The price of local government in 2017: Springfield Township
That's a decrease of 4.4 percent from 2016, when the township spent $713,241.
Springfield Township has a population of 6,245.
Since 2001, the Springfield Township budget has fallen by 5.8 percent, from $724,378. The township population has fallen 21.9 percent over the same period, from 8,000.
Salaries accounted for 37.3 percent of township spending in 2017. Springfield Township property taxpayers paid $254,577 for five full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had three full-time employees and 20 part-time employees, and spent $196,879.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.