Citizens Against New Local Taxes  (CANLT)

LVMWD Water District                             

                      
Citizens Against New Local Taxes   (CANLT)    
                                                                                         

LVMWD
LAS VIRGENES MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT,
CALIFORNIA

STAFF SALARY AND BENEFIT INFORMATION
& OTHER DISTRICT-RELATED INFORMATION


This page contains staff salary and benefit information for employees of the District, including but not limited to:    employee names, titles, date of hire, salary basis, and exact current salary.  We will be requesting this information annually, and leaving it on this site as historical record.  This information is a matter of public record, and as such we are publishing it on this site.  We may also include additional information, including a link to the District's own web site, the District's Audited Year-End Financial Reports, organization charts, and other information, at our discretion.



  

Staff and salary listing, 2010 (pdf)*           AUDITED ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT, 2010
Staff and salary listing, 2010 (Excel)*

(the data LVMWD provided to CANLT on 8/9/2010
was noted by LVMWD to be data "as of 12/31/2009")



PRESS

Water district salaries balloon
[Source: The Acorn, 8/12/2010]

..."Perhaps it’s because members of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors tend to go unchallenged in their biennial elections—and serve with little public oversight—that the salaries and pensions of the water district employees have grown to high levels compared to the private sector. Today, 29 of the 120 employees at LVMWD earn more than $100,000 a year and will receive retirement packages that cause private sector workers to drool. A water district public affairs associate (essentially a press release writer and a community affairs planner) receives a whopping $98,300 a year. The receptionist who answers the phone, gets $43,600. While the Consumer Price Index has risen 14 percent since 2004, water district salaries have gone up 22 percent. The district’s total benefits cost for each employee in 2004 was 30 percent of salary; in 2009 it was pushing 50 percent, a figure unheard of in private industry.

Not coincidentally, the board recently approved a rate hike. ..."

[CLICK LINK TO READ FULL EDITORIAL]



 


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