The price of local government: Village of East Galesburg
That's an increase of 4.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.69 million, or $5,368.20 per household.
East Galesburg has 315 households and a population of 812.
Since 2001, the Village of East Galesburg budget has grown by 25.2 percent, from $1.42 million. The village population has fallen 0.1 percent over the same period, from 813.
Salaries accounted for 7.4 percent of village spending in 2015. East Galesburg property taxpayers paid $131,291.34 for three full-time employees and 33 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $130,314.40.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.