The price of local government: Village of Beckemeyer
That's an increase of 18.3 percent from 2014, when the village spent $872,950.75, or $2,134.35 per household.
Beckemeyer has 409 households and a population of 1,023.
Since 2001, the Village of Beckemeyer budget has grown by 227.9 percent, from $314,997.25. The village population has fallen 5.5 percent over the same period, from 1,082.
Salaries accounted for 14.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Beckemeyer property taxpayers paid $150,175.62 for four full-time employees and nine part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $143,080.06.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.