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Anoka
School District Question 1 (ISD #11)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 has proposed to renew the $1,044 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #11)
CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION FOR TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS FOR SCHOOL INSTRUCTION
The board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 has also proposed a capital project levy authorization of 1.55% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of software and technology for school instruction. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $3,000,000 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $30,000,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #11)
ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO MAINTAIN STABILITY OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
The board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $260 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #12)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 12 (Centennial), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $275 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four (4) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 12 (Centennial) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #14)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 14 (Fridley Public Schools) has proposed to renew the $412.52 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 14 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 2 (ISD #14)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 14 (Fridley Public Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 5.47% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for needed facility maintenance and technology projects. This authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $741,004 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $7,410,040. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 14 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO RENEW AN EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECTS REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #16)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 16 (Spring Lake Park), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($524.58 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $524.58 would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 16 (Spring Lake Park) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 2 (ISD #16)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The School Board of Independent School District No. 16 (Spring Lake Park), Minnesota has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.96% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the costs of technology maintenance, replacement of outdated technology, improving access to current technology, and facility and equipment maintenance. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,065,985 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for eight (8) years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $8,600,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If Question 1 above is approved, shall the capital project levy proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 16 (Spring Lake Park) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
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Beltrami
School District Question 1 (ISD #38)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT TO INCUR INDEBTEDNESS WITH A MAXIMUM EFFORT CAPITAL LOAN
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake Minnesota be authorized to incur indebtedness of the District in the amount not to exceed $32,586,000 for the purpose of Building, Renovations, Additions, Remodeling, and Demolition to the High School, Middle School, Red Lake and Ponemah Elementary Schools and Red Lake Early Childhood Center by applying for a loan from the State of Minnesota’s maximum effort school loan fund in such amount as may be available to the District? APPROVAL OF THIS QUESTION DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL RECEIVE A CAPITAL LOAN FROM THE STATE.  THE LOAN MUST BE APPROVED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE AND IS DEPENDENT ON AVAILABLE FUNDING.  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU MAY BE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #31)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $13,000,000 for acquisition and betterment of school facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Benton
School District Question 1 (ISD #51)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($235 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $235 would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 2 (ISD #51)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $50 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight (8) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 3 (ISD #51)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $118 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight (8) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 51 (Foley) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #47)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 47 (Sauk Rapids-Rice), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $190 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 47 (Sauk Rapids-Rice) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #47)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION FOR TECHNOLOGY
The board of Independent School District No. 47 (Sauk Rapids-Rice), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $190 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  If Question 1 above is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 47 (Sauk Rapids-Rice) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Blue Earth
School District Question 1 (ISD #77)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 77 (Mankato Area Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of .8889% times the net tax capacity of the school district.  This authorization would renew a portion of the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase and installation of software and technology equipment, the support and maintenance of technology and the training of staff in the use of technology.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2013, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013.  The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $3,500,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 77 be approved?
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Brown
School District Question 1 (ISD #84)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 84 (Sleepy Eye) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $750 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 84 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #84)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR TECHNOLOGY
The board of Independent School District No. 84 (Sleepy Eye) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by $250 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 84 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #88)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $725.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Carlton
School District Question 1 (ISD #91)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 91 (BARNUM) HAS PROPOSED TO INCREASE ITS GENERAL EDUCATION REVENUE BY $400 PER PUPIL.  A PORTION OF THIS PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD REPLACE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING AUTHORIZATION OF $200.19 WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE AFTER TAXES PAYABLE IN 2011.  THE PROPOSED NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR TEN YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE INCREASE IN REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 91 BE APPROVED? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #94)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SHCOOL DISTRICT NO. 94, CLOQUET, HAS PROPOSED TO RENEW ITS EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION OF $97.61 PER PUPIL, WHICH IS SET TO EXPIRE IN 2011.  THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR TEN (10) YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE INCREASE IN REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 94 BE APPROVED? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #99)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL
The existing referendum levy authority of Independent School District No. 99 (Esko) is expiring.  The School Board of Independent School District No. 99 (Esko) proposes to extend the expiring general education revenue by $___.00 per pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ____ years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 99 (Esko) be approved? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting to extend and existing property tax referendum that is scheduled to expire.

