Anaheim, California

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Anaheim is a city in California.

Public Employee Salaries

The California Public Policy Center analyzed Anaheim's payroll for 2011 and noted average payments per department. Full time employees earn an average total compensation of $146,551.[1]

Average City of Anaheim Salaries by Department[2]
Department Number Employees Total Compensation
City Administration 17 $ 156,273
City Attorney 24 $180,042
City Clerk 5 $110,149
City Council 2 $113,137
City Treasurer 12 $106,000
Community Development 99 $114,744
Community Services 101 $103,713
Convention/ Sports/ Entertainment 77 $107,715
Finance 32 $116,973
Fire 257 $193,516
Human Resources 38 $128,373
Planning 71 $119,946
Police 523 $170,866
Public Utilities 332 $138,872
Public Works 230 $109,683

Lobbying

Main article: California government sector lobbying

Anaheim has reported lobbying expenditures since 2000 (see table). In 2007 and 2008, the city spent $481,021 on lobbying.[3]

Reported lobbying expenditures, 2000-2009[4]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2009 $40,000
2008 $140,000
2007 $120,000
2006 $62,000
2005 $82,000
2004 $80,000
2003 $80,000
2002 $60,000
2001 $60,000
2000 $60,000

The City of Anaheim Public Utilities specifically received funding for lobbying for the years 2000-2007. The amounts are included in the totals above for the city.

Public Utilities lobbying
(included in Anaheim lobbying data)[5]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2007 $40,000
2006 $20,200
2005 $20,000
2004 $30,000
2003 $40,000
2002 $40,000
2001 $40,000
2000 $40,000

Website evaluation

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Transparency grading process
Main article: Evaluation of California city websites

This website was most recently evaluated Aug. 31, 2012.

The Good

  • Contact information for administrative officials is posted.[6]
  • Council members and city mayor are listed.[7]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are available.[8]
    • You must enter data into fields to retrieve desired minutes.
    • Can also search minutes by key words.
  • Audits and budgets are posted.[9]
  • Current bid opportunities and awarded contracts are posted.[10]
    • Bids and opportunities broken down between operating services, professional services and construction.
  • Information on how to file a public records request is posted.[11]
  • Zoning information and building permits are posted.[12]
    • Awarded permits are also posted.[13]

The Bad

  • Individual contact information for elected officials is not provided.[14]
  • Information on public financed lobbying is not posted.
  • Information on local taxes is not posted.

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