The price of local government in 2017: Lyons Township
That's a decrease of 2.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $9.22 million.
Lyons Township has a population of 111,688.
Since 2001, the Lyons Township budget has grown by 47.8 percent, from $6.06 million. The township population has fallen 3.7 percent over the same period, from 116,000.
Salaries accounted for 10.9 percent of township spending in 2017. Lyons Township property taxpayers paid $977,231 for 16 full-time employees and 33 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 11 full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $720,150.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.