The price of local government in 2016: Wapella Township
That's an increase of 10.5 percent from 2015, when the township spent $340,461.
Wapella Township has a population of 1,056.
Since 2001, the Wapella Township budget has fallen by 7.9 percent, from $408,513. The township population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 18.4 percent of township spending in 2016. Wapella Township property taxpayers paid $69,342 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $6,304 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and 17 part-time employees, and spent $69,273.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.