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How Much Employees In Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Earn

The state controller's office has released a 2011 study on salaries and benefits received by county, city and special district employees

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District has the 53rd highest average employee salary among the 1,504 special districts listed in a new public pay study.

The state Controller's Office has put the 2011 salary and benefits information on a website. It details city, county and special district payrolls.

The average salary for special districts across California was $54,468 a year. The average salary in the Central San district was $77,589.

Here's an overview of some of those numbers.

2011 Salary Study Central San
Special Districts Employees 344 67 (average) Average Salary $77,589 $54,468 Total Wages $26.6 million $5.5 billion

Here's the top 10 wage earners in the Central San district for 2011. The employees are listed by position only.

The salaries include regular pay, overtime, lump sums and other payments. The benefits and pension are what the district contributed to the employee's plan.

Employee Salary Benefits Pension Plant Operations Division Manager
$346,800 $18,072 $9,824 General Manager
$289,905 $28,906 $18,323 Associate Engineer
$230,312 $15,615 $8,588 Director of Administration
$208,099 $2,876 $10,912 Director of Engineering
$196,103 $17,124 $14,952 Capital Projects Division Manager
$188,271 $15,799 $11,231 Director of Collection Systems Operations
$188,100 $23,483 $9,891 Associate Engineer
$170,724 $17,124 $11,265 Controller
$163,019 $29,968 $10,281 Director of Plant Operations
$157,879 $29,968 $11,182

The Central Sanitary District serves 462,000 people and businesses in Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Walnut Creek, Lamorinda and the San Ramon Valley.

Its central plant in Martinez has the capacity to process 54 million gallons of sewage a day. The district treats an average of 45 millions gallon a day.

The district maintains 1,500 miles of sewer pipe, 1,200 of which operate on gravity and don't require pumps.

The district also oversees a household hazardous waste program that collects 2 million pounds of materials a year.

In addition, there is a pharmaceutical collection program that has netted 46,000 pounds of pills and other medication.

The district also runs a recycled water program that provides 600 million gallons of reusable water a year for irrigation at golf courses, college campuses, median strips and other places.

Central San also has pollution prevention and education programs for businesses, residents and students.

Michael Scahill, the district's communications services manager, said the district's employees are technically trained, many requiring state certification. They range from workers who repair pipe to engineers who design systems.

"Our salary range is comparable to other similar agencies," added Scahill.

Linda Meza March 09, 2013 at 02:44 AM
Barkley, get a life. Your very first interaction with me was to call me trite and tired. You know all of this supposed outrage would be so much more believable it all of you Mike Alford Fanboys and Girls put your money where your very large mouths are. $20 from each of the 1485 people who thought "iron mike" would be the very best candidate Martinez had to offer would have actually put him in the hunt. But all this blowharded talk has proven to me is he's nothing more than Martinez political underbelly's useful ____. You fill in the blank.
DONALD E. BARKLEY March 09, 2013 at 03:08 AM
MEZA YOU ADD ANOTHER LIE!!!! Show where i calleed you "Trite and Tired" as "our fist contact....or at any point!! You are a LIAR!! YOU ATTACKED ME and made as i just showed "GARBAGE STATEMENTS" about me! SO if Your So Pure again answer what you said.....not more lies...i'll repeat....YOUR False Statements! Linda Meza also commented on Incumbent Mark Ross Details Views. 10/6/12 "Donald, I believe you're making a lot of erroneous assumptions. I had a hand in convincing the current interested party to locate a restaurant at the marina. Prior to my "rah rah go Martinez!" cheer-leading you really don't want to know this particular interested party's opinion. Since I had hand in convincing him of the business potential, it is incumbent upon me to warn him off if the one component I HAVE BEGGED YOU MS MEZA TO/ BE HONEST/ for 3+ months /Tell My "MANY ERRONEOUS ASSUMPTIONS"! Plus WHO AND WHEN were YOU Appointed to try and bring in BUSINESS to MARTINEZ! That TAXPAYER'S will have to subsidize? ANSWER DON"T ADD LIES .... at long last ANSWER
Linda Meza March 09, 2013 at 03:27 AM
You must have a thing for the letter "T" because you've even called me a "twit". So yell at someone else. I'm not one of Mike Alford's former rent-a-date staff.
MIKE ALFORD March 09, 2013 at 03:31 AM
Ok == Jim - Its Time You Steped In Here --- I have Not Mentioned Eather MEZA --KAPSALIS ! === LamorandiaMan & I Both Had A Few Things To Say To Each Other (See He Came Over Here To Martinez Patch To Get Some of OUR Comments) I Just Delt With Him The Way He Was Dealing With Our Comments Here In Martinez But We Are Big Boys And I TOLD Him Instead of Causing Problems On Patch -- That If He Had A Problem With ME that He Was Welcom To Call Me And TAKE IT OFF PATCH -- I Gave Him My Phone NO. 925 - 812 - 2221 ! == But As With Any Coward he hasent Called -- He Just Needs The Attintion ! But Jim to get to the Point You Get On Me If I Get On MEZA OR CHRIS -- Now THIS is totaly uncalled for Today ! EVERYONE Sees What These Two Are Doing - I do Understand that Linda Meza Is Suffering from PTS -Because She Woke Up Sober NO Meds And No Beer Or Wine Took A Look In The Mirror So That Explanes Her Uncontrolled Out Burst ! The Other One I Just In The Last Two Days Fell Out Of his High Chair (his care giver wasnt watching him)And He Is Off His Medication Once Agane ! Maybe his Care givers Can Get Him Back Over To The Syc. Unit Agane so they can level him out enough so he can go out anp play (Supervised of coarse) Now Jim I Stick To Whatever Thread Im On But Im Not Going To Just Sit By While Two Mental Cases Are Given A Green Light To Say Whatever They Want About Me Its Too Bad You Couldent Put The Three Of Us On A thread And Let The Truth Come Out ! So People Could Make up their own Minds !
DONALD E. BARKLEY March 09, 2013 at 03:54 AM
MEZA NOW.... T. AS IN "TRUTH"???? Yes I do want that from YOU!.. Yet again...FOR ALL TO SEE/ You Don't Won't or Can't just simply Answer YOUR OWN statements about me! If anyone on here thinks her tactic's are fair, that MEZA makes unsubstantiated statements and then won't explain, Please say so! I am not speaking for ...Anyone but myself! I simply BELIVE that when you are called a "LIAR" as she called me// in a longer statement stated twice above//..... I deserve to have her to TELL THE TRUTH on that issue and be illuminated! Please ALL NOTE She wont Answer! She spends hours of times attacking/ When the "Truth" would suffice! Now it is "You must have a thin with the letter ..T" what does that mean? If it is as in "TRUTH" well on this issue you seem to not even be acquainted with the word "TRUTH"! DONALD E. BARKLEY

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