COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Salud Carbajal, Santa Barbara, Montecito

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Janet Wolf, Goleta, Santa Barbara

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Doreen Farr, Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley,

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Peter Adam, Lompoc, Orcutt, Guadalupe

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Steve Lavagnino, Santa Maria, Cuyama,

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Title: Auditor-Controller

Name Robert W. Geis III

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Title: Community Services Director

Name Herman Parker

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Title: County Executive Officer

Name Mona Miyasato

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Title: County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor

Name Joseph E. Holland

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Title: County Counsel

Name Michael Ghizzoni

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Title: District Attorney

Name Joyce Dudley

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Title: General Services Director

Name Matthew Pontes (Interim)

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Title: Planning and Development

Name Glenn Russell

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Title: Public Defender

Name Raimundo Montes De Oca

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Title: Public Health Director

Name Takashi Wada

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Title: Sheriff

Name Bill Brown

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name William J. Cirone

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Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator

Name Harry

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Overview

Population 423,895  (25 of 522)
Median Individual Earnings $45,081  (12 of 25)
Median Home Price $470,450  (15 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.co.santa...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $75,119  (9 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $33,973  (7 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $109,092  (6 of 56)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 242%  (8 of 25)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Stephen P Wiley
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Attorney
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $355,209  (11 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $89,892,520
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $122,145,776
Number of Full Time Employees 844
Full Time Employees / Population 0.20%  (41 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $110,756,000
Pension Unfunded Liability $818,128,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 16.32%  (1 of 35)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Herbert Kroemer
Amount of Largest Pension $227,131
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $24,265,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $8,502,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $173,927,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 3.58%  (7 of 31)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 19.90%  (2 of 26)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 66
Sales Tax Rate 8.000%  (11 of 32)
Median Wages General Public 31,263
Median Benefits General Public 13,818

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 34.7%  (29 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 29.3%  (28 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 10.9%  (15 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 10.0%  (5 of 50)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 32.7%  (15 of 40)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 56.7%  (14 of 39)
Governmental Fund Revenue $827,513,000
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,601  (33 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $816,189,000
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,597  (30 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) $  38,592,000 $  (27,268,000) $  11,324,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  355,379,000 $  472,134,000 $  827,513,000
Intergovernmental 77,675,000 303,110,000 380,785,000
Taxes 194,304,000 59,873,000 254,177,000
Charge for services 57,152,000 84,687,000 141,839,000
Miscellaneous 4,504,000 16,300,000 20,804,000
Licenses and permits 13,330,000 700,000 14,030,000
Fines and forfeitures 5,734,000 5,149,000 10,883,000
Use of money and property 2,680,000 2,315,000 4,995,000
General Fund Balance $  92,806,000
Long Term Debt $  235,732,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  316,787,000 $  499,402,000 $  816,189,000
Health & public assistance 9,201,000 308,121,000 317,322,000
Public safety 201,455,000 69,150,000 270,605,000
Community resources & public facilities 38,241,000 107,331,000 145,572,000
General government & support services 43,654,000 540,000 44,194,000
Policy & executive 15,408,000 0 15,408,000
General county programs 8,129,000 70,000 8,199,000
Capital Outlay 0 7,079,000 7,079,000
Principal Retirement 0 4,502,000 4,502,000
Interest 699,000 2,609,000 3,308,000