COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Mike Wasserman, Los Gatos

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Cindy Chavez, San Jose

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Dave Cortese, San Jose

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Ken Yeager, San Jose

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Joseph S. Simitian, Palo Alto

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Title: Assessor

Name Lawrence E. Stone

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Title: Court Executive Officer

Name David H. Yamasaki

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Title: County Clerk/Recorder

Name Regina M. Alcomendras

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Title: County Counsel

Name Orry P. Korb

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Title: County Executive

Name Jeffrey V. Smith

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Title: District Attorney

Name Jeffrey F. Rosen

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Title: Director, Department of Planning and Development

Name Nash

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Title: Sheriff

Name Laurie Smith

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Title: Social Services Director

Name Bruce Wagstaff

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name Xavier De La Torre

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Overview

Population 1,781,642  (7 of 522)
Median Individual Earnings $69,758  (1 of 25)
Median Home Price $810,450  (4 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.sccgov.org/

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $86,499  (2 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $34,830  (5 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $121,329  (1 of 56)
Median Total Comp (Gov) / Median Total Comp (Private) 174%  (20 of 25)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Julio J Fuentes
Title of Highest Paid Employee City Manager
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $327,452  (16 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $103,255,008
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $140,032,016
Number of Full Time Employees 695
Full Time Employees / Population 0.04%  (49 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $248,538,000
Pension Unfunded Liability $2,147,483,647
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 9.65%  (6 of 35)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension Jennifer D Sparacino
Amount of Largest Pension $232,473
Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $178,957,000
OPEB Actual Contribution $227,893,000
Unfunded OPEB Liability $1,869,900,000
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 6.95%  (3 of 31)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 16.59%  (3 of 26)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 68
Sales Tax Rate 8.750%  (4 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 51  (2 of 53)
Median Wages General Public 48,376
Median Benefits General Public 21,382

Employee Compensation


Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 111.2%  (3 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 17.6%  (40 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 8.2%  (19 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 11.1%  (2 of 50)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 30.5%  (24 of 40)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 29.9%  (32 of 39)
Governmental Fund Revenue $2,147,483,647
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,446  (43 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $2,147,483,647
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,349  (45 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.28%  (11 of 56)

Finances


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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  184,664,000 $  (15,024,000) $  169,640,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  2,255,023,000 $  405,846,000 $  2,660,869,000
Intergovernmental 1,217,760,000 155,539,000 1,373,299,000
Taxes 811,660,000 167,705,000 979,365,000
Charge for services 109,258,000 35,364,000 144,622,000
Fines and forfeitures 52,401,000 9,332,000 61,733,000
Miscellaneous 41,290,000 9,491,000 50,781,000
Licenses and permits 13,922,000 23,445,000 37,367,000
Interest 8,732,000 4,970,000 13,702,000
Long Term Debt $  2,864,950,000
General Fund Balance $  364,959,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  2,070,359,000 $  420,870,000 $  2,491,229,000
Public safety 673,700,000 136,610,000 810,310,000
Public assistance 675,223,000 2,323,000 677,546,000
Health and human service 451,786,000 29,404,000 481,190,000
General government 240,782,000 204,000 240,986,000
Capital Outlay 996,000 66,988,000 67,984,000
Public works and facilities 5,329,000 57,854,000 63,183,000
Debt Service - Interest 12,487,000 36,290,000 48,777,000
Recreation and community services 0 37,387,000 37,387,000
Education 0 35,093,000 35,093,000
Debt Service - Principal 10,056,000 17,319,000 27,375,000
Advance refunding escrow 0 1,090,000 1,090,000
Cost of issuance 0 308,000 308,000