COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Frank Mecham

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Bruce Gibson

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Adam Hill

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Caren Ray

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Debbie Arnold

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Title: Assessor

Name Tom Bordonaro

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Title: Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector

Name James Erb

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Title: County Administrator

Name Dan Buckshi

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Title: County Counsel

Name Rita Neal

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Title: County Clerk-Recorder

Name Julie Rodewald

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Title: District Attorney

Name Gerald Shea

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Title: General Services Director

Name Janette Pell

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Title: Health Agency Director

Name Jeff Hamm

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Title: Human Resources Director

Name Tami Douglas-Schatz

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Title: Planning Director

Name James Bergman

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Title: Public Works Director

Name Paavo Ogren

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Title: Purchasing Agent

Name Janette Pell

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Title: Sheriff-Coroner

Name Ian Parkinson

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Title: Social Services Director

Name Lee Collins

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name Julian Crocker

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Overview

Population 269,637  (35 of 522)
Median Individual Earnings $23,292  (24 of 25)
Median Home Price $484,025  (12 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.co.slo.ca.us

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Salaries


Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $72,083  (13 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $24,799  (24 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $96,882  (14 of 56)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 416%  (1 of 25)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Lichtig, Katie E
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $296,742  (24 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $33,973,664
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $46,649,072
Number of Full Time Employees 293
Full Time Employees / Population 0.11%  (44 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $31,560,000
Pension Unfunded Liability $335,827,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 7.00%  (16 of 35)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Kenneth C Hampian
Amount of Largest Pension $162,873
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $1,244,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $1,819,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $11,703,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 0.28%  (27 of 31)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 7.28%  (19 of 26)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 64
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (32 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 16  (37 of 53)
Median Wages General Public 16,153
Median Benefits General Public 7,139

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 110.1%  (4 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 67.7%  (9 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 13.8%  (11 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 6.5%  (15 of 50)
Governmental Fund Revenue $480,678,000
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,671  (24 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $437,369,000
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,519  (37 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.07%  (46 of 56)

Finances


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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  56,439,000 $  (13,130,000) $  43,309,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  409,850,000 $  70,828,000 $  480,678,000
Aid from governmental agencies 195,037,000 34,246,000 229,283,000
Taxes 167,004,000 10,761,000 177,765,000
Charge for services 29,713,000 20,358,000 50,071,000
Licenses and permits 10,694,000 0 10,694,000
Miscellaneous 4,129,000 2,106,000 6,235,000
Fines and forfeitures 2,177,000 3,080,000 5,257,000
Use of money and property 1,096,000 277,000 1,373,000
Long Term Debt $  496,106,000
General Fund Balance $  239,181,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  353,411,000 $  83,958,000 $  437,369,000
Public protection 143,703,000 4,452,000 148,155,000
Public assistance 94,528,000 4,914,000 99,442,000
Health and sanitation 68,377,000 6,209,000 74,586,000
General government 44,317,000 0 44,317,000
Public works and facilities 2,045,000 26,483,000 28,528,000
Education 441,000 11,764,000 12,205,000
Capital Outlay 0 11,312,000 11,312,000
Recreation and cultural services 0 7,993,000 7,993,000
Debt Service - Interest 0 5,419,000 5,419,000
Principal payments 0 5,412,000 5,412,000