The price of local government in 2017: Milton Township
That's a decrease of 2.7 percent from 2016, when the township spent $5.11 million.
Milton Township has a population of 117,000.
Since 2001, the Milton Township budget has fallen by 22.9 percent, from $6.45 million. The township population has fallen 1.4 percent over the same period, from 118,616.
Salaries accounted for 32.3 percent of township spending in 2017. Milton Township property taxpayers paid $1.61 million for 23 full-time employees and five part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 31 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $1.69 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.