The price of local government in 2017: Village of Augusta
That's a decrease of 0.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $745,868, or $2,331 per household.
Augusta has 320 households and a population of 587.
Since 2001, the Village of Augusta budget has grown by 5.1 percent, from $709,077. The village population has fallen 10.7 percent over the same period, from 657.
Salaries accounted for 10.5 percent of village spending in 2017. Augusta property taxpayers paid $78,423 for one full-time employee and one part-time employee.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $90,005.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.