The price of local government in 2017: Sheldon Township
That's an increase of 3.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $579,054.
Sheldon Township has a population of 1,211.
Since 2001, the Sheldon Township budget has grown by 81.9 percent, from $328,234. The township population has fallen 14.8 percent over the same period, from 1,422.
Salaries accounted for 15.8 percent of township spending in 2017. Sheldon Township property taxpayers paid $94,580 for two full-time employees and 10 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.