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Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 4, 2003
Ballot Questions
The following list includes constitutional amendments, county, municipal, and school district questions.

Anoka
CITY QUESTION 1 (City of Lino Lakes)
ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION AND LEVYING OF TAXES
Should the City of Lino Lakes be authorized to issue and sell its general obligation bonds in an aggregate amount not to exceed $3,615,000 to provide funds for the improvement and reconstruction of the streets shown in the capital improvement program for 2004 and 2005, and to pay 89% of the debt service on such bonds with a property tax levy on all taxable property in the city? The amount of taxes that would be raised in the first year of the property tax levy to pay the principal and interest on the bonds is estimated to be approximately $353,900 The maximum amount of increased levy is estimated to be approximately .03102% of the taxable market value of property in the city. The portion of debt service on the bonds not paid with a tax levy will be paid with special assessments levied against benefited properties

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0012)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION NO. 1 ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO AVOID MORE BUDGET CUTS
The School Board of Independent School District No. 12, (Centennial), has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $361.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The revenue will be used to finance school operations for the benefit of all of the students of Centennial Schools. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .068103% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 5 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0012)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (0012)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (0012)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0015)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0015)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (0015)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,200,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new elementary school facility in Hugo; the remodeling and improvement of the existing Hugo Elementary School facility; the construction of locker room improvements at the two high school facilities to comply with federal requirements; and the construction of improvements to the community theatre at the Central Middle School facility?BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOUARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0624)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a project for a program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities and the purchase of instructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and pianos and large musical instruments. To provide funds for the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.1126% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2004, 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 $5,000,000. 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 ofIndependent School District No. 624 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0831)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $223.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.02297901 % of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the School District for taxes payable in 2004, 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. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0831)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT REFERENDUM
Regardless of whether Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has also proposed a capital project to improve the School District’s technological resources. The proposed project has an estimated total cost of $10 million dollars. ($2 million dollars each year for five years). The proposed project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education. The maximum amount of the capital project levy as a percentage of net tax capacity is 6.107174%. This local tax rate will raise $2 million dollars in the first year it is to be levied. The proposed levy authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

Benton
CITY QUESTION 1 (City of St. Cloud)
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members, effective at the time of the regular City election in 2007, four of whom shall be resident members and three of whom shall be members at large?

Chisago
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0831)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $223.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.02297901 % of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the School District for taxes payable in 2004, 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. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0831)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT REFERENDUM
Regardless of whether Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has also proposed a capital project to improve the School District’s technological resources. The proposed project has an estimated total cost of $10 million dollars. ($2 million dollars each year for five years). The proposed project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education. The maximum amount of the capital project levy as a percentage of net tax capacity is 6.107174%. This local tax rate will raise $2 million dollars in the first year it is to be levied. The proposed levy authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

Dakota
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0006)
REVOCATION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVAL OF NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Special School District No. 6 (South St. Paul Public Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $232.52 per resident marginal cost pupil unit and to repolace that authorization with a new authorization that would increase its general education revenue by $869.57 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additonal 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 .23121% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year the new authorization would be levied. 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 revenue proposed by the board of Special School District No. 6 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0192)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM TO RESTORE, MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
The board of Independent School District No. 192 (Farmington) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $688.52 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 .19373% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduce as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 192 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0194)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $250 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 .08122% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 194 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0194)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $125 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 .04062% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four 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. 194 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0200)
REVOCATION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVAL OF NEW AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $110.19 per resident marginal cost pupil unit and to replace that authorization with a new authorization that would increase its general education revenue by $690 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 .16443% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first 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. 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. 200 be approved?

Hennepin
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0282)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to make a capital project levy for school technology improvements with an estimated total cost of $1,260,000. The project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Department of Education. To provide funds for project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy in the amount of .02713 times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $180,000 for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 282 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0282)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to make a capital project levy for the acquisition of curriculum materials with an estimated total cost of $980,000. The project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Department of Education. To provide funds for project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy in the amount of .0211 times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $140,000 for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 282 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (0282)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $400.00 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 .00039403 of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .00055470 of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for the first year the increase is at the maximum of $400.00. 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. 282 be approved?

