The price of local government in 2016: Sheldon Township
That's an increase of 14.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $506,163.
Sheldon Township has a population of 1,211.
Since 2001, the Sheldon Township budget has grown by 76.4 percent, from $328,234. The township population has fallen 14.8 percent over the same period, from 1,422.
Salaries accounted for 15.3 percent of township spending in 2016. Sheldon Township property taxpayers paid $88,440 for two full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and six part-time employees, and spent $80,454.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.