The price of local government: City of Harvard
That's a decrease of 10.2 percent from 2014, when the city spent $12.32 million, or $5,156.31 per household.
Harvard has 2,390 households and a population of 9,500.
Since 2001, the City of Harvard budget has grown by 47.7 percent, from $7.50 million. The city population has grown 18.8 percent over the same period, from 7,996.
Salaries accounted for 33.1 percent of city spending in 2015. Harvard property taxpayers paid $3.66 million for 49 full-time employees and 65 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 52 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees, and spent $3.02 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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