The price of local government: Village of Flat Rock
That's an increase of 15.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $568,251, or $4,856.85 per household.
Flat Rock has 117 households and a population of 331.
Since 2001, the Village of Flat Rock budget has grown by 28.8 percent, from $508,064.50. The village population has fallen 31 percent over the same period, from 480.
Salaries accounted for 11.1 percent of village spending in 2015. Flat Rock property taxpayers paid $72,318 for one full-time employee and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $95,035.53.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.