The price of local government in 2017: St. Mary's Township
That's a decrease of 64.2 percent from 2016, when the township spent $299,486.
St. Mary's Township has a population of 750.
Since 2001, the St. Mary's Township budget has fallen by 67.3 percent, from $328,517. The township population has grown 7.1 percent over the same period, from 700.
Salaries accounted for 35.4 percent of township spending in 2017. St. Mary's Township property taxpayers paid $38,024 for one full-time employee and seven part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and seven part-time employees, and spent $27,971.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.