The price of local government: Village of Browning
That's an increase of 8.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $139,837.95, or $2,796.76 per household.
Browning has 50 households and a population of 125.
Since 2001, the Village of Browning budget has fallen by 44.8 percent, from $274,202.76. The village population has fallen 35.9 percent over the same period, from 195.
Salaries accounted for 16.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Browning property taxpayers paid $25,336.80 for 12 part-time employees, or an average of $2,111.40 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 10 part-time employees and spent $19,189.59, or $1,918.96 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.