School District Question 2 (ISD #99)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE
The School Board of Independent School District No. 99 (Esko) proposes to increase its general education revenue by $341 per pupil unit, increased annually by the rate of inflation.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ___ years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 99 (Esko) be approved? By voting "yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

School District Question 3 (ISD #99)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BOND
If question 1 or question 2 is approved, shall Independent School District No. 99 (Esko), Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $___________ to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of District school sites and facilities, including , but not limited to athletic facilities and sites? By voting "yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

School District Question 2 (ISD #94)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 94, CLOQUET, HAS PROPOSED TO INCREASE ITS REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION BY AN ADDITIONAL $275.00 PER PUPIL.  THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR TEN YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE INCREASE IN REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 94 BE APPROVED? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #97)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 97 (MOOSE LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS) HAS PROPOSED TO INCREASE ITS GENERAL EDUCATION REVENUE BY $450 PER PUPIL.  A PORTION OF THIS PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD REPLACE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING AUTHORIZATION OF $250.21 PER PUPIL WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRED TO EXPIRE AFTER TAXES PAYABLE IN 2011.  THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR TEN YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE INCREASE IN THE REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SHCOOL DISTRICT NO. 97 BE APPROVED? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Carver
School District Question 1 (ISD #111)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 111 (Watertown-Mayer) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil.  A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization of $242.19 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 111 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #112)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 112 (Eastern Carver County Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of 3.37% times the net tax capacity of the school district.  The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities and the purchase of instructional equipment.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,983,800 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years.  The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $19,838,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 112 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING  FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #110)
APPROVAL OF BONDS FOR PURCHASE OF LAND AND ATHLETIC FIELDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 110, Waconia, be authorized to issue its general obligation school bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition of land and construction of athletic fields? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #110)
APPROVAL OF BONDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND UPGRADES
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 110, Waconia, be authorized to issue its general obligation school bonds in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of a new elementary school, expansion of fiber optic lines, and upgrades to other school buildings? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Cass
School District Question 1 (ISD #2174)
APPROVING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2174 (Pine River-Backus Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,260,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of an early childhood education addition to the existing elementary school facility; the construction and equipping of an athletic/multipurpose addition to the existing high school facility; and the construction and equipping of a new bus storage and transportation maintenance center? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2174)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2174 (Pine River-Backus Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1.02 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2174 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Chippewa
School District Question 1 (ISD #129)
APPROVE INCREASED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum levy authorization of $505.35 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new authorization of $700.00 per pupil, effective for taxes payable in 2012. The proposed replacement authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #129)
APPROVAL OF NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, the School Board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Schools) has proposed to further increase its general education revenue by a maximum of $200.00 per pupil first effective for taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning in taxes payable year 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the additional increase in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Schools) also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Chisago
School District Question 1 (ISD #138)
REVENUE TO SUPPORT BASIC ACADEMICS AND PROTECT CLASS SIZES
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for three years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Crow Wing
School District Question 1 (ISD #181)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 181 (Brainerd Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $199.24 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 181 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #181)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 181 (Brainerd Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 181 also be approved?  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Dakota
School District Question 1 (ISD #197)
RENEW AND INCREASE EXPIRING REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 197 (West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $362.63, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2011, and to increase such authorization by $376.16 per pupil.  The new authorization amount of $738.79 per pupil proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2012. This amount would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute, provided that actual referendum revenue authorization for any year would not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewed and increased referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 197 (West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #200)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $690 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 200 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #199)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 199 (Inver Grove Heights Community Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.545% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the purchase and installation of curricular materials, software and technology and the support and maintenance of technology.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $700,000 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years.  The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $7,000,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education.  Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 199 be approved?   BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 3 (ISD #199)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 199 (Inver Grove Heights Community Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $372 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 199 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #191)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 191 (Burnsville-Eagan-Savage) has proposed to renew the $845.68 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. . Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 191 (Burnsville-Eagan-Savage) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #199)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 199 (Inver Grove Heights Community Schools) has proposed to renew the $480.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 199 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Fillmore
School District Question 1 (ISD #238)
RENEW EXPIRING REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,207.96 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2011.  The renewed authorization amount of $1,207.96 per pupil proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of expiring referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Goodhue
