The price of local government in 2016: Morris Township
That's a decrease of seven percent from 2015, when the township spent $184,951.
Morris Township has a population of 7,781.
Since 2001, the Morris Township budget has fallen by 13.9 percent, from $199,680. The township population has fallen 22.2 percent over the same period, from 10,000.
Salaries accounted for 28.1 percent of township spending in 2016. Morris Township property taxpayers paid $48,357 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $5,373 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had six part-time employees and spent $52,817, or $8,803 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.