COUNTY OF VENTURA

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Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Steve Bennett

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Linda Parks

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Kathy I. Long

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Peter C. Foy

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name John C. Zaragoza

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Overview

Population 823,318  (15 of 522)
Median Home Price $502,250  (9 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.countyof...

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Overview


ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $68,910  (17 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $21,568  (35 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $90,478  (19 of 56)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Geoffrey Dean
Title of Highest Paid Employee Sheriff
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $409,231  (7 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $576,526,016
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $805,283,456
Number of Full Time Employees 6,321
Full Time Employees / Population 0.77%  (19 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $2,860,000
Pension Unfunded Liability $20,959,000
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 0.27%  (33 of 35)
Name of Former Employee with Largest Pension ...
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Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 70
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (32 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 18  (31 of 53)

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 65.8%  (13 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 39.0%  (19 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue 9.9%  (17 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue 3.5%  (31 of 50)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 49.1%  (1 of 40)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 46.0%  (19 of 39)
Governmental Fund Revenue $1,221,560,000
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,278  (54 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $1,187,159,000
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,203  (57 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.15%  (34 of 56)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  91,609,000 $  (57,208,000) $  34,401,000
Revenues
Total Revenues $  921,993,000 $  299,567,000 $  1,221,560,000
Aid from other governments 412,963,000 125,345,000 538,308,000
Taxes 291,087,000 132,517,000 423,604,000
Charge for services 151,850,000 32,103,000 183,953,000
Miscellaneous 23,364,000 6,346,000 29,710,000
Licenses and permits 20,250,000 1,809,000 22,059,000
Fines and forfeitures 20,361,000 372,000 20,733,000
Use of money and property 2,118,000 1,075,000 3,193,000
Long Term Debt $  692,480,000
General Fund Balance $  323,775,000
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  830,384,000 $  356,775,000 $  1,187,159,000
Public safety 423,674,000 176,635,000 600,309,000
Public assistance 205,830,000 20,740,000 226,570,000
Health and sanitation services 127,145,000 46,595,000 173,740,000
Capital Outlay 10,536,000 56,295,000 66,831,000
General government 60,832,000 717,000 61,549,000
Public ways and facilities 0 25,263,000 25,263,000
Payment to refunding escrow agent 0 11,880,000 11,880,000
Debt Service - Principal 0 9,360,000 9,360,000
Education 572,000 7,095,000 7,667,000
Debt Service - Interest 1,795,000 2,195,000 3,990,000