The price of local government: Village of Godley
That's a decrease of 4.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $130,309.42, or $886.46 per household.
Godley has 147 households and a population of 604.
Since 2001, the Village of Godley budget has fallen by 5.2 percent, from $130,725.40. The village population has grown 72.6 percent over the same period, from 350.
Salaries accounted for 41 percent of village spending in 2015. Godley property taxpayers paid $50,843.94 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $5,084.39 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had four part-time employees and spent $47,922.60, or $11,980.65 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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