The price of local government in 2017: Norwood Park Township
That's a decrease of 16.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.11 million.
Norwood Park Township has a population of 26,385.
Since 2001, the Norwood Park Township budget has fallen by 52.6 percent, from $1.95 million. The township population has grown 0.8 percent over the same period, from 26,176.
Salaries accounted for 27.9 percent of township spending in 2017. Norwood Park Township property taxpayers paid $257,727 for two full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and 13 part-time employees, and spent $391,758.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.