You read that right - a city manager of a city of 40,000 residents, with a per capita income below the national average, was making just under $800,000.
But wait! There's more!
At first glance, when you read this article about the salaries, the resignations and the recall threat against three city council members in a suburb of Los Angeles, you will blink, at least a few times. Here's a Bloomberg article with additional information.
This story doesn't justify less but still out of whack salaries, anywhere. But wow, huh? $800,000!?! And $100,000 for being on city council?