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Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Ballot Questions
The following list includes municipal and school district ballot questions.

Anoka
CITY QUESTION 1 (Coon Rapids)
APPROVAL OF PARKS, OPEN SPACE AND TRAIL SYSTEMS BOND ISSUE
Shall the City Council of the City of Coon Rapids be authorized to borrow money and issue general obligation bonds, in one or more series, in the amount not to exceed $17,400,000 for the purpose of renovation, acquisition, betterment and improvements of parks, open space and trail system infrastructure in the City. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.208% 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 after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,374,419 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $13,744,190. The money raised by the proposed capital project levy 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 intructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and large musical instruments. 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. 624 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Becker
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #22)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE

Beltrami
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #38)
APPROVAL 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 $35,586,000 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. Approve Maximum Effort Loan of $35,586,000 for School District Buildings? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Blue Earth
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #75)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2135)
REVOKING AN EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2135 (Maple River), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $596.82 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $691.82 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless underwise 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. 2135 (Maple River), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Brown
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #85)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 85, Springfield Public Schools, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $608.10 per pupil, which is set to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 85 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 #85)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 85, Springfield Public Schools, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by $100 per pupil if Ballot Question No. 1 is approved. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 85 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Carlton
CITY QUESTION 1 (Carlton)
CITY QUESTIONS
Shall the City of Carlton, Carlton County, Minnesota, and the City of Thomson, Carlton County, Minnesota, be authorized to consolidate into one city?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Thomson)
CITY QUESTIONS
Shall the City of Carlton, Carlton County, Minnesota, and the City of Thomson, Carlton County, Minnesota, be authorized to consolidate into one city?

Carver
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #108)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 108 (Central Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,330,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of an addition to the Central Elementary School facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #112)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 112 (Eastern Carver County Schools) has proposed to renew the $874.35 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. 112 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 #112)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 112 (Eastern Carver County Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 4.947% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $2,450,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed authorization would be applicable for six years and the estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $14,700,000. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to cover the following costs: Purchase and installation of security cameras, door access control and visitor management systems, construction of facility entrances and betterment projects; Purchase and installation of software and technology equipment; Costs related to technology infrastructure including wireless and wired network enhancements and adequate bandwidth; Costs related to support and maintenance of technology; Costs related to training staff in the use of technology; and Purchase and installation of classroom equipment. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 112 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Cass
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2170)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $285.25 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2170 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 #2170)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $185 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 2014, 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. 2170 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Chisago
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2144)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $225 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. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PRPOERTY TAX INCREASE.

Clay
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #150)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #150)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2164)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2164)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2

Cottonwood
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #177)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 177(Windom), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $1,337.41 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2014 for taxes payable in 2015 and 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. 177 (Windom) be approved?

Crow Wing
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #182)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 182 (Crosby-Ironton Public Schools) has proposed to renew the voter-approved portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization, or $195.66 per pupil, which expires in taxes payable year 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 182 (Crosby-Ironton Public Schools) be renewed? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM EXTENDS AN EXISTING OPERATING REFERENDUM AT THE SAME AMOUNT PER PUPIL AS IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

Dakota
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #194)
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 $540 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. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #196)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of approximately $1,110.95 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,485.95 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. 196 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #199)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 199 (Inver Grove Heights Community Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $24,750,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of security improvements to district facilities; the remodeling and repurposing of portions of the secondary building to provide program improvements; the installation of technology infrastructure and upgrades to various facilities; the provision of upgrades to academic, athletic, and performing arts facilities; and the completion of deferred maintenance and facility improvements and repairs to district sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #200)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING 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 $869.85 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, 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 FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Freeborn
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #241)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 241 (Albert Lea Area Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,165.74 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for seven years, beginning with taxes payable in 2015, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 241 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 #242)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 242 (Alden-Conger Public School) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $606.71 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $930.00 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 increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 242 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Goodhue
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2805)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2805 (Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350 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. 2805 be approved?

Grant
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $12,225,000, 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 2 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING AN EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,447.78 per pupil after taxes payable in 2014 and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,447.78 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would commence with taxes payable in 2015 and 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. 2342 (West Central Area), Minnesota be approved ? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Hennepin
CITY QUESTION 1 (Minneapolis)
PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE MINNEAPOLIS CITY CHARTER
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended in the form of a complete revision which (1) modernizes the Charter; (2) redrafts its provisions for brevity and in plain language; (3) reorganizes the Charter into nine articles, and groups related provisions together; (4) removes from the Charter certain provisions for possible enactment into ordinance; and (5) retains the current role and relationships of City boards and commissions?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Minneapolis)
PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE MINNEAPOLIS CITY CHARTER LIQUOR-LICENSING PROVISIONS
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter provisions relating to the sale of liquor and wine be amended by reorganizing and rewriting in plain modern language?"

