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The price of local government in 2016: City of Mounds

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 03

The City of Mounds budget was $1.99 million for its 2016 fiscal year, or $4,248 per household.

That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the city spent $2.01 million, or $4,288 per household.

Mounds has 469 households and a population of 810.

Since 2001, the City of Mounds budget has grown by 1.1 percent, from $1.97 million. The city population has fallen 27.5 percent over the same period, from 1,117.

Salaries accounted for 20 percent of city spending in 2016. Mounds property taxpayers paid $398,360 for seven full-time employees and 40 part-time employees.

In 2001, the city had 10 full-time employees and 11 part-time employees, and spent $275,036.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
810
$1,992,114
$398,360
20
47
$8,476
2015
810
$2,011,086
$413,863
20.6
47
$8,806
2014
810
$1,718,049
$421,442
24.5
44
$9,578
2013
810
$1,758,777
$417,637
23.7
49
$8,523
2012
810
$1,450,584
$377,789
26
50
$7,556
2011
810
$1,605,803
$341,380
21.3
46
$7,421
2010
1,035
$1,637,938
$345,946
21.1
48
$7,207
2009
1,035
$2,165,222
$347,377
16
52
$6,680
2008
1,035
$1,643,067
$362,166
22
72
$5,030
2007
1,035
$2,029,799
$314,477
15.5
75
$4,193
2006
1,035
$1,250,326
$284,116
22.7
16
$17,757
2005
1,035
$1,608,712
$272,185
16.9
16
$17,012
2004
1,117
$2,126,568
$264,074
12.4
16
$16,505
2003
1,117
$2,742,802
$325,889
11.9
25
$13,036
2002
1,117
$2,773,617
$321,254
11.6
29
$11,078
2001
1,117
$1,970,673
$275,036
14
21
$13,097

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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