The price of local government in 2016: West Lincoln Township
That's an increase of 2.6 percent from 2015, when the township spent $658,234.
West Lincoln Township has a population of 7,685.
Since 2001, the West Lincoln Township budget has grown by 10.1 percent, from $613,227. The township population has fallen 4.4 percent over the same period, from 8,042.
Salaries accounted for 11.2 percent of township spending in 2016. West Lincoln Township property taxpayers paid $75,790 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $7,579 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had nine part-time employees and spent $94,566, or $10,507 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.