The price of local government: Village of Dawson
That's an increase of 30.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $758,852.50, or $1,760.68 per household.
Dawson has 431 households and a population of 509.
Since 2001, the Village of Dawson budget has grown by 126.9 percent, from $436,756. The village population has fallen 12.5 percent over the same period, from 582.
Salaries accounted for 13.7 percent of village spending in 2015. Dawson property taxpayers paid $135,985.38 for three full-time employees and one part-time employee.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and spent $90,980.33, or $22,745.08 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.