School District Question 1 (ISD #2172)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.24 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2172 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2172)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $173.76 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2172 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #253)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Independent School District #253, Goodhue, Minnesota’s current voter-approved levy of $126 per pupil is expiring. The Board of Education hereby determines and declares it necessary to replace the expiring levy with one of $500 per pupil.  The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The authority will exist for 10 years beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall Independent School District No. 253 be authorized to replace its expiring 10 year levy referendum of $126 per pupil with one of $500 per pupil for 10 years? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #255)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 255 (Pine Island Public Schools ) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $500 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 255 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #255)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School district No. 255 (Pine Island Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall The increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 255 also be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #252)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 252 (Cannon Falls Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $950 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for three years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 252 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Grant
School District Question 1 (ISD #264)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 264 (Herman-Norcross Community Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,100.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent Sxhool District No. 264 be approved?
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Hennepin
School District Question 3 (ISD #277)
APPROVING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE:DEFERRED MAINTENANCE OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
If School District Ballot Question 2 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 277 (Westonka) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an additional amount not to exceed $6,600,000 to provide funds for a phased program of repair and betterment of school sites and facilities, including safety and security improvements, accessibility improvements and improvements to the learning environment at various school district facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #273)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 273 (Edina Public Schools) has proposed to renew the $400.15 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The school district's actual referendum revenue for any year shall not exceed the statutory maximum for that year.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 273 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #273)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 273 (Edina Public Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 5.237% times the net tax capacity of the school district.  A portion of this new authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $4,500,000 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied.  The proposed authorization would be applicable for ten years and the estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $45,000,000. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to cover the following costs: ·        purchase and installation of classroom equipment; ·        purchase and installation of software and technology equipment; ·        costs related to server infrastructure and wireless and wired network enhancements; ·        costs related to support and maintenance of technology; and ·        costs related to training staff in the use of technology. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 273 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #277)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION: OPERATING LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 277 (Westonka) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $573.46 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 277 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #277)
APPROVING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE: DEFERRED MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 277 (Westonka) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $23,325,000 to provide funds for a phased program of repair and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading and improvement of roofs, parking lots, mechanical/electrical systems, building exteriors and technology infrastructure at various school district facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #278)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 278 (Orono Public Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization of 2.539% times the net tax capacity of the school district.  This authorization would renew the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities and the purchase of instructional equipment.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $896,000 for taxes payable in 2013, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013.  The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $8,960,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 278 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO RENEW AN EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECTS REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #280)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION.
The board of Independent School District No. 280 (Richfield) has proposed to revoke $301.40 per pupil of the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $717.40 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for then years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 280 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Hubbard
School District Question 1 (ISD #308)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 308, Nevis, has proposed to replace its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $126.47 per pupil with a new referendum revenue authorization of $252 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 308 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #308)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 308, Nevis, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $225 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 308 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Kandiyohi
School District Question 1 (ISD #345)
APPROVAL OF TECHNOLOGY PROJECT LEVY
Shall the technology project levy proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 0345 (New London-Spicer Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. Information:  The proposed project consists of the acquisition of assistive technology equipment, other technology equipment for classroom instruction and technology equipment for student use in the classroom and payment of personnel costs directly related to the equipment.  The estimated total cost of the project is $1,500,000.  The project has received a positive review and consent from the Commissioner of Education.  The maximum amount of the project levy as a percentage of net tax capacity of the District is 3.6721%.  The amount that will be raised by that local tax rate in the first year it is to be levied is $500,000.  Three years is the maximum number of years the levy authorization will apply.

School District Question 1 (ISD #347)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 347 (Willmar Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $498.49 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 347 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Kittson
School District Question 1 (ISD #2358)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2358 (Tri-County Public School) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $800 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,250 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. "Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2358 be approved?"  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Lac Qui Parle
School District Question 1 (ISD #378)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 378, Dawson-Boyd, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $302.32 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $990 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 378 be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Le Sueur
School District Question 1 (ISD #391)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 391 (Cleveland Public School) has proposed to renew the $351.81 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 391 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #391)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 391 (Cleveland Public School) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 391 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2397)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (LeSueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $300 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013 and to replace such authorization with a new authorization of $650 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (LeSueur-Henderson) be approved?

