School Referenda on April 4 Ballot

school_referendumsThere are 65 referenda statewide scheduled for the April 4 election.  Here is the list courtesy of the Department of Public Instruction Referendum website: These include:

  • 29 Referenda to issue debt (Total of $685,370,000)
  • 12 Recurring referenda
  • 24 Non-recurring referenda

District Name

Total Amount

Type

Brief Description

Amery

$1,900,000.00

RR – 2017 Referendum to exceed revenue cap commencing with the 2017-18 school year by an amount of $1,900,000.
Arrowhead UHS

$36,680,000.00

Issue Debt To issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $36,680,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a campus-wide school building and improvement program consisting of:  renovations to instructional areas, classrooms, special education, and design, engineering and manufacturing areas; site and storm water management improvements; security, life safety and building and technology infrastructure updates; storage areas and a new science lab as additions to the existing school buildings; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment..
Barron Area

$7,000,000.00

Issue Debt General obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 for the purpose of remodeling the current gymnasium and adding another gymnasium at the High School.
Bonduel

$3,000,000.00

NR – 2017 To exceed the revenue cap by $1,000,000 annually for three years for operating expenses.
Burlington Area

$68,300,000.00

Issue Debt Constructing and equipping a new middle school, and district-wide building and infrastructure improvements
Burlington Area

$11,700,000.00

Issue Debt Constructing and equipping additional gym and athletic space at the high school
Burlington Area

$14,400,000.00

Issue Debt Constructing and equipping a new performing arts center
Cameron

$1,025,000.00

RR – 2017 Operational referendum for recurring purposes consisting of classroom resources and supplies, classroom technology related expenses, transportation and maintenance expenses, and to maintain adequate staffing levels.
Clintonville

$24,900,000.00

Issue Debt $24.9M bond issue to build a new elementary school.
Cuba City

$6,400,000.00

Issue Debt Middle School Addition and Remodeling of Elementary School
Cuba City

$4,900,000.00

Issue Debt School building and improvement program consisting of construction of a gymnasium addition at the High School.
Denmark

$14,900,000.00

Issue Debt Referendum Debt Issue of general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $14,900,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school improvement program at District
Denmark

$2,775,000.00

NR – 2017 AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO
EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT BY $925,000 A YEAR FOR
THREE YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
Eleva-Strum

$12,000,000.00

Issue Debt The construction, furnishing and equipping of a new pre-K through grade 5 elementary school wing attached to Central Middle/High School; and renovations, capital maintenance and building infrastructure improvements, site improvements and acquisition of furnishings and equipment at Central Middle/High School.
Eleva-Strum

$2,100,000.00

NR – 2017 Funding will be used for ongoing maintenance and educational programming.
Grafton

$39,930,000.00

Issue Debt Issue General Obligation Bonds not to exceed $39,930,000 for the purpose of paying for improvements to all District buildings and grounds including additions and remodeling at the high school; remodeling and additions to the Woodview and Kennedy Elementary Schools; razing and removing the Grafton Elementary School; constructing a new District maintenance building; renovations to the District offices; District-wide site work and infrastructure upgrades; and equipment acquisition related to said projects.
Green Bay Area

$165,000,000.00

NR – 2017 Question #1: Authorization to exceed the revenue limit on a non-recurring basis of 10 years by $16,500,000 to allow the District to approach the state average consisting of: maintaining educational programming and class sizes; and retaining staff
Green Bay Area

$68,250,000.00

Issue Debt Question #2: Authorization to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $68,250,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a district-wide school building and facilities improvement plan consisting of: reconstruction of Baird Elementary School; additions, renovations and improvements to increase capacity, to provide safe and secure entrances and offices at multiple elementary schools, and to improve instructional, support and community service space; renovations and improvements for fine arts facilities; and acquisition of related furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Hayward Community

$10,000,000.00

NR – 2017 To exceed revenue limit by $2,000,000 for 5 years on a non-recurring basis for educational programs and services.
Holmen

$900,000.00

NR – 2017 Holmen High School site improvements: expanding student and guest parking (+145), constructing on-site access drives to alleviate traffic congestion, and develop two physical education/athletic fields.
Holmen

$300,000.00

NR – 2017 Construction of additional seating and installing of a multi-purpose synthetic turf at Empire Stadium. Partially funded by a non-recurring referendum to exceed the revenue limits. Larger share of the funding from private grants/gifts/donations & advertising secured through community fund raising in the amount estimated at $1,014,000.
Holmen

$2,848,203.00

NR – 2017 Safety and Security capital improvements: digitally controlled door access and locking systems, school main entries reconstructed to be two-state passages, security camera surveillance systems at schools and public street development to relieve school traffic congestion at the intersection of Briggs and McHugh Road.
Howard-Suamico

$4,000,000.00

RR – 2017 Exceed Revenue Cap by $4m
Hustisford

$5,825,000.00

Issue Debt School improvement project at district facilities, for remodeling, renovation, and modernization including additional classrooms and a gymnasium at the elementary school.
Little Chute Area

$1,375,000.00

NR – 2017 Authorize the school district to exceed revenue limit by $275,000 per year for five years for technology.
Little Chute Area

$17,770,000.00

Issue Debt Paying the cost of a school building and improvement program at the Intermediate/Middle/High School campus – includes infrastructure and site improvements, renovations and remodeling of specified areas, and construction of an addition
Mayville