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #270)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No.270 (Hopkins Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,901.20 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $2,319.43 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 school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 270 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #270)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 270 (Hopkins Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.882% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,750,000 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $17,500,000. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to provide funds for addressing building safety and security needs at all school facilities, the acquisition and construction of kitchen improvements at the North Junior High, Glen Lake Elementary and Tanglen Elementary School facilities, and for the purchase, installation and maintenance of software, curriculum and technology for school instruction. 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. 270 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #271)
REVOKING EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 271 (Bloomington) has proposed to revoke its existing adjusted capital project levy authorization of 2.625% times the net tax capacity of the school district and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of 5.858% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed new authorization will raise approximately $6,000,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied and would be applicable for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $60,000,000. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to provide funding for the acquisition, installation, support and maintenance of software and technology and the acquisition and installation of safety and security improvements to school district facilities. The projects to be funded by the proposed authorization have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the school district's existing adjusted capital project levy authorization be revoked and the new capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 271 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #272)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 272 has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum levy authorization of $1,306.58 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new authorization of $2,269.00 per pupil, effective for taxes payable in 2014. This amount would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute. The school district's actual referendum revenue authorization for any year shall not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. 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. 272 (Eden Prairie Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #272)
APPROVE RENEWED CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 272 (Eden Prairie Schools) has proposed a project for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities and the payment of certain technology costs, including the repair, renovation, remodeling, upgrading, equipping, and construction of improvements to various school district sites and facilities; the purchase and installation of classroom equipment; the funding of costs related to the support and maintenance of technology, and the funding of costs related to training staff in the use of technology. To provide funds for the project costs, the school board has previously proposed, and the voters have approved, a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 6.528547% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The school board now proposes to renew the capital project levy authorization, which is set to expire in taxes payable year 2014. The proposed authorization would raise approximately $5,771,618 for taxes payable in 2015, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. The estimated cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $57,716,180. The project has received a positive review and comment from the commissioner of education. Shall the extension of the capital project levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 272 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 #278)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1 REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 278 (Orono Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,461.71 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,861.71. 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. 278 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #279)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 279 (Osseo Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of approximately $1,535.29 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,989.29 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 school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 279 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #279)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2 APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 279 (Osseo Area Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 3.701% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $5,000,000 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $50,000,000. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to provide funds for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of software and technology for school instruction. 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. 279 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #280)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 280 (Richfield) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of 3.859% 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 acquisition and installation of 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 $1,344,428 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $13,424,280. 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. 280 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 2 (ISD #280)
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 280 (Richfield) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization of 2.628% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition and installation of 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 $915,500 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $9,155,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 280 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #283)
REVOKING EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The School board of Independent School District NO. 283 (St. Louis Park) has proposed to revoke its existing adjusted capital project levy authorization of 2.988% times the net tax capacity of the school district and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of 3.812% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed new authorization will raise approximately $1,750,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied and would be applicable for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $17,500,000. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to provide funding for the acquisition, installation, support and maintenance of software, technology, and technology systems and infrastructure. The projects to be funded by the proposed authorization have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the school district's existing adjusted capital project levy authorization be revoked and the new capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 283 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #283)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 283 (St. Louis Park) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $14,900,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of additions and improvements to the Peter Hobart, Aquila and Susan Lindgren Elementary School facilities and the completion of various deferred maintenance projects at all school district sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #283)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent, School District No. 283 (St. Louis Park) has proposed to increase its general education revenue- by $245.81 per pupil. 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 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. 283 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Isanti
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #314)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 314, Braham Area Schools, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum authorization of $275.32 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2013. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 314 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 #911)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 911 (Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of district-wide safety and security improvements, indoor air quality and building envelope improvements, regulatory and code improvements, and energy efficiency improvements? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Lincoln
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #403)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION;APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 403 (Ivanhoe) has proprosed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,340.93 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,845 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, 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. 403 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Lyon
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #413)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 413 (Marshall Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $150 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for four years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2904)
APPROVAL OF BOND ISSUE AND CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 2904 (Tracy Area Schools) has proposed a project for a phased program of betterment of school sites and facilities, including the repair, renovation, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of improvements to various school district sites and facilities, security improvements, and repair, resurfacing and replacement of curbs. To provide funds for a portion of the project costs, the school board has proposed to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,035,000. To provide funds for the remaining portion of the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 0.918% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $100,000 for taxes payables in 2014, 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 by the bonds and the capital project levy authorization is approximately $3,035,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Mcleod
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #423)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 423, Hutchinson Public Schools, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization in an amount equal to $720.59 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 renewal of 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 2 (ISD #423)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 423, Hutchinson Public Schools, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by $180 per pupil if Ballot Question No. 1 is approved. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. YES Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 423 be approved? NO BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #424)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 424 (Lester Prairie), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $351.76 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2013 for taxes payable in 2014 and 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. 424 (Lester Prairie) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOR QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Marshall
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2176)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHOIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2176 (Warren-Alvarado-Oslo Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,883.31 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $2,200 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school districts existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2176 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 AUTHORIZATION; 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 $1,063.53 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,795 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for eight years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, 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 proprosed by the board of Independent School District No. 2856 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Martin
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #458)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

