The price of local government in 2017: Wesley Township
That's a decrease of 7.5 percent from 2016, when the township spent $410,498.
Wesley Township has a population of 2,241.
Since 2001, the Wesley Township budget has grown by 34.3 percent, from $282,732. The township population has fallen 24.5 percent over the same period, from 2,970.
Salaries accounted for 21.3 percent of township spending in 2017. Wesley Township property taxpayers paid $80,898 for 14 part-time employees, or an average of $5,778 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 12 part-time employees and spent $50,055, or $4,171 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.