The price of local government in 2017: Timber Township
That's an increase of 5.6 percent from 2016, when the township spent $832,229.
Timber Township has a population of 2,511.
Since 2001, the Timber Township budget has grown by 53.6 percent, from $571,870. The township population has grown 112.8 percent over the same period, from 1,180.
Salaries accounted for 6.1 percent of township spending in 2017. Timber Township property taxpayers paid $53,419 for 13 part-time employees, or an average of $4,109 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 13 part-time employees and spent $64,888, or $4,991 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.