The price of local government in 2017: Village of Hillview
That's an increase of 21.9 percent from 2016, when the village spent $91,344, or $1,692 per household.
Hillview has 54 households and a population of 165.
Since 2001, the Village of Hillview budget has fallen by 24.6 percent, from $147,630. The village population has fallen 39.1 percent over the same period, from 271.
Salaries accounted for 18 percent of village spending in 2017. Hillview property taxpayers paid $20,036 for 12 part-time employees, or an average of $1,670 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 14 part-time employees and spent $14,042, or $1,003 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.