“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; The other is to refuse to accept what is true. – Soren Kierkegaard
While Mayor John Dickert proclaims the City of Racine is broke, that more funds are needed, and that taxes must be raised beyond reasonable limits – One must stop and ask – IS the City of Racine overpaying for employees? Are salaries and compensation in line with the 21st. C Global economic reality? How can a resident make a decision if City Hall hides the compensation of employees?
In the spirit that an informed electorate can make a better decision – the entire list of City Employee salaries for 2012 is being published. Remember that the salaries shown don’t include the non-taxed Benefits package that often adds $20,000 – $30,000+ to their compensation.
More detailed information is available at this Database
All 716 employees of The City of Racine who make $25,000 or more are detailed. Source: Open records requests filed by Gannett Wisconsin Media with each entity. Click on each image to enlarge.