If 55-year-old Rizzo steps down, he gets a pension of at least $600,000 a year for life. It would make him the highest paid retiree in the state's /*CalPERS*/ retirement system.
On Monday, hundreds of angry residents attended the council meeting after reports emerged about the extravagant salaries city officials were making in the blue-collar city of 37,000 people.
A typical salary for a city manager for a town the size of Bell is around $100,000 per year. Rizzo earns $780,000.
Yearly, Adams, who was retired from the /*Glendale Police Department*/, earns $475,000, while Spaccia makes $375,000 and some city council members make $100,000 in their part-time positions.