The price of local government in 2017: Mazon Township
That's a decrease of 2.9 percent from 2016, when the township spent $268,066.
Mazon Township has a population of 1,377.
Since 2001, the Mazon Township budget has grown by 6.7 percent, from $244,027. The township population has grown 7.6 percent over the same period, from 1,280.
Salaries accounted for 21.7 percent of township spending in 2017. Mazon Township property taxpayers paid $56,585 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $5,658 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had three part-time employees and spent $25,049, or $8,350 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.