The price of local government: Village of Bluffs
That's a decrease of 11.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $796,705, or $3,052.51 per household.
Bluffs has 261 households and a population of 704.
Since 2001, the Village of Bluffs budget has fallen by 61.6 percent, from $1.84 million. The village population has fallen 5.9 percent over the same period, from 748.
Salaries accounted for 21.2 percent of village spending in 2015. Bluffs property taxpayers paid $150,197.04 for three full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and 17 part-time employees, and spent $188,636.67.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.