$24,500,000.00

Issue Debt Referendum not to exceed $24,500,000 for the construction, equipping and furnishing of additions to the Mayville High School, including new Agricultural Science and Technical Education classrooms and new physical education facilities; site improvements at Mayville High School; and renovations and infrastructure improvements and safety and security upgrades at Parkview Elementary School, Mayville Middle School and Mayville High School.
Menomonee Falls

$6,400,000.00

NR – 2017 RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A REFERENDUM ELECTION
ON THE QUESTION OF THE APPROVAL
OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET
TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT
FOR THREE YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
(ENDING IN THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR)
Mosinee

$35,000,000.00

Issue Debt
Mosinee

$5,200,000.00

Issue Debt
Mosinee

$1,100,000.00

Issue Debt
Mosinee

$159,836.00

RR – 2018
Mount Horeb Area

$38,500,000.00

Issue Debt Additions and remodeling for secure entrances at our District’s schools; additions and renovations for new classroom and academic space, and an expanded cafeteria at the High School; roof replacement and HVAC upgrades at the Middle School; and other capital improvements and building infrastructure improvements at District facilities. Included are the acquisition of related furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Necedah Area

$800,000.00

RR – 2017
North Fond Du Lac

$27,000,000.00

Issue Debt Authorizing General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $27,000,000 for renovations to Early Learning Center and Friendship Learning Center and addition to Friendship Learning Center.
North Fond Du Lac

$2,500,000.00

Issue Debt Authorizing General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 for renovations to Bessie Allen Middle School and Horace Mann High School
Oconto Falls

$11,500,000.00

NR – 2017 Excess revenues to be used to fund bussing, improve/maintain educational technology, update curriculum, and support/maintain facilities and operations.
Osceola

$3,800,000.00

RR – 2017 RESOLUTION TO EXCEED REVENUE CAP
COMMENCING WITH
THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR
Pardeeville Area

$11,935,000.00

Issue Debt Building Referendum
Pardeeville Area

$130,000.00

RR – 2018 Exceed the Revenue Control on a Recurring Basis
Pardeeville Area

$3,400,000.00

NR – 2018 Exceed the Revenue Control on a Non-Recurring Basis
Parkview

$1,050,000.00

NR – 2017 Authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $350,000 a year, for non-recurring purposes during the 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-2020 school years.
Pecatonica Area

$325,000.00

RR – 2017 $325,000 recurring for operational expenses, deferred maintenance projects, technology and curriculum improvements.
Riverdale

$3,000,000.00

NR – 2017 Exceed revenue limits by $600,000 on a non-recurring basis.
Rosholt

$735,000.00

NR – 2018 For the purpose of maintaining the present level of programming and operations in the District.
Rosholt

$700,000.00

RR – 2017 For the purpose of maintaining the present level of programming and operations in the District.
Saint Croix Falls

$5,200,000.00

Issue Debt To pay for the cost of school improvement and maintenance program at District facilities and grounds.
Salem

$3,010,000.00

NR – 2017 Exceed the revenue limit by $870,000 for the 2017-2018 school year, by $1,070,000 for the 2018-2019 school year, and by $1,070,000 for the 2019-2020 school year, for non-recurring purposes consisting of general operating costs associated with maintaining the current levels of educational programming, technology, and facilities.
Seymour Community

$1,860,000.00

RR – 2018 Exceed the revenue
limits on a recurring
basis
Southern Door County

$1,872,000.00

NR – 2017 Ongoing operational expenses necessary to maintain current educational programs.
Southwestern Wisconsin

$10,000,000.00

Issue Debt To address deferred maintenance issues, install secure entrances, add additional classroom space/wing to accommodate the Middle School moving to the High School, band room addition, gym-atorium for performances and upgrade facilities to provide a 21st century learning environment.
Southwestern Wisconsin

$2,500,000.00

Issue Debt Update and redesign our athletic facilities to add a track around the football field, add concession stand with restrooms, and improve the baseball and softball fields.
Thorp

$4,500,000.00

Issue Debt Operation and maintenance of existing building and construction of three building additions.
Thorp

$3,200,000.00

Issue Debt Construction of activity center for fine arts performances and youth athletic practices.
Tomahawk

$12,000,000.00

NR – 2017 $3M/year for 4 years.
Turtle Lake

$4,631,000.00

NR – 2017 To exceed revenue cap for non-recurring purposes consisting of education for students, operations and deferred maintenance projects.
Verona Area

$162,760,000.00

Issue Debt Construction of new high school and auditorium, renovation and reconfiguration of current Verona Area High School and Badger Ridge Middle School, district-wide capital and building infrastructure improvements and repairs and acquisition of related furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Verona Area

$18,520,000.00

Issue Debt Construction and equipping of a swimming pool, competition athletic fields and related facilities on the new high school site.
Verona Area

$2,289,747.00

RR – 2020 Exceed the revenue limit by $2,289,747 for the 2020-2021 school year and thereafter for recurring purposes consisting of operational expenses for new district facilities and grounds.
Wabeno Area

$8,000,000.00

NR – 2017
Wabeno Area

$300,000.00

NR – 2017
Washington

$1,109,000.00

NR – 2017 For the support of ongoing educational programs and services in order to provide quality opportunities for each student to achieve his or her academic and personal potential.
West Allis

$12,500,000.00

NR – 2017 An operational referendum to cover rising costs of expenses, retention of staff, and develop new programming.
Wisconsin Heights

$4,111,202.00

NR – 2017 Two year non-recurring purpose – Exceed Revenue cap for general operating costs
Yorkville J2

$490,000.00

RR – 2017 Exceed revenue cap by $490,000 on a recurring basis, beginning 2017-2018 school year, for operations, maintenance, technology and academic programs.