The price of local government in 2016: Village of Cypress
That's an increase of 2.6 percent from 2015, when the village spent $198,856, or $1,591 per household.
Cypress has 125 households and a population of 234.
Since 2001, the Village of Cypress budget has grown by 226.7 percent, from $62,480. The village population has fallen 13.7 percent over the same period, from 271.
Salaries accounted for 5.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Cypress property taxpayers paid $11,898 for three part-time employees, or an average of $3,966 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two part-time employees and spent $14,846, or $7,423 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.