The price of local government in 2016: Venice Township
That's a decrease of 0.5 percent from 2015, when the township spent $825,109.
Venice Township has a population of 5,650.
Since 2001, the Venice Township budget has fallen by 11.5 percent, from $927,139. The township population has fallen 40.5 percent over the same period, from 9,500.
Salaries accounted for 51.1 percent of township spending in 2016. Venice Township property taxpayers paid $419,402 for seven full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had six full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $309,563.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.