The price of local government in 2016: Weller Township
That's an increase of 17.5 percent from 2015, when the township spent $367,152.
Weller Township has a population of 422.
Since 2001, the Weller Township budget has grown by 146.6 percent, from $175,006. The township population has fallen 11 percent over the same period, from 474.
Salaries accounted for 10.2 percent of township spending in 2016. Weller Township property taxpayers paid $44,250 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $4,023 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 11 part-time employees and spent $48,709, or $4,428 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.