Board members and candidates for the board of the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District have made various claims regarding the salary and compensation package of General Manager Hank White as opposed to that of the general manager of the El Dorado Irrigation District, Jim Abercrombie.
Below are the salary and compensation figures provided to us by the two agencies.
Jim Abercrombie, general manager of EID, receives an annual salary of $165,000. Benefits include an auto allowance of $6,000, pension contribution of $13,200, Social Security and Medicare Tax of $9,881, Executive Wellness $2,500, and medical (including health, dental, vision, and EAP) of $31,802.
Altogether, his total compensation package is $228,383.
EID noted that in 2013, his medical payment will be reduced to approximately $19,840 due to Abercrombie voluntarily taking a lesser medical plan (which will bring his total compensation to $216,421.
In addition, Abercrombie annually receives 256 hours of paid time off (for sick leave and vacation usage) as well as 80 hours of Management Leave and one Personal Business Day.
Hank White, General Manager of GDPUD, receives an annual salary of $150,381. Benefits include use of a company vehicle (not valued) for emergency responses, Medical (including health, dental, vision) of $23,757 and life insurance of $294. He receives no contribution to his pension, Social Security, Medicare tax or Executive Wellness.
Altogether, his total compensation package is $174,432.
In addition, he receives 160 hours per year of vacation and 96 hours per year of sick leave.
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