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Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Ballot Questions
The following list includes constitutional amendments, county, municipal, and school district questions.

Anoka
CITY OF RAMSEY - Question No. 1
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to require that four Council Members be elected from wards and two elected at large?
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to require that four Council Members be elected from wards and two elected at large?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Question No. 2
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to require a primary election for the selection of two nominees for each elective office at the regular municipal election, unless two nominees or fewer file for each elective office?
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to require a primary election for the selection of two nominees for each elective office at the regular municipal election, unless two nominees or fewer file for each elective office?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Question No. 3
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended by the adoption of Chapter 15 which permits the City Council by Resolution to adopt and amend the City''s Comprehensive Plan by a majority vote of all its members, as opposed to a 2/3 vote of all its members?
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended by the adoption of Chapter 15 which permits the City Council by Resolution to adopt and amend the City''s Comprehensive Plan by a majority vote of all its members, as opposed to a 2/3 vote of all its members?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Question No. 4
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to provide that the required number of signatures for initiative and referendum petitions be increased from at least ten percent to at least twenty percent of the registered voters at the time of the last citywide election?
Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to provide that the required number of signatures for initiative and referendum petitions be increased from at least ten percent to at least twenty percent of the registered voters at the time of the last citywide election?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Advisory Question No. 1
By vote of the electorate in 1996, the Mayor's term was increased from two years to four years. Pursuant to an advisory question in 2000, the electorate recommended that a majority of the City Council be elected every two years. Under State law, Council Member terms can only be four years; however, the Mayor's term can be either two years or four years. Do you now favor reducing the Mayor's term to two years in order that the majority of the City Council is elected every two years?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Advisory Question No. 2
The current Comprehensive Plan Draft proposes a bridge crossing over the Mississippi River between the cities of Ramsey and Dayton. Do you support the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River?

CITY OF RAMSEY - Advisory Question No. 3
Do you want a Town Center with restaurants, shopping and other amenities along the Highway 10 Corridor?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 11 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved? The board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 has proposed to increase its general education revenue by the following amounts: $590 per resident marginal cost pupil unit for taxes payable in 2002; $613.60 for taxes payable in 2003; $638.14 for taxes payable in 2004; $663.67 for taxes payable in 2005; $690.22 for taxes payable in 2006; $717.83 for taxes payable in 2007; $746.54 for taxes payable in 2008; and $776.40 for taxes payable in 2009. 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 .1995% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year the new authorization would be levied and of approximately .1687% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2009, the last year the new authorization would be levied. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 14 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 14 be approved? The board of Independent School District No. 14 (Fridley Public Schools), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $395.47 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .12875% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 15 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 15 be approved?
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 15 be approved? The Board of Independent School District No. 15 has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $214 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .0541% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for taxes payable in 2002, 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.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 16 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by Board of Independent School District No. 16 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by Board of Independent School District No. 16 be approved? The board of Independent School District No. 16 (Spring Lake Park), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $415 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .12030% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 728 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 728 be approved?
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 728 be approved? The board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area School District), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $526.75 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 0.17736% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year the authorization is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provide by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 831 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to replace the existing referendum authority of $318.19 per resident marginal cost pupil unit, which will cease to exist in 2002, with a new authorization of $650.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.21412% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the District for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Chisago
SCHOOL DISTRICT 831 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to replace the existing referendum authority of $318.19 per resident marginal cost pupil unit, which will cease to exist in 2002, with a new authorization of $650.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.21412% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the District for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Cook
SCHOOL DISTRICT 166 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
The school board of Independent School District No.166 (Cook County Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $340 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .09139% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. 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. 166 be approved?

Hennepin
SCHOOL DISTRICT 11 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 be approved? The board of Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11 has proposed to increase its general education revenue by the following amounts: $590 per resident marginal cost pupil unit for taxes payable in 2002; $613.60 for taxes payable in 2003; $638.14 for taxes payable in 2004; $663.67 for taxes payable in 2005; $690.22 for taxes payable in 2006; $717.83 for taxes payable in 2007; $746.54 for taxes payable in 2008; and $776.40 for taxes payable in 2009. 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 .1995% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year the new authorization would be levied and of approximately .1687% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2009, the last year the new authorization would be levied. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Ramsey
CITY OF ROSEVILLE - Question 1
Shall the proposed new charter be adopted?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 621 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 621 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 621 be approved? APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION to increase its general education revenue by $506.29 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the additional revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.2102% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the School District for taxes payable in 2002, the first year the new authorization would be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 622 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 622 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 622 be approved? The board of Independent School District No. 622 (North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $498 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .139% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Scott
CITY OF SAVAGE - Question No. 1
Bond issue proposal. Shall the city of Savage, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 to finance the acquisition of land and the renovation, construction and equipping of facilities for community center, fire protection and recreational purposes?


ISD No. 719 Ballot Question No. 1
NOT AVAILABLE

SCHOOL DISTRICT 720 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. Revocation of existing referendum revenue authorization; approval of new authorization. The board of Independent School District No. 720 (Shakopee), has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization that would increase its general education revenue by $579 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .1669% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six 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. 720 be approved?

Washington
SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION The Board of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $492 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .16823% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. 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. 200 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 622 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 622 be approved?
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 622 be approved? The board of Independent School District No. 622 (North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $498 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .139% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 831 - Question No. 1
Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to replace the existing referendum authority of $318.19 per resident marginal cost pupil unit, which will cease to exist in 2002, with a new authorization of $650.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.21412% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the District for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 832 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION The school board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $397 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the portion of the school district?s prior authorization which has expired. 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 .13465% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. 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. 832 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 832 - Question No. 2
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE AND DOWN PAYMENT LEVY The school board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi Public Schools) has proposed a project for a phased program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition of land for a future school site; the renovation, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of additional classrooms and improvements to various school district sites and facilities; and the acquisition and installation of improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities. The estimated total cost of the project is approximately $15,200,000. The project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Children, Families and Learning. To provide funds for a portion of the project costs, the board has proposed to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $12,200,000. To provide funds for the remaining portion of the project costs, the school board has proposed a down payment levy in the amount of 2.73% times the next tax capacity of the school district. The proposed down payment levy will raise approximately $300,000 for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the issuance of the general obligation school building bonds and the down payment levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 832 also be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 832 - Question No. 3
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE SWIMMING POOL If School District Ballot Questions 1 and 2 are approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi Public Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,975,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school facilities, including the construction and equipping of a swimming pool addition to the middle school facility?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 833 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $378.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .12335% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. 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. 833 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 833 - Question No. 2
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by $126.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. 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 .04119% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the school district for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight (8) 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. 833 also be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT 834 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION The School Board of Independent School District No. 834, Stillwater Area Schools has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $613.80 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations for the benefit of all of the students of Stillwater Area Schools. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.17130% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for taxes payable in 2002, 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.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 2144 - Question No. 1
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION The Board of Independent School District No. 2144, Chisago Lakes, has proposed to replace the existing referendum authority of $415.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit, which will cease to exist in 2002, with a new authority of $400.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .12209% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the District for taxes payable in 2002, the first year it is to be levied. 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. 2144 be approved?