The price of local government: Village of Brighton
That's a decrease of 43.1 percent from 2014, when the village spent $10.98 million, or $13,879.26 per household.
Brighton has 791 households and a population of 2,200.
Since 2001, the Village of Brighton budget has grown by 160.4 percent, from $2.40 million. The village population has fallen 3.1 percent over the same period, from 2,270.
Salaries accounted for 8.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Brighton property taxpayers paid $549,008.88 for 12 full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had six full-time employees and 27 part-time employees, and spent $276,083.77.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.