The price of local government in 2017: West Galena Township
That's a decrease of 26.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $712,802.
West Galena Township has a population of 3,365.
Since 2001, the West Galena Township budget has fallen by 25.9 percent, from $710,922. The township population has fallen 6.5 percent over the same period, from 3,600.
Salaries accounted for 15 percent of township spending in 2017. West Galena Township property taxpayers paid $78,886 for two full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and three part-time employees, and spent $75,572.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.