School Referenda Scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

As we mentioned previously, 71 school referenda are on the ballot for the April 5 spring primary election.  Here is an alphabetical list of referendum questions by school district name:

District Name Total Amount

Type

Brief Description
Albany $1,200,000.00

RR – 2016

Recurring referendum 2016-17 $800,000; 2017-18 $200,000; 2018-19 $200,000
Algoma $4,860,000.00

Issue Debt

Renovations, improvements and additions to the elementary school; high school restroom renovations; parking lot improvements at each school building; and equipment acquisition related to said projects.
Antigo $25,900,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue Debt in an amount not to exceed $25,900,000 to build an new elementary school and additions and remodeling at the remaining two elementary schools.
Argyle $6,500,000.00

Issue Debt

General obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,500,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school improvement program at District buildings and grounds.
Argyle $2,600,000.00

Issue Debt

General obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,600,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of constructing a new High School gymnasium, restrooms, office and storage space.
Ashland $34,360,000.00

Issue Debt

General obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $34,360,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school building and improvement program at all District facilities and grounds.
Auburndale $500,000.00

RR – 2017

Exceed the revenue limit by up to $500,000 commencing with the 2017-2018 school year on a recurring basis for the purpose of maintaining current levels of educational programming, expenditures and operations.
Auburndale $900,000.00

NR – 2018

Exceed the revenue limit by up to an additional $200,000 in the 2018-2019 school year on a non-recurring basis, making a total of $700,000; by up to an additional $300,000 in the 2019-2020 school year on a non-recurring basis, making a total of $800,000; and by up to an additional $400,000 in the 2020-2021 school year on a non-recurring basis, making a total of $900,000, all for the purpose of maintaining current levels of educational programming, expenditures and operations.
Barron Area $4,500,000.00

NR – 2017

Non-recurring referendum to exceed the revenue cap for five years 2017-18 through 2021-22 for the purpose of completing multiple necessary major maintenance projects and retaining high quality staff.
Bloomer $3,500,000.00

Issue Debt

$3,500,000.00 for constructing an addition on our middle school for classroom space, a technical education and agricultural room, a computer lab, bathrooms and additional storage space; middle school bathroom, kitchen and storage room remodeling; and acquiring furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Boscobel $20,000,000.00

Issue Debt

To pay the cost of a school building improvement program, consisting of constructing a building addition to the high school and making related improvements to combine all grades at one location, and acquire furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Boscobel $1,800,000.00

RR – 2016

To exceed the revenue cap on a recurring basis for continuing and enhancing the educational programs of the District and maintaining the current level of District operations.
Brodhead $2,850,000.00

NR – 2016

To exceed the revenue limit by $950,000, on a non-recurring basis, for each of the 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years, to be used to maintain facilities and programs, and for debt retirement.
Chilton $5,200,000.00

NR – 2016

Maintain educational programming.
Cumberland $2,100,000.00

RR – 2016

Recurring purposes consisting of operating expenses and educational programming.
Darlington Community $2,200,000.00

RR – 2016

For recurring purposes consisting of maintained and enhanced educational programming beginning 2016-2017 and thereafter.
Dodgeville $19,995,000.00

Issue Debt

Borrowing amount not to exceed $19,995,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school improvement program consisting of district-wide infrastructure improvements; additions and remodeling at Dodgeville High School; and acquiring furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Ellsworth Community $31,900,000.00

Issue Debt

Constructing and equipping a new four year old kindergarten through grade 5 elementary school with administrative offices.
Gillett $3,800,000.00

NR – 2016

Non recurring referendum to exceed revenue limit by $950,000 for 4 years
Goodman-Armstrong $1,650,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed revenue cap by $550,000 for three years
Grafton $47,000,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue GO Bonds not to exceed $47,700,000 for the purpose of paying the costs of additions, remodeling, renovations and upgrades to all District buildings including constructing a new middle school facility and new technical education center adjacent to the high school, converting the existing middle school to an elementary school facility, upgrades and additions to the Woodview and Kennedy Elementary Schools and Grafton High School and equipment acquisition related to the project.
Grafton $1,800,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue bonds not to exceed $1,800,000 for the purpose of paying the costs of improvements and repairs to outdoor physical education, athletic and community recreation areas and equipment acquisition related to the project.
Green Lake $2,400,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed revenue limit by $550,000 each year for 2016 and 2017 and $650,000/year for 2019 and 2020 to maintain current revenue for operating expenses for the next four budget years.
Greenwood $3,850,000.00

NR – 2016

For non-recurring purposes to maintain academic, co-curricular and athletic programs for students, upgrade technology education equipment, and continued maintenance of district facilities.
Gresham $6,000,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue debt to replace high school section of facility, raze the current high school, construct additional academic and administrative space in location of razed portion of building, and renovations to remaining facilities and parking improvements.
Gresham $3,200,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue debt for the purpose of expanding academic, athletic, and recreational space at the school including a new gymnasium and locker rooms, replacing soccer field and track and field areas, additional parking.
Hudson $74,300,000.00

Issue Debt

High School Additions, Renovations and Upgrades
Hudson $7,900,000.00

Issue Debt

Middle School Additions, Renovations and Upgrades
Hudson $8,200,000.00

Issue Debt

High School Multi-Use Athletic Facilities and High School Auditorium Renovations and Upgrades
Iowa-Grant $1,800,000.00

RR – 2016

To authorize the District to exceed the revenue cap on a recurring basis of $1,800,000 starting in the school year 2016-17 for District programs and operations including building and maintenance projects.
Juda $5,700,000.00

