The price of local government in 2017: Weller Township
That's an increase of 28.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $431,545.
Weller Township has a population of 422.
Since 2001, the Weller Township budget has grown by 217.6 percent, from $175,006. The township population has fallen 11 percent over the same period, from 474.
Salaries accounted for 8.1 percent of township spending in 2017. Weller Township property taxpayers paid $45,026 for one full-time employee and 10 part-time employees.
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.