The price of local government: City of Colchester
That's a decrease of 3.4 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.53 million, or $4,034.41 per household.
Colchester has 628 households and a population of 1,700.
Since 2001, the City of Colchester budget has fallen by 29.6 percent, from $3.47 million. The city population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 7.2 percent of city spending in 2015. Colchester property taxpayers paid $174,964.68 for four full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had eight full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $291,803.15.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.