The price of local government: City of Grand Tower
That's an increase of 4.1 percent from 2014, when the city spent $546,254.32, or $2,875.02 per household.
Grand Tower has 190 households and a population of 605.
Since 2001, the City of Grand Tower budget has fallen by 20.9 percent, from $718,633.50. The city population has fallen 39.5 percent over the same period, from 1,000.
Salaries accounted for 27.9 percent of city spending in 2015. Grand Tower property taxpayers paid $158,637.54 for four full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had five full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $239,645.88.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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