The price of local government in 2017: Wapella Township
That's an increase of 129.9 percent from 2016, when the township spent $376,262.
Wapella Township has a population of 1,056.
Since 2001, the Wapella Township budget has grown by 111.8 percent, from $408,513. The township population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 7.5 percent of township spending in 2017. Wapella Township property taxpayers paid $65,172 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $6,517 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.