The price of local government: Village of Forest View
That's a decrease of 7.5 percent from 2014, when the village spent $7.89 million, or $28,397.62 per household.
Forest View has 278 households and a population of 698.
Since 2001, the Village of Forest View budget has grown by 33.4 percent, from $5.47 million. The village population has fallen 10.3 percent over the same period, from 778.
Salaries accounted for 29.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Forest View property taxpayers paid $2.16 million for 19 full-time employees and 52 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 18 full-time employees and 38 part-time employees, and spent $478,728.69.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.