The price of local government in 2016: Village of Bishop Hill
That's a decrease of 49.1 percent from 2015, when the village spent $417,853, or $7,082 per household.
Bishop Hill has 59 households and a population of 150.
Since 2001, the Village of Bishop Hill budget has grown by 39.2 percent, from $152,913. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 3.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Bishop Hill property taxpayers paid $8,127 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $813 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had nine part-time employees and spent $10,295, or $1,144 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.