The price of local government: Village of Kirkland
That's a decrease of 0.7 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.97 million, or $3,405.88 per household.
Kirkland has 577 households and a population of 1,744.
Since 2001, the Village of Kirkland budget has grown by 63.6 percent, from $1.19 million. The village population has grown 0.2 percent over the same period, from 1,740.
Salaries accounted for 26 percent of village spending in 2015. Kirkland property taxpayers paid $508,009.98 for six full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 12 full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $261,526.15.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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