The price of local government in 2016: Norman Township
That's an increase of 98 percent from 2015, when the township spent $201,191.
Norman Township has a population of 225.
Since 2001, the Norman Township budget has grown by 69.4 percent, from $235,223. The township population has grown 7.1 percent over the same period, from 210.
Salaries accounted for 5.3 percent of township spending in 2016. Norman Township property taxpayers paid $21,180 for eight part-time employees, or an average of $2,647 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had six part-time employees and spent $23,301, or $3,883 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.