The price of local government in 2017: Tuscola Township
That's an increase of 1.4 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.60 million.
Tuscola Township has a population of 5,215.
Since 2001, the Tuscola Township budget has fallen by 9.3 percent, from $1.79 million. The township population has fallen 3.4 percent over the same period, from 5,400.
Salaries accounted for 14.2 percent of township spending in 2017. Tuscola Township property taxpayers paid $230,566 for four full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had two full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $220,137.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.