The price of local government in 2017: Village of Matherville
That's a decrease of 0.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $342,825, or $879 per household.
Matherville has 390 households and a population of 723.
Since 2008, the Village of Matherville budget has grown by six percent, from $321,867. The village population has grown 139.4 percent over the same period, from 302.
Salaries accounted for 19.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Matherville property taxpayers paid $66,951 for one full-time employee and 12 part-time employees.
In 2008, the village had one full-time employee and nine part-time employees, and spent $65,396.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.