The price of local government in 2017: City of Galena
That's a decrease of 32.1 percent from 2016, when the city spent $9.65 million.
Galena has a population of 2,912.
Since 2001, the City of Galena budget has grown by 53.9 percent, from $4.26 million. The city population has grown 0.9 percent over the same period, from 2,887.
Salaries accounted for 9.1 percent of city spending in 2017. Galena property taxpayers paid $596,040 for 12 full-time employees and 26 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had seven full-time employees and 32 part-time employees, and spent $486,096.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.