The price of local government in 2017: Wauponsee Township
That's an increase of 23.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $410,923.
Wauponsee Township has a population of 2,423.
Since 2001, the Wauponsee Township budget has fallen by two percent, from $516,617. The township population has fallen 1.1 percent over the same period, from 2,450.
Salaries accounted for 15.6 percent of township spending in 2017. Wauponsee Township property taxpayers paid $78,970 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $7,179 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had six part-time employees and spent $83,495, or $13,916 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.