The price of local government in 2016: Village of Lily Lake
That's an increase of 50.1 percent from 2015, when the village spent $626,161, or $1,869 per household.
Lily Lake has 335 households and a population of 1,000.
Since 2001, the Village of Lily Lake budget has grown by 317 percent, from $225,354. The village population has grown 66.7 percent over the same period, from 600.
Salaries accounted for 1.4 percent of village spending in 2016. Lily Lake property taxpayers paid $13,063 for one part-time employee, or an average of $13,063 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one part-time employee and spent $4,260, or $4,260 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.