The price of local government: Village of Donnellson
That's an increase of 14.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $455,002.50, or $5,112.39 per household.
Donnellson has 89 households and a population of 210.
Since 2001, the Village of Donnellson budget has fallen by 86.6 percent, from $3.89 million. The village population has fallen 13.6 percent over the same period, from 243.
Salaries accounted for seven percent of village spending in 2015. Donnellson property taxpayers paid $36,634.32 for five part-time employees, or an average of $7,326.86 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had six part-time employees and spent $15,082.33, or $2,513.72 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.