The price of local government in 2017: Village of Maeystown
That's an increase of 40.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $496,575, or $7,303 per household.
Maeystown has 68 households and a population of 160.
Since 2001, the Village of Maeystown budget has grown by 28.3 percent, from $543,647. The village population has grown 37.9 percent over the same period, from 116.
Salaries accounted for 5.4 percent of village spending in 2017. Maeystown property taxpayers paid $37,898 for five part-time employees, or an average of $7,580 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had five part-time employees and spent $29,672, or $5,934 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.