The price of local government in 2016: South Ottawa Township
That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the township spent $983,680.
South Ottawa Township has a population of 8,290.
Since 2001, the South Ottawa Township budget has grown by 21.3 percent, from $803,162. The township population has grown 0.8 percent over the same period, from 8,222.
Salaries accounted for 13.8 percent of township spending in 2016. South Ottawa Township property taxpayers paid $134,651 for eight full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had two full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $123,186.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.