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The price of local government in 2017: Fountain Bluff Township

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2018

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The Fountain Bluff Township budget was $129,164 for its 2017 fiscal year.

That's a decrease of 13.6 percent from 2016, when the township spent $149,537.

Fountain Bluff Township has a population of 210.

Since 2001, the Fountain Bluff Township budget has grown by 267.7 percent, from $35,125. The township population has fallen 23.6 percent over the same period, from 275.

Salaries accounted for 9.7 percent of township spending in 2017. Fountain Bluff Township property taxpayers paid $12,578 for seven part-time employees, or an average of $1,797 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.

Year
Population
Budget
2017
210
$129,164
2016
210
$149,537
2015
210
$142,173
2014
210
$129,953
2013
210
$285,870
2012
210
$132,867
2011
210
$124,892
2010
276
$119,229
2009
276
$142,081
2008
276
$139,848
2007
275
$132,076
2006
270
$138,175
2005
276
$137,223
2004
275
$158,301
2003
275
$160,664
2001
275
$35,125

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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