The price of local government: Village of Germantown
That's an increase of 4.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.05 million, or $2,122.46 per household.
Germantown has 494 households and a population of 1,269.
Since 2001, the Village of Germantown budget has fallen by 46.7 percent, from $2.05 million. The village population has grown 13.5 percent over the same period, from 1,118.
Salaries accounted for 28.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Germantown property taxpayers paid $309,381.30 for five full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had six full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $284,894.24.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.