The price of local government: Village of Vergennes
That's a decrease of one percent from 2014, when the village spent $104,905.50, or $912.22 per household.
Vergennes has 115 households and a population of 295.
Since 2001, the Village of Vergennes budget has fallen by 71.3 percent, from $362,593.79. The village population has fallen 39.9 percent over the same period, from 491.
Salaries accounted for 39.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Vergennes property taxpayers paid $41,317.14 for four part-time employees, or an average of $10,329.29 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and one part-time employee, and spent $36,996.85.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.