Issue Debt

General Obligation Bonds or Promissory Notes in an amount not to exceed $5,700,000 for the purpose of paying the costs of improvements, remodeling, renovations and repairs to the District’s buildings and grounds and equipment acquisition to address key areas of needs in facilities, safety/security, curriculum/instruction and technology.
Juda $150,000.00

RR – 2016

School district budget shall include an amount not to exceed $150,000 in excess of the revenue limits each year beginning with the 2016-17 school year on a recurring basis for the purpose of paying District operation costs including curriculum, utilities, technology, insurance, professional development and staffing needs.
Lake Holcombe $2,025,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed revenue caps by $675,000 for three years beginning with the 2016-17 school year through the 2018-19 school year for operational & maintenance expenses.
Lena $3,250,000.00

NR – 2016

Referendum to exceed the revenue limit for 5 years starting with the 2016-17 school year.
Medford Area $3,205,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,205,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school improvement program at District buildings and grounds.
Medford Area $975,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $975,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of upgrading and improving the pool at the High School.
Menomonee Falls $32,700,000.00

Issue Debt

$32,700,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a district-wide facility improvement program
Menomonee Falls $3,750,000.00

RR – 2016

Exceed the revenue limit by $1,250,000 in the 2016-2017 school year and by an additional $1,250,000 a year in each of the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years for a total of $3,750,000 for the 2018-2019 school year and remain at $3,750,000 each year going forward, for recurring purposes consisting of safeguarding learning opportunities and sustaining class size.
Mishicot $10,000,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue GO bonds in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school improvement program at District buildings.
Monona Grove $13,000,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed the revenue limit by up to $2,600,000 per year for a period of five years on a non-recurring  basis beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, and ending  with the 2020-2021  school  year, for the purpose of funding  School District operations.
Montello $3,600,000.00

NR – 2016

To maintain instructional programming.
Mosinee $44,970,000.00

Issue Debt

construction project as indicated.
Mosinee $383,000.00

Issue Debt

operating cost referendum
Mukwonago $49,500,000.00

Issue Debt

School building and improvement program at Mukwonago High School
Mukwonago $7,000,000.00

NR – 2017

Operational and maintenance expenses at Mukwonago High School
Muskego-Norway $43,180,000.00

Issue Debt

To build a new middle school and construct additions and renovations to other existing school buildings.
Nicolet UHS $18,900,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed revenue limit by $3.15 million for six years for non-recurring purposes.
Oshkosh Area $28,000,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed the revenue cap on a non-recurring basis by $4,000,000 for 7 years.
Peshtigo $33,900,000.00

Issue Debt

Construct a new middle-high school and auditorium; demolish and remove existing middle-high school; develop surrounding green space; acquire furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Portage Community $13,000,000.00

NR – 2016

Operational Referendum
Prairie Du Chien Area $1,340,000.00

RR – 2016

Authorizing the School District Budget to Exceed Revenue Limit for Recurring Purposes
Prairie Du Chien Area $18,900,000.00

Issue Debt

AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $18,900,000
Richland $475,000.00

RR – 2016

Exceed Revenue Limit By $475,000 for Recurring Operational Technology Purposes
Richland $3,470,000.00

Issue Debt

Site Safety and Security Improvement
Richland $5,260,000.00

Issue Debt

Building Maintenance and Improvements
Rio Community $2,700,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed Revenue Limit for Three Years for Operating Purposes
Solon Springs $500,000.00

RR – 2016

For the purpose of maintaining current educational programming, expenditures, and operations
Somerset $4,298,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed the revenue limit by $859,600 per year for the 2016-2017 school year through the 2020-2021 school year for non-recurring purposes consisting of maintaining current operational programs and services, addressing maintenance and security needs, updating classroom technology and replacing aging computers.
Spencer $4,875,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed Revenue Limit by $975,000 for five years for non-recurring purposes
Spring Valley $3,200,000.00

NR – 2016

REFERENDUM AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMITS BY $800,000 FOR FOUR YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
Stratford $15,995,000.00

Issue Debt

School improvement program at the High School and Elementary School consisting of renovations, remodeling, infrastructure and capital maintenance improvements, a classroom addition, technology and security upgrades, asbestos abatement and site improvements; and acquiring furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Stratford $7,995,000.00

Issue Debt

Construct and equip an auditorium, gymnasium, lobby and restrooms.
Sturgeon Bay $6,850,000.00

NR – 2016

Exceed the revenue limit by $1.9 million for the 2016-2017 school year only; by $2.25 million for the 2017-2018 school year only; and by $2.7 million for the 2018-2019 school year only, for non-recurring purposes consisting of funding educational programming for students.
Superior $92,500,000.00

Issue Debt

Capital building referendum
Tomah Area $4,500,000.00

NR – 2016

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT BY $1,5OO,OOO FOR THREE YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
Waterford UHS $12,210,000.00

Issue Debt

FIELD HOUSE AND FITNESS CENTER CONSTRUCTION
West Salem $500,000.00

Issue Debt

Renovating and improving the District transportation facility; and acquiring related fixtures and equipment.
West Salem $1,000,000.00

Issue Debt

Renovating and improving the District swimming pool and pool house; and acquiring related fixtures, furnishings and equipment.
Westby Area $2,995,000.00

Issue Debt

Issue debt for paying for the cost of constructing and equipping a Performing Arts Center.
Winneconne Community $12,500,000.00

Issue Debt

paying the cost of a school building improvement program – addition to and renovation of the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) facilities and construction of related improvements; addition of an auditorium; acquiring furniture, fixtures & equipment.
Winneconne Community $1,200,000.00

NR – 2017

for purposes of paying operation and maintenance expenses relating to facilities for the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) programs and the auditorium at Winneconne High School