Isanti
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0015)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (0015)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0015)

Ramsey
CITY QUESTION 1 (City of Mounds View)
PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR ADDITION OF POLICE OFFICERS
Shall the Mounds View City Council authorize an additional property tax levy for the purpose of providing funds to add two patrol officers to the Mounds View Police Department? The maximum amount of the increased levy is .021% of the taxable market value of property in the city. The amount of taxes that would be raised in the first year of the increased property tax levy is approximately $143,317.00.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0282)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to make a capital project levy for school technology improvements with an estimated total cost of $1,260,000. The project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Department of Education. To provide funds for project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy in the amount of .02713 times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $180,000 for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 282 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0282)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to make a capital project levy for the acquisition of curriculum materials with an estimated total cost of $980,000. The project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Department of Education. To provide funds for project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy in the amount of .0211 times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $140,000 for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 282 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (0282)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 282 (St. Anthony-New Brighton) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $400.00 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 .00039403 of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied, and an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .00055470 of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the district for the first year the increase is at the maximum of $400.00. 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. 282 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0621)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 621, Mounds View, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by up to $532.54 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately .09796242% of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the District for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 621 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,200,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new elementary school facility in Hugo; the remodeling and improvement of the existing Hugo Elementary School facility; the construction of locker room improvements at the two high school facilities to comply with federal requirements; and the construction of improvements to the community theatre at the Central Middle School facility?BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOUARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0624)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a project for a program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities and the purchase of instructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and pianos and large musical instruments. To provide funds for the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.1126% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2004, 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 $5,000,000. 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 ofIndependent School District No. 624 be approved?

Rice
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0721)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1
ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO AVOID PROGRAM REDUCTIONS AND CLASS SIZE INCREASES The Board of Independent School District No. 721, New Prague Area Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $453 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 .0937% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 721 be approved? YES NO BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0721)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2
DOLLARS DEDICATED TO THE INITIAL OPERATING OF NEW BUILDINGS The Board of Independent School District No. 721, New Prague Area Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $145 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 .0488% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 721 also be approved? YES NO BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Scott
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0721)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1
ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO AVOID PROGRAM REDUCTIONS AND CLASS SIZE INCREASES The Board of Independent School District No. 721, New Prague Area Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $453 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 .0937% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 721 be approved? YES NO BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0721)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2
DOLLARS DEDICATED TO THE INITIAL OPERATING OF NEW BUILDINGS The Board of Independent School District No. 721, New Prague Area Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $145 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 .0488% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 721 also be approved? YES NO BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Sherburne
CITY QUESTION 1 (City of St. Cloud)
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members, effective at the time of the regular City election in 2007, four of whom shall be resident members and three of whom shall be members at large?

Stearns
CITY QUESTION 1 (City of St. Cloud)
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members
Shall the Council for the City of St. Cloud be reduced to seven members, effective at the time of the regular City election in 2007, four of whom shall be resident members and three of whom shall be members at large?

Washington
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0200)
REVOCATION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVAL OF NEW AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $110.19 per resident marginal cost pupil unit and to replace that authorization with a new authorization that would increase its general education revenue by $690 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 .16443% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, the first 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. 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. 200 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,200,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new elementary school facility in Hugo; the remodeling and improvement of the existing Hugo Elementary School facility; the construction of locker room improvements at the two high school facilities to comply with federal requirements; and the construction of improvements to the community theatre at the Central Middle School facility?BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOUARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0624)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a project for a program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities and the purchase of instructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and pianos and large musical instruments. To provide funds for the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.1126% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2004, 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 $5,000,000. 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 ofIndependent School District No. 624 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0831)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $223.00 per resident marginal cost pupil unit. The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. The property tax portion of the revenue will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.02297901 % of the referendum market value of all taxable property in the School District for taxes payable in 2004, 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. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0831)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT REFERENDUM
Regardless of whether Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, has also proposed a capital project to improve the School District’s technological resources. The proposed project has an estimated total cost of $10 million dollars. ($2 million dollars each year for five years). The proposed project has received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education. The maximum amount of the capital project levy as a percentage of net tax capacity is 6.107174%. This local tax rate will raise $2 million dollars in the first year it is to be levied. The proposed levy authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (0833)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $164.38 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 .05077% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2004, 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. 833 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (0833)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 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 $57.00 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 .00477% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2005 and of approximately .01347% of the referendum market value of the school district for taxes payable in 2008. The school district’s actual referendum revenue authorization 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 If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 833 also be approved?