The price of local government in 2017: Somer Township
That's a decrease of 2.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $346,455.
Somer Township has a population of 1,566.
Since 2001, the Somer Township budget has fallen by 20.8 percent, from $427,981. The township population has grown 10.2 percent over the same period, from 1,421.
Salaries accounted for 21.1 percent of township spending in 2017. Somer Township property taxpayers paid $71,546 for two full-time employees and seven part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had four full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $65,827.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.