The price of local government in 2017: Village of Valier
That's a decrease of 14.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.19 million, or $4,118 per household.
Valier has 290 households and a population of 664.
Since 2001, the Village of Valier budget has grown by 46 percent, from $699,386. The village population has fallen 6.2 percent over the same period, from 708.
Salaries accounted for 12.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Valier property taxpayers paid $128,420 for four full-time employees and three part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had five full-time employees and one part-time employee, and spent $100,052.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.