The price of local government in 2016: Towanda Township
That's a decrease of 11.6 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.15 million.
Towanda Township has a population of 1,296.
Since 2001, the Towanda Township budget has grown by 107.7 percent, from $487,834. The township population has grown 26.6 percent over the same period, from 1,024.
Salaries accounted for six percent of township spending in 2016. Towanda Township property taxpayers paid $61,335 for 17 part-time employees, or an average of $3,608 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 15 part-time employees and spent $51,870, or $3,458 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.