The price of local government in 2016: Wauponsee Township
That's a decrease of 0.6 percent from 2015, when the township spent $413,343.
Wauponsee Township has a population of 2,408.
Since 2001, the Wauponsee Township budget has fallen by 20.5 percent, from $516,617. The township population has fallen 1.7 percent over the same period, from 2,450.
Salaries accounted for 25.1 percent of township spending in 2016. Wauponsee Township property taxpayers paid $102,948 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $9,359 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.