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NOTE…different spellings for personal/personnel…accurately reflect the spelling from each online budget…not my inability to get it correct…

Note…bear with me folks…I am not a financial specialist…I am merely putting out there what I have found…I encourage you to go online…look for yourselves….call the town…commissioners…and send in any comments…or corrections needed…

I am opening the discussion…on LBTS commission concerning their salaries and benefits….with comparisons of other towns and cities….

The Town of LBTS…..

approx. 5,900 (full time) population… 9,000 in season

Town Commission….5 in total includes Mayor…

2007- 08

personnel service….for all 5

salaries……………..$56,284

fica………………….$4,306

retirement…………$9,304

Total…………………………………………..$69,894

Note… for next budget will also get insurance/possible compensation in lieu of ins.?

cell phone stipend not included…separated out in other town’s budgets….

in the 2007- 08 budget…pertaining to elected officials and employees…

Personal services account for 15.16% of the total general fund budget for fiscal year 2007-08.

Personnel services have been budgeted to reflect a 5% increase for elected officials and a cost of living allowance (cola) increase for Town employees.

Total personnel expenses increased approximately $54,566.

Increases in health benefits were budgeted accordingly

The Town of Southwest Ranches…

approx. 7000 population…

5 on Council…includes the Mayor…as does LBTS…

2007-08 adopted budget figures… total for the 5 members….

Council salaries …….. $63,000…..

payroll taxes…. $5000 …

Total….. $68,000

The City of Lighthouse Point….

population approx….10,767….

City Commission…4 members….

budget…2007-08…..total for 4 members

personal services….

executive salary…$9,000

special pay..$6,500

fica taxes…$880

Ins. life/health..$17,170

workers comp..$50

Total personal services…………………..$33,600

Mayor ………

Personal service

executive salary….$18,070

special pay………$1,300

fica taxes………$1,125

ins….life/health……..$4,905

workers comp………..$102

Total personal services…………………..$25,502

The Town of Wilton Manors….

population approx.13,000

5 on Council…includes Mayor as LBTS

budget 2007-08

total for 5

personnel wages…

regular salaries…..$37,200

personnel benefits……

fica……….$2,984

pension……$6,149

ins life/health…..$47,279

Total………………………………….. $93,612

Let’s now see what readers come up with…I look forward to your input!

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