The price of local government: Village of Brookfield
That's an increase of 135 percent from 2014, when the village spent $30.37 million, or $4,243.37 per household.
Brookfield has 7,156 households and a population of 19,022.
Since 2001, the Village of Brookfield budget has grown by 113.7 percent, from $33.39 million. The village population has fallen 0.3 percent over the same period, from 19,085.
Salaries accounted for 12 percent of village spending in 2015. Brookfield property taxpayers paid $8.54 million for 95 full-time employees and 43 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 107 full-time employees and 47 part-time employees, and spent $7.51 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.