This is from the city’s website:
City Council & Planning Commision
Council Members and Planning Commissioners receive $0 per month, and do not receive health insurance or pension benefits. The position of Council member is strictly volunteer status.
City Employee (annual salary ranges)
City Clerk (elected official) $1,200 annually
City Treasurer (elected official) $1,200 annually
City Manager $48,000 annually
City Attorney $48,000 annually
Finance & HR Director $71,592 – $89,400 annually
Senior Clerk/Deputy City Clerk $43,152 – $53,892
City Planner $56,820 – $70,956
Police Chief $48,000 annually
Fire Chief $67,368 – $84,133 annually
Public Works Director $59,868 – $74,772
City Engineer $45,120 annually
Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor $71,760 annually
Water Treatment Plant Supervisor $46,632 – $54,490 annually
Parks and Recreation Supervisor $35,232 – $43,992 annually
The City Manager, City Attorney, City Engineer, and Police Chief are all contracted positions not to exceed 960 hours per year. Staff did not receive a cost of living increase that was in the Memorandums of Understanding for July 2010. City Staff have been on one day per month furloughs since April of 2009. Police Officers at this time are no longer on furloughs and are being funded by a 2009 Recovery Act Grant for their furloughs. Firefighter Staff discontinued furloughs as of July 2010 funding the time with an offset in the Fire Departments operations budget.
In addition to salary, employees receive:
The City of Nevada City has gone to a two tiered benefit program for medical insurances and pensions. Employees hired prior to January of 2010 receive 100% medical coverage for employee and dependents. Safety Officers receive 3% at 50 CalPERS retirement benefit, and Miscellaneous Employees receive 2.0% at 55.
Employees hire after January 2010 receive 100% medical coverage for employee, 75% coverage for dependents. Safety Officers receive 2.5% @ 55 CalPERS retirement benefit, and Miscellaneous Employees receive 2% @ 60 CalPERS retirement benefit.
A minimal amount of Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability Insurance are provided to all employees.
Management Employees receive 3 weeks vacation and 96 hours of administrative leave, and Supervisory Employees receive 3 weeks vacation and 80 hours of administrative leave.
In additions to the above benefits contracted positions may receive auto allowance, and or insurance stipends.
City Employees that completely opt out of the City insurance program may receive an offsetting stipend.
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