The price of local government: Village of New Berlin
That's an increase of 20.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.07 million, or $1,341.71 per household.
New Berlin has 800 households and a population of 1,346.
Since 2001, the Village of New Berlin budget has grown by 61 percent, from $805,931.27. The village population has grown 68.9 percent over the same period, from 797.
Salaries accounted for 15.3 percent of village spending in 2015. New Berlin property taxpayers paid $198,657.24 for three full-time employees and 15 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 17 part-time employees, and spent $183,921.13.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.