The price of local government in 2017: Marengo Township
That's a decrease of 7.2 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.34 million.
Marengo Township has a population of 7,339.
Since 2001, the Marengo Township budget has fallen by 36.3 percent, from $1.94 million. The township population has grown 12.9 percent over the same period, from 6,500.
Salaries accounted for 26.4 percent of township spending in 2017. Marengo Township property taxpayers paid $326,719 for two full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had five full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $272,967.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.