The price of local government: Village of East Gillespie
That's a decrease of one percent from 2014, when the village spent $217,845, or $2,317.50 per household.
East Gillespie has 94 households and a population of 270.
Since 2001, the Village of East Gillespie budget has grown by 268.1 percent, from $58,601.75. The village population has grown 31.7 percent over the same period, from 205.
Salaries accounted for 6.3 percent of village spending in 2015. East Gillespie property taxpayers paid $13,636.38 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $1,515.15 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and nine part-time employees, and spent $9,220.10.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.