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Paramount Fact Check

The claims addressed on this page convey demonstrably false information about Paramount’s City government and services. These falsehoods regarding City programs, services, staff, events, etc., have either been forwarded by members of the public or encountered by municipal personnel. They are not simply expressions of opinion but are verifiably incorrect information. Likewise, the clarifications are not opinion, declarations of condemnation, or criticism. Each fact check is designed to promote full transparency and understanding, and is provided here for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact us. 

CLAIM: Any and all income from Measure Y, the sales tax increase ballot initiative, would go to salary increases for employees and to pay down pension debt.
CLAIM: Most of the City’s management gave themselves a pay raise in the last budget.
CLAIM: City employee salaries are excessive and keep ballooning.