COUNTY OF MERCED

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name John Pedrozo, Merced

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Kathleen Crookham, Merced

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Michael G. Nelson, Atwater

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Deidre Kelsey, Snelling

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Jerry O’Banion, Dos Palos

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Title: Agricultural Commissioner

Name David Robinson

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Title: Assessor

Name Kent Christenson

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Title: Auditor-Controller-Recorder-County Clerk

Name M. Stephen

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Title: County Counsel

Name James Fincher

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Title: County Executive Officer

Name Demitrios O. Tatum

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Title: Department of Workforce Investment Director

Name Andrea

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Title: Human Services Agency Director

Name Ana Pagan

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Title: Librarian

Name Jacque Meriam

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Title: Mental Health Director

Name Frank Whitman

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Title: Superintendent

Name Peggy Vejar

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Title: Planning Director

Name Bill Nicholson

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Title: Public Administrator-District Attorney

Name Larry Morse II

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Title: Public Defender

Name Wayne Eisenhart

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Title: Public Health Director

Name John Volanti

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Title: Public Works Director

Name Paul Fillebrown

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Title: Purchasing Director

Name Sandy Teague

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Title: Sheriff-Coroner

Name Mark Pazin

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Title: Spring Fair Director

Name Ron L. Brandt

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name Lee Andersen

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Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector

Name Karen Adams

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Overview

Population 255,793  (37 of 522)
Median Individual Earnings $31,665  (21 of 25)
Median Home Price $191,750  (45 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.co.merce...

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ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $56,252  (34 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $34,074  (6 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $90,326  (20 of 56)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 285%  (4 of 25)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Andrade, Norman
Title of Highest Paid Employee Police Chief
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $205,249  (40 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $30,299,114
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $40,998,336
Number of Full Time Employees 379
Full Time Employees / Population 0.15%  (42 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Maria Georgi Pallavicini
Amount of Largest Pension $153,062
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 58
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (32 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 12  (45 of 53)
Median Wages General Public 21,959
Median Benefits General Public 9,706

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 35.1%  (28 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 25.0%  (33 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 2.2%  (26 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 11.0%  (3 of 50)
Governmental Fund Revenue $415,173,882
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,573  (37 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $401,959,767
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,529  (34 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.24%  (19 of 56)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  7,238,873 $  5,975,242 $  13,214,115
Revenues
Total Revenues $  329,784,290 $  85,389,592 $  415,173,882
Aid from other governments 216,110,469 51,616,342 267,726,811
Taxes 67,024,110 13,035,755 80,059,865
Charge for services 30,973,248 4,670,250 35,643,498
Other Revenues 3,492,906 12,361,984 15,854,890
Fines and forfeitures 5,655,163 1,395,290 7,050,453
Licenses and permits 5,013,559 76,686 5,090,245
Use of money and property 1,514,835 2,233,285 3,748,120
Long Term Debt $  141,256,527
General Fund Balance $  80,656,934
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  322,545,417 $  79,414,350 $  401,959,767
Public assistance 150,788,652 2,190,514 152,979,166
Public protection 92,023,138 23,985,964 116,009,102
Health and sanitation 48,153,885 5,792,315 53,946,200
Public ways and facilities 0 32,413,874 32,413,874
General government 27,223,546 1,903,370 29,126,916
Principal Retirement 0 8,049,282 8,049,282
Interest 0 4,405,215 4,405,215
Education 2,433,962 0 2,433,962
Recreation and cultural services 1,895,733 0 1,895,733
Capital Outlay 0 615,783 615,783
Administration 26,501 58,033 84,534