Truckee-Tahoe’s top jobs: Survey shows salary ranges for public agencies
There’s a multitude of local government agencies serving the Tahoe-Truckee area, all dealing with one common issue – how to manage our tax dollars.
Now that most of these publicly funded organizations have their budgets set for the next fiscal year, the Sierra Sun is presenting a salary survey highlighting how each agency spends its money.
We asked every organization to list their total operating budget, administrator salaries and benefits, board member compensation and benefits and non-monetary benefits such as vehicle usage, etc. to see how our tax dollars help keep these agencies running.
Truckee Tahoe Airport District
Operating budget: $1,102,984
General Manager, Peter Soderquist: $59,200
Compensation: dental, medical, vehicle, vision insurance
— Board member compensation: $100 per attended meeting plus mileage reimbursement. No benefits are paid on behalf of board members.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Operating budget: $3,775,000
Executive Director, Jim Baetge, $80,000
Compensation: Health benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits
— Board member compensation:
Travel expenses for some
Truckee Sanitary District
Operating budget: $2,759,400
Administrative Manager, O.R. Butterfield: $105,144
Compensation: dental, medical, vehicle, vision.
Board of Directors: $100 per day for every day of service performed.
Operating budget: $5,778,516
General Manager, Craig Woods: $87,492
Compensation: 30 days vacation, 12 days sick leave annually, medical benefits, PERS retirement, vehicle.
Board member compensation: $100 per meeting.
Board of Supervisors
County Administrator, David Brennan: $92,796
Supervisor: $2,518 monthly
Chairperson: $2,629 monthly
Compensation (for both county administrator and board members):
— A monthly contribution toward a cafeteria health benefit plan in the amount of $350.
— A payment by the county of 7 percent of each member supervisor’s contribution to the Public Employee’s Retirement System in excess of $133.
— Reimbursement for mileage (to and from their
residence), meals, lodging and incidentals. Not to exceed $300 per officer per fiscal year.
— Reimbursement for mileage to review county roads. $25 per month.
— Local Agency Formation Committee: members receive $40 per meeting, plus mileage.
— Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District: members receive $75 per meeting, plus mileage.
— Sierra Sacramento Valley EMS: members receive $50 per meeting, plus mileage.
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