The price of local government in 2016: Orland Township
That's an increase of 21.1 percent from 2015, when the township spent $4.25 million.
Orland Township has a population of 97,558.
Since 2001, the Orland Township budget has grown by 61.2 percent, from $3.19 million. The township population has grown 14.8 percent over the same period, from 85,000.
Salaries accounted for 23.7 percent of township spending in 2016. Orland Township property taxpayers paid $1.22 million for 41 full-time employees and 26 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 24 full-time employees and 12 part-time employees, and spent $1.18 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.