The price of local government: Village of Prairie City
That's an increase of 12.3 percent from 2014, when the city spent $315,090.39, or $1,810.86 per household.
Prairie has 174 households and a population of 461.
Since 2001, the Village of Prairie City budget has fallen by 90.1 percent, from $3.56 million. The city population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 6.6 percent of city spending in 2015. Prairie property taxpayers paid $23,367.18 for six part-time employees, or an average of $3,894.53 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the city had 14 part-time employees and spent $22,713.23, or $1,622.37 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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P.O. Box 18
Prairie City, IL - 61470