The price of local government in 2017: Plato Township
That's an increase of five percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.50 million.
Plato Township has a population of 7,880.
Since 2001, the Plato Township budget has grown by 109.5 percent, from $749,821. The township population has grown 215.2 percent over the same period, from 2,500.
Salaries accounted for 16.7 percent of township spending in 2017. Plato Township property taxpayers paid $261,914 for four full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had five full-time employees and 21 part-time employees, and spent $219,271.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.