The price of local government in 2016: Fountain Bluff Township
That's an increase of 5.2 percent from 2015, when the township spent $142,173.
Fountain Bluff Township has a population of 210.
Since 2001, the Fountain Bluff Township budget has grown by 325.7 percent, from $35,125. The township population has fallen 23.6 percent over the same period, from 275.
Salaries accounted for 8.7 percent of township spending in 2016. Fountain Bluff Township property taxpayers paid $12,948 for seven part-time employees, or an average of $1,850 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.