School District Question 2 (ISD #2397)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (LeSueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $150 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If Question 1 above is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (LeSueur-Henderson) be approved? .
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Lyon
School District Question 1 (ISD #413)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 413 (Marshall Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $675 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 413 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #413)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 413 (Marshall Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $150 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 413 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Mcleod
School District Question 1 (ISD #2859)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2859 (Glencoe-Silver Lake Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $727.36 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2859 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU  ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2859)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2859 (Glencoe-Silver Lake Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $17,995,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #423)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 423, Hutchinson, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $127.19 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 423 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #424)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 424  (Lester Prairie), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,210,000, for acquisition and betterment of school facilities? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Marshall
School District Question 1 (ISD #447)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 447 (Grygla) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,000 per pupil. The proposed referendum authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the Increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 447 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #2856)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZING; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2856 (Stephen-Argyle Central Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,000 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $2,000 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2856 be approved?

School District Question 1 (ISD #441)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 441 (Marshall County Central) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,000 per pupil. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization of $200.44 which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by by the board of Independent School District No. 441 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY INCREASE.
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Martin
School District Question 1 (ISD #458)
REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 458 (Truman Public Schools) has proposed to renew the portion of the school district's referendum authorization of $256.81 per pupil.  This proposed referendum revenue authorization would extend the school district's prior authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The porposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Should the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 458 be approved? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting to extend and existing property tax referendum that is scheduled to expire.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2536)
REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 4536 (Granada Huntley-East Chain) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $900 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2536 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2752)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION/APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2752 (Fairmont Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013 and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,250 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2752 (Fairmont Area Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 2 (ISD #2752)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION FOR TECHNOLOGY
The Board of Independent School District No. 2752 (Fairmont Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $150 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School No. 2752 (Fairmont Area Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Mille Lacs
School District Question 1 (ISD #480)
APPROVING ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT OBLIGATIONS
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 480 (Onamia) be authorized to issue its general obligation school district obligations in an amount not to exceed $13,125,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the remodeling of educational space and the repair and replacement of the HVAC system at the secondary school facility?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase the school district's general education referendum revenue authorization by $400 per pupil.  The proposed increase in referendum revenue authorization would begin with taxes payable in 2012 and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
If a majority of the voters in Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Schools) approve the increase in the revenue authorization proposed in School District Ballot Question 1, the School Board of said School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed additional referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the additional increase in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #477)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 477 (Princeton) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $325.00 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 477 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Morrison
School District Question 1 (ISD #485)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 485, Royalton Public Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 6 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 485 be approved?

School District Question 1 (ISD #487)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 487, Upsala Area Schools, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $950 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 487 be approved?
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Mower
School District Question 1 (ISD #492)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,900,000, for acquisition and betterment of school facilities? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #497)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION.
The board of Independent School District No. 0497 (Lyle Public School District) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $840.01 per pupil.  The existing revenue referendum authority is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 0497 be aprroved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Nicollet
School District Question 1 (ISD #508)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 508 (St Peter), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $301.45 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012 and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $551.45 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

School District Question 1 (ISD #507)
APPROVAL OF RENEWED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 507 (Nicollet Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $800.00 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed renewal of referendum revenue authorization would begin with taxes payable in 2012 and would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 507 (Nicollet Schools) be approved?