Meeker
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #466)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION

Mille Lacs
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #473)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 473 (Isle Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $800 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. 473 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Morrison
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #482)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 482 (Little Falls) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $948.11 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2015, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 482 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 #2170)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $285.25 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2170 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 #2170)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $185 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 2014, 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. 2170 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Mower
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #492)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $254.70 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2013 for taxes payable in 2014 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Murray
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2904)
APPROVAL OF BOND ISSUE AND CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 2904 (Tracy Area Schools) has proposed a project for a phased program of betterment of school sites and facilities, including the repair, renovation, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of improvements to various school district sites and facilities, security improvements, and repair, resurfacing and replacement of curbs. To provide funds for a portion of the project costs, the school board has proposed to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,035,000. To provide funds for the remaining portion of the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 0.918% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy will raise approximately $100,000 for taxes payables in 2014, 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 by the bonds and the capital project levy authorization is approximately $3,035,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Nicollet
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #507)
INCREASE OF REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 507 (Nicollet Public Schools) has proposed to increase the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2016, by $450.00 per pupil. The school district's actual referendum revenue authorization for any year shall not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. The total authorization amount of $1,599.38 per pupil would be applicable for three years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increased referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 507 (Nicollet Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Nobles
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #514)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #518)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

Olmsted
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #534)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $558 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization, which would be effective for taxes payable in 2015, would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 534 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Otter Tail
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #547)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 547 (Parkers Prairie) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.774% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for needed facility maintenance and technology projects. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $100,000 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $1,000,000. 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. 547 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #548)
APPROVAL OF BONDS FOR HIGH SCHOOL/SECONDARY FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 548, Pelican Rapids, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $21,950,000.00 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including: Interior renovations in numerous areas of the facility including high school science spaces, junior high classrooms, and numerous bathrooms; building additions including a multiple-purpose cafeteria commons, kitchen, gymnasium, replacement fine arts auditorium, locker rooms, wrestling and dance spaces; safety, security, and accessibility improvements including creation of a dedicated secure entrance; parking and site improvements; and district-wide repair and maintenance? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Pennington
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #561)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 0561 Goodridge Independent School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $550 per pupil. 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. 0561 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Pine
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (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? Passage of School District Ballot Question 1 will not result in an increase in your property taxes.

Polk
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #593)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 593 (Crookston), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,060,000, 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 #600)
ESTABLISH CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of independent School District No. 600 (Fisher Public School) has proposed a project for the acquisition and replacement of school vehicles and the payment of certain technology costs, including the purchase and replacement of school district buses and vehicles, and the funding of costs related to the purchase and replacement of technology software and hardware. To provide funds for the project costs, the school board has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 6.992% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed authorization would raise approximately $200,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. The estimated cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $2,000,000. [The project has received a positive review and comment from the commissioner of education.] Shall the establishment of the capital project levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 600 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #600)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 600 has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum levy authorization of $744.78 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new authorization of $885.00 per pupil, effective for taxes payable in 2014. The propsed replacement of 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. 600 (Fisher Public School) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN YOUR PROPERTY TAXES.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #601)
REVOKING AN EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 601 (Fosston), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $692.94 per pupil and that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2015 to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,160 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. 601 (Fosston), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2609)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2609 (Win-E-Mac) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,985,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of the Win-E-Mac School site and facility, including the repair of the roof, the construction and equipping of a metal shop/classroom addition, the construction and equipping of a performing arts/multi-purpose room addition and related storage areas, and the construction of fitness space, dressing rooms and new restrooms? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Ramsey
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #621)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 621, Mounds View, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization, which is set to expire in 2014, in an amount equal to $1024.35 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2015 and be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 621 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 #623)
RENEWAL AND INCREASE OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 623 (Roseville Area Schools) has proposed to renew and increase the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2013. The total authorization amount of $1,505.00 per pupil proposed in this ballot question 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 eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewed and increased referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of lndependent School District No. 623 (Roseville Area Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.208% 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 after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,374,419 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $13,744,190. The money raised by the proposed capital project levy 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 intructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and large musical instruments. 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. 624 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Rice
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #656)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 656 (Faribault Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of approximately $465.55 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,101.55 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. 656 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Roseau
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?

