The price of local government in 2016: Big Grove Township
That's an increase of 74.5 percent from 2015, when the township spent $227,635.
Big Grove Township has a population of 1,647.
Since 2001, the Big Grove Township budget has grown by 89.6 percent, from $209,521. The township population has grown 64.7 percent over the same period, from 1,000.
Salaries accounted for 16.6 percent of township spending in 2016. Big Grove Township property taxpayers paid $65,793 for 14 part-time employees, or an average of $4,700 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 14 part-time employees and spent $71,984, or $5,142 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.