School District Question 2 (ISD #507)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
If a majority of the voters in Independent School District No. 507 (Nicollet Schools) approve the renewal of the revenue authorization proposed in School District Ballot Question 1, the School Board of said School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300.00 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed additional referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the additional increase in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 507 also be approved?
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Norman
School District Question 1 (ISD #2854)
APPROVAL OF RENEWED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 2854 (Ada-Borup Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $400.91 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2011. The proposed renewal of referendum revenue authorization would begin with taxes payable in 2012 and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 2854 (Ada-Borup Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Olmsted
School District Question 1 (ISD #531)
REVENUE TO PROTECT CLASS SIZES AND AVOID FUTURE BUDGET CUTS
The board of Independent School District No.531 (Byron) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $290 per pupil. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization of $126.10 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 531 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #533)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 533 (Dover-Eyota) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.79 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 533 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #227)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 227 (Chatfield Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $350.77 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 227 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #227)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 227 (Chatfield Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $250 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 227 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Otter Tail
School District Question 1 (ISD #548)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 548 (Pelican Rapids), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $600 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 548 (Pelican Rapids) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #553)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 553 (New York Mills), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $75 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four (4) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 553 (New York Mills)be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #542)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 542 (Battle Lake Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $975 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 542 be approved?  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #545)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATIONS
The board of Independent School District No. 545 (Henning Public Schools) has proposed to renew for ten (10) years the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $408.22 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011, and renew for nine (9) years the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $612.32 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. These proposed referendum revenue authorizations would be applicable in the aggregate amount of $1,020.54 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 545 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUMS THAT ARE SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham-Dent), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $695 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four (4) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham-Dent) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Pennington
School District Question 2 (ISD #564)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS FOR LONG RANGE FACILITIES PLAN
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 564, Thief River Falls, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $54,155,864 for the betterment of school facilities, including educational adequacy, classroom space, efficiency, safety, security, technology, and mechanical improvements to Lincoln High School, Franklin Middle School, Challenger Elementary School, and Northwest Area Learning Center and the District Service Center? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #564)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 564, Thief River Falls, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $622 per pupil and replace that authorization and its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $126 per pupil with a new authorization of $748 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 564 be approved?
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Pine
School District Question 1 (ISD #2580)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2580 (East Central) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $120 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2580 be approved? BY VOTING YES ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 2 (ISD #2580)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School DIstrict No. 2580 (East Central) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2580 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #2580)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2580 (East Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of improvements to district facilities; and the acquisition of technology, curriculum materials, equipment and school buses, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

School District Question 1 (ISD #577)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School DIstrict No. 577 (Willow River) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.32 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 577 be approved? BY VOTING YES ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Polk
School District Question 1 (ISD #592)
REFERENDUM APPROVAL OF EXISTING AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 592 (Climax Shelly) has proposed to extend its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1931.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The levy for taxable property in the school district would become effective for taxes when the existing levy expires. The proposed new referendum would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

School District Question 1 (ISD #593)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 593, Crookston Public Schools, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by $1,000 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

School District Question 2 (ISD #593)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION FOR MAINTAINING THE POOL
The Board of Independent School District No.593, Crookston Public Schools, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $100 per pupil to maintain the Crookston Community Swimming Pool owned by District 593. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

School District Question 1 (ISD #595)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATIONS
The board of Independent School District No. 595 ( East Grand Forks), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $126.17 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $126.17 would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. The board of Independent School District No. 595 (East Grand Forks), Minnesota has also proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $500 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $500 would be applicable for nine (9) years beginning with taxes payable in 2013 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
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Ramsey
School District Question 1 (ISD #622)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 622 (North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($833.02 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $833.02 would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

School District Question 1 (ISD #624)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,580.36 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would change each year by the state determined rate of inflation and be applicable for six years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
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Redwood
School District Question 1 (ISD #2754)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2754 (Cedar Mountain) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $290.05 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2754 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2897)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2897 (Redwood Area Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2897 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2897)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2897 (Redwood Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $400 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2897 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #635)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 635 (Milroy) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,242 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,604.43 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 635 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Renville
School District Question 1 (ISD #2534)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION.
The board of Independent School District No. 2534(Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 6 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2534 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Rice
School District Question 1 (ISD #659)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 659 (Northfield Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,269.90 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,604.43 per pupil.  The school district's actual referendum revenue for any year shall not exceed the statutory maximum for that year.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 659 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #659)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 659 (Northfield Public Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization of 3.205% times the net tax capacity of the school district.  This authorization would renew the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013.  The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase and installation of software and technology equipment, the support and maintenance of technology, and the repair and betterment of school sites and facilities.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $750,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014.  The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $7,500,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of f School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 659 be approved? If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 659 be approved: BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO RENEW AN EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECTS REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Rock
School District Question 1 (ISD #2184)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2184 (Luverne Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $401.27 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2184 (Luverne Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Roseau
School District Question 1 (ISD #2683)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2683 (Greenbush-Middle River) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,135 per pupil.  A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's existing authorization of $640.70 which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #682)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for a phased program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including acquisition and installation of instructional equipment, textbooks, transportation vehicles, supplies and improved technology systems, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

