COUNTY OF KERN

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Mick Gleason

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Zack Scrivner

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Mike Maggard

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name David Couch

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Leticia Perez

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Title: Assessor-Recorder

Name James Fitch

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Title: Auditor-Controller-Clerk

Name Mary B. Bedard

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Title: County Administrative Officer

Name John Nilon

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Title: County Counsel

Name Theresa A. Goldner

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Title: Development Management Agency Director

Name Vacant

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Title: Development Services Agency Director

Name Vacant

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Title: District Attorney

Name Lisa Green

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Title: General Services Director

Name Jeff Frapwell

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Title: Human Services Director

Name Mrs. Pat Cheadle

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Title: Parks and Recreation Director

Name Bob Lerude

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Title: Planning & Community Development Director

Name Lorelei H.

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Title: Public Defender

Name Konrad Moore

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Title: Public Health Services Director

Name Matt Constantine

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Title: Purchasing Agent

Name Jeff Frapwell

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Title: Sheriff-Coroner

Name Donny Youngblood

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Title: Tax Collector-Treasurer

Name Jackie Denney

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name Christine L. Frazier

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Overview

Population 839,631  (14 of 522)
Median Home Price $195,850  (44 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.co.kern.ca.us

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Salaries


Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $56,562  (33 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $37,408  (2 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $93,970  (17 of 56)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Snow Andrea L
Title of Highest Paid Employee Faculty Physician-C...
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $1,021,961  (1 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $579,018,944
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $919,623,936
Number of Full Time Employees 5,756
Full Time Employees / Population 0.69%  (23 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Unfunded Liability $1,987,987,000
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension ...
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $18,620,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $16,967,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $169,053,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 1.33%  (17 of 31)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 64
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (32 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 13  (42 of 53)

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 3.3%  (47 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 38.7%  (20 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue -4.2%  (41 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 2.5%  (36 of 50)
Governmental Fund Revenue $1,479,949,000
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,669  (25 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $1,455,831,000
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,636  (23 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.11%  (38 of 56)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  (23,616,000) $  47,734,000 $  24,118,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  561,653,000 $  918,296,000 $  1,479,949,000
Aid from other governments 102,069,000 666,100,000 768,169,000
Taxes 337,457,000 87,667,000 425,124,000
Charge for services 77,145,000 75,401,000 152,546,000
Other Revenues 3,690,000 52,112,000 55,802,000
Licenses and permits 12,126,000 25,831,000 37,957,000
Fines and forfeitures 16,181,000 7,393,000 23,574,000
Use of money and property 12,985,000 3,792,000 16,777,000
Long Term Debt $  46,571,000
General Fund Balance $  226,326,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  585,269,000 $  870,562,000 $  1,455,831,000
Public protection 393,466,000 181,542,000 575,008,000
Public assistance 12,391,000 401,518,000 413,909,000
Health and sanitation 44,787,000 114,488,000 159,275,000
General government 108,891,000 931,000 109,822,000
Capital Outlay 2,150,000 57,737,000 59,887,000
Public ways and facilities 0 56,862,000 56,862,000
Principal Retirement 268,000 35,973,000 36,241,000
Interest 2,718,000 21,437,000 24,155,000
Recreation and community services 12,560,000 74,000 12,634,000
Education 8,038,000 0 8,038,000