The price of local government in 2017: Lisle Township
That's an increase of 6.9 percent from 2016, when the township spent $7.02 million.
Lisle Township has a population of 116,000.
Since 2001, the Lisle Township budget has grown by 8.8 percent, from $6.89 million. The township population has fallen 1.4 percent over the same period, from 117,604.
Salaries accounted for 24.2 percent of township spending in 2017. Lisle Township property taxpayers paid $1.82 million for 27 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 26 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $1.74 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.