The price of local government in 2017: Village of Forest View
That's an increase of 6.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $7.99 million.
Forest View has a population of 698.
Since 2001, the Village of Forest View budget has grown by 49.7 percent, from $5.67 million. The village population has fallen 10.3 percent over the same period, from 778.
Salaries accounted for 26.2 percent of village spending in 2017. Forest View property taxpayers paid $2.23 million for 18 full-time employees and 70 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 18 full-time employees and 38 part-time employees, and spent $496,201.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.