That's a decrease of 1.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $2.67 million.
South Moline Township has a population of 36,399.
Since 2001, the South Moline Township budget has grown by 129.9 percent, from $1.14 million. The township population has fallen 4.2 percent over the same period, from 38,000.
Salaries accounted for 18.2 percent of township spending in 2017. South Moline Township property taxpayers paid $477,043 for 10 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 13 full-time employees and 15 part-time employees, and spent $438,523.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.