The price of local government in 2017: Proviso Township
That's an increase of 6.7 percent from 2016, when the township spent $4.84 million.
Proviso Township has a population of 185,725.
Since 2001, the Proviso Township budget has fallen by 50.4 percent, from $10.41 million. The township population has grown 9.2 percent over the same period, from 170,000.
Salaries accounted for 31.6 percent of township spending in 2017. Proviso Township property taxpayers paid $1.63 million for 21 full-time employees and 45 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 25 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $1.75 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.