The price of local government: City of Sullivan
That's a decrease of 3.5 percent from 2014, when the city spent $29.77 million, or $2.71 million per household.
Sullivan has 11 households and a population of 4,469.
Since 2001, the City of Sullivan budget has grown by 29.8 percent, from $22.14 million. The city population has grown 11.7 percent over the same period, from 4,000.
Salaries accounted for 9.6 percent of city spending in 2015. Sullivan property taxpayers paid $2.76 million for 60 full-time employees and 40 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 66 full-time employees and 17 part-time employees, and spent $3.11 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.