The price of local government: City of Flora
That's an increase of 14.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $33.22 million, or $16,814.17 per household.
Flora has 1,976 households and a population of 4,996.
Since 2001, the City of Flora budget has grown by 284.6 percent, from $9.91 million. The city population has fallen two percent over the same period, from 5,100.
Salaries accounted for 8.8 percent of city spending in 2015. Flora property taxpayers paid $3.34 million for 53 full-time employees and three part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 67 full-time employees and nine part-time employees, and spent $3.52 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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