School District Question 2 (ISD #682)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.04 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 682 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #682)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 2 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 682 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #690)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($126.75 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $126.75 would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 1 (ISD #676)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,500 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013 and to replace such authorization with a new authorization of $2,000 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
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St. Louis
CITY QUESTION 1 (Virginia)
CITY OF VIRGINIA CHARTER AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3.05
Shall Section 3.05 of the City Charter of the City of Virginia be amended to read as follows: "Provided further, that, for the purpose of this Section, relinquishing management or control of hospital buildings or grounds, or other health care facilities, is a sale. However, business mergers, partnerships, affiliations, sharing of services, leases, or other business relationships common in the management of health care facilities are not considered a sale, but such action requires both an affirmative 2/3 vote of the Hospital Commission and a 2/3 vote of the City Council."

School District Question 1 (ISD #700)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL
The existing referendum levy authority of Independent School District No. 700 (Hermantown) is expiring.  The School Board of Independent School District No. 700 (Hermantown) proposes to extend the expiring general education revenue by $1.00 per pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 700 (Hermantown) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #709)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $365.60 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $650.37 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 709 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #709)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $122.70 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 709 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #709)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Questions No. 1 and 2 are approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $98.15 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 709 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2154)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2154 (Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $335.95 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2154 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2154)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2154 (Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $364.05 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2154 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2711)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2711 (Mesabi East Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2711 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #704)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board hereby determines and declares that it is necessary and expedient for the school district to renew its existing referendum of $1.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit.  As provided by law, the ballot question must abbreviate the term “per resident marginal cost pupil unit” as “per pupil.”  The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations and the property tax portion thereof will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .000193% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the existing $1.00 referendum in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 704 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #706)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION EXTENSION
The board of Independent School District No. 706, Virginia Public Schools has proposed to extend its current general education revenue referendum scheduled to expire after the conclusion of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, at the existing amount of $ 800.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum of $800.00 per pupil scheduled to expire after the conclusion of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, be extended for seven (7) years, at $800.00 per pupil? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM AT THE SAME AMOUNT PER PUPIL AS IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

CITY QUESTION 1 (Duluth)
PROPOSITION
Should Chapter 2 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, be amended to create a fund denominated as the "Parks Fund" and should the city levy a special levy in the amount of $2,600,000 on the referendum market value of all real property in the city, said levy being 0.0472654% of said referendum market value, for the purpose of providing a dedicated funding source for parks and recreation facilities, recreation activities, and for implementation of the concepts addressed in the Duluth Parks and Recreation Master Plan dated December 2010, in accordance with the authority contained in Laws of Minnesota, 1953, Chapter 560, Section 1? A "YES" vote is in favor of creating the Parks Fund and authorizing a special levy for the purpose of providing a dedicated funding source for parks and recreation facilities, recreation activities, and for implementation of the concepts addressed in the Duluth Parks and Recreation Master Plan dated December 2010. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. A "NO" vote is a vote against creating the Parks Fund and against a special levy to support it.
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Scott
School District Question 1 (ISD #721)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 721 (New Prague Area Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $857 per pupil. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district’s existing authorization of $757 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 721 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Stearns
School District Question 1 (ISD #745)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 745, Albany, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $405 per pupil, which is scheduled to expire in 2013, and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 745 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 2 (ISD #745)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, The Board of Independent School District No. 745, Albany, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $150 per pupil. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 745 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #748)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 748 (Sartell-St. Stephen) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 per pupil. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district’s existing authorization of $301.63 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 748 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #748)
APPROVING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 748 (Sartell-St. Stephen) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,000,000 to provide funds for a phased program of repair and betterment of school sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #740)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 740, Melrose, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $700 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 740 be approved?

