The price of local government in 2017: Village of Golf
That's an increase of 24.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.33 million, or $7,762 per household.
Golf has 171 households and a population of 494.
Since 2001, the Village of Golf budget has grown by 34.1 percent, from $1.23 million. The village population has grown 8.8 percent over the same period, from 454.
Salaries accounted for 16.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Golf property taxpayers paid $266,157 for one full-time employee and 25 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $213,596.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.