40,774,000
Education 0 22,941,000 22,941,000
Recreation and community services 0 1,104,000 1,104,000