The Sacramento City Council has delayed a vote on a proposed 5% raise, plus 10 weeks of vacation time, for City Manager Howard Chan.
Thao said she would reject any raise beyond what is legally required by the city charter. So she ended up with $13,000 more per year instead.
By Denise S. Bazzano, Chad W. Herrington and Thomas D. Jex, Partners at Burke, Williams and Sorensen, LLP
The plan has gotten the thumbs up from the City Council’s finance and management committee.
How much did your city's top administrator make last year?
Thomas Modica did the same thing last year.
That's gotta hurt.
A deep financial dive conducted by the editors at Forbes has revealed over a quarter of a million employees making six-figure salaries in California. The total cost to taxpayers? $54 billion.
In a word, pensions.