The price of local government: Village of Lyons
That's an increase of 49.1 percent from 2014, when the village spent $17.49 million, or $5,445.77 per household.
Lyons has 3,212 households and a population of 10,722.
Since 2001, the Village of Lyons budget has grown by 122.3 percent, from $11.73 million. The village population has grown 4.6 percent over the same period, from 10,255.
Salaries accounted for 17.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Lyons property taxpayers paid $4.60 million for 45 full-time employees and 52 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 90 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $4.39 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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