For next year’s budget, Georgetown Divide PUD is projecting total revenues of slightly over $4 million dollars with residential water sales and property taxes making up 72 percent of expected revenues.
Total expenses are projected at $4.2 million leaving a deficit of $147,000.
Salaries are 53 percent of next year’s expenses. The total reflects no increases in COLAs, merits or standby but does include a step increase for new employees.
The base pay for the top four district employees, including overtime and standby, are $150,384 for the general manager; $104,874 for the business/finance manager; $104,749 for the assistant operations manager, and $101,615 for the lead water treatment plant operator.
Other full time employees earn between $38,505 and $68,447 a year including projected overtime and standby pay.
Benefits boost total compensation to employees. Not including what the district pays in payroll taxes or workers compensation, salary and benefits total $200,703 for the general manager; $144,356 for the business/finance manager; $137,610 for the assistant operations manager; and $131,791 for the lead water treatment plant operator.
Total compensation for other employees, not including payroll taxes or workers compensation, goes from $58,035 to $95,785.
Health, life and other premiums are estimated to increase by 10 to 12 percent next year and the year after.