Biggest spenders: What Greater Carbondale park districts rank highest?
Park districts for Grand Tower, Marion and Black Hawk top the list in Greater Carbondale with the highest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.
State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including revenue, spending and debt. Spending per capita is calculated to compare budget habits across park districts.
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About a third of park districts in Illinois have not reported 2017 financials to the state. The rankings include only those park districts with data.
Top-spending Greater Carbondale park districts