School District Question 1 (ISD #750)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 750 (ROCORI School District) has proposed to renew the $128.63 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increas in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 750 be approved?

School District Question 2 (ISD #750)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 750 (ROCORI School District) has also proposed to revoke $365.03 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $365.03 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increas each year by the rate of inflation and be aplicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
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Steele
School District Question 1 (ISD #761)
APPROVING ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $23,875,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of an addition to the Willow Creek school facility; and the acquisition of the Pillsbury campus and the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of improvements to that land and the existing facilities located thereon? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #761)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by $75 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #761)
APPROVING ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school buildling bonds in an amount not to exceed $675,000 to provide funds for the betterment of school sites and facilities, including the demolition of certain facilities on the Pillsbury campus?' BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Swift
School District Question 1 (ISD #777)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DSITRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School district No. 777 (Benson Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $650 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for four years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 777 be approved? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.
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Todd
School District Question 1 (ISD #2759)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2759 (Eagle Valley Public Schools) has proposed to revoke $500 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $807.08 per pupil.  A portion of this new authorization would renew the $307.08 per pupil portion of the school district's existing authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall a portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2759 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

School District Question 1 (ISD #787)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 787, Browerville Public School has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $ 126.18 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 787, Browerville Public School be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

School District Question 1 (ISD #2753)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2753 (Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $700 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2753 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
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Traverse
School District Question 1 (ISD #803)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 803 (Wheaton Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $844.34 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,392 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 803 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #803)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE FOR CURRICULUM AND TECHNOLOGY
The board of Independent School District No. 803 (Wheaton Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $128 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 803 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Waseca
School District Question 1 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $571.61 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2013, and to replace it with an increased authorization of $1,485.00 per pupil, first effective for taxes payable in 2012.  This authorization would constitute a net increase of $913.39 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 8 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the replacement and increase of revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INFLATIONARY ADJUSTMENT
If a majority of the voters in Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools) approve the replacement and increase in revenue authorization proposed in School District Ballot Question 1, the School Board of said School District has additionally proposed to annually adjust the increased authorization of $1,485.00 per pupil by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2013.  The proposed authorization would be applicable for 8 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the inflationary adjustment in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Washington
School District Question 1 (ISD #831)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($725 per pupil) that expires after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $725 would be applicable for eight (8) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake) be approved?

School District Question 1 (ISD #832)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi), Minnesota has proposed to renew a capital project levy that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 in the amount of 2.73%% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the costs of improving and repairing school sites and buildings and equipping school buildings with permanent attached fixtures, including the acquisition and installation of improved technology and technology systems. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $614,409.19 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten (10) years. The estimated total cost of the project to be funded over that time period is approximately $6,200.00. The project to be funded has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy renewal proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi) be approved?

School District Question 1 (ISD #834)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION;APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 834 (Stillwater Area Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $996.57 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,465 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for seven years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 834 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #834)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 834 (Stillwater Area Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of 1.25495% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase and installation of computers, printers, classroom audiovisual equipment and peripherals, interactive whiteboards, learning management systems, productivity and curriculum software, and staff development. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $982,300 for taxes payable in 2012, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $6,876,100. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 834 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 3 (ISD #834)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 834 (Stillwater Area Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $18,375,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation of existing and construction of new science labs at the Stillwater Area High School and the Oak-Land Junior High School facilities; the construction of new STEM labs at the Stillwater Area High School and the Oak-Land Junior High School facilities; and the updating of the HVAC systems at various systems at various school facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Watonwan
School District Question 1 (ISD #837)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1 APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 837 (Madelia) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
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Winona
School District Question 1 (ISD #858)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 858 (St Charles Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $300 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 858 by approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #857)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 857 (Lewiston-Altura), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($501.65 per pupil) that expires after taxes payable in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $501.65 would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 857 (Lewiston-Altura) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE
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Wright
School District Question 1 (ISD #877)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 877 (Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $379.44 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 877 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #2687)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUNTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed to renew the $50 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2013, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #885)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 885 (St. Michael-Albertville Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $695 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 885 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #879)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 879, Delano, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $426 per pupil and replace that authoriztion with a new authorization of $990 per pupil.  The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 879 by approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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