The price of local government in 2017: City of Mendota
That's a decrease of 24.1 percent from 2016, when the city spent $16.53 million, or $5,797 per household.
Mendota has 2,852 households and a population of 7,373.
Since 2001, the City of Mendota budget has fallen by 30.9 percent, from $18.16 million. The city population has grown 1.4 percent over the same period, from 7,272.
Salaries accounted for 22.8 percent of city spending in 2017. Mendota property taxpayers paid $2.86 million for 42 full-time employees and 103 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 48 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees, and spent $2.76 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.