The price of local government in 2017: Stonefort Township
That's a decrease of 59 percent from 2016, when the township spent $63,000.
Stonefort Township has a population of 401.
Since 2001, the Stonefort Township budget has fallen by 73 percent, from $95,684. The township population has grown 15.9 percent over the same period, from 346.
Salaries accounted for 24.3 percent of township spending in 2017. Stonefort Township property taxpayers paid $6,285 for seven part-time employees, or an average of $898 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 12 part-time employees and spent $24,533, or $2,044 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.