St. Louis
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #700)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall Independent School District No. 700 (Hermantown), Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $48,895,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of public school sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #701)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 701 (Hibbing Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $257.34 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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. 701 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)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization by seeking authorization for $595.78 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 renewal 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 TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

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 $200.00 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.

Scott
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #194)
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 $540 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. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #271)
REVOKING EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 271 (Bloomington) has proposed to revoke its existing adjusted capital project levy authorization of 2.625% times the net tax capacity of the school district and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of 5.858% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed new authorization will raise approximately $6,000,000 for taxes payable in 2014, the first year it is to be levied and would be applicable for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $60,000,000. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to provide funding for the acquisition, installation, support and maintenance of software and technology and the acquisition and installation of safety and security improvements to school district facilities. The projects to be funded by the proposed authorization have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the school district's existing adjusted capital project levy authorization be revoked and the new capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 271 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Stearns
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #743)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 743 (Sauk Centre) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,310.76 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years, beginning with taxes payable in 2015, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 743 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Steele
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #761)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING A NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $531.59 per pupil which expires after taxes payable in 2015 and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $870.61 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for seven years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 be approved?

Stevens
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #771)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 771 (Chokio-Alberta Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $2,392.38 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable 2015, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 771 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 #771)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION;APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 771 (Chokio-Alberta Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the $1,025.31 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which expires after taxes payable in 2017 and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,025.31 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2015, 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. 771 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Swift
CITY QUESTION 1 (Appleton)
ACQUISITION AND BETTERMENT OF IMPROVEMENTS TO CITY OF APPLETON'S HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CLINIC FACILITIES
Shall the City of Appleton Minnesota be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $625,000 to finance the acquisition and the betterment of improvements to the hospital and medical clinic facilities of the Appleton Area Health Services?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #775)
APPROVAL OF BONDS FOR FACILITY ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 775 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, be authorized to issue its general obligation school bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,475,000.00 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the addition and remodel of classrooms, new entrance, office, elevator, media center and library addition, repurpose office for bathrooms, heating and ventilation improvements, window and site upgrades, and paving repairs at Murdock Elementary, and additon and renovation of early childhood space, remodel office, new entry, vocational education space, fitness and weight room, new activities locker room, entry, vestibule, corridor, and storage, expanded auxiliary gym, and deferred maintenance at Kerkhoven High School? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #775)
APPROVAL OF BONDS FOR MULTI-PURPOSE GYMNASIUM
Provided that Ballot Question No 1 is approved, shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 775 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, be authorized to issue its general obligation school bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,260,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of a multi-purpose gymnasium at Kerkhoven High School? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #777)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING A NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 777 (Benson Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $720.14 per pupil and to replace that authroziation with a new authorization of $1,200.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authroization would increase each year byt the rate of inflation and be applicable for four years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, 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 an property tax increase.

Todd
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2170)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $285.25 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2170 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 #2170)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $185 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 2014, 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. 2170 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2753)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2753 (Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $100 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. 2753 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Wabasha
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2805)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2805 (Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350 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. 2805 be approved?

Wadena
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #820)
APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF EXCESS LEVY REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District 820 (Sebeka) has proposed to renew its current operating referendum revenue of $856.67 per pupil. The renewal of the general operating revenue will be used to finance school operations and the property tax portion thereof will require an estimated referendum tax rate of approximately 0.15490% of the referendum market value of the district for taxes payable in 2015, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the excess levy referendum revenue authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 820 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 #2170)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $285.25 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2170 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 #2170)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples Motley) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $185 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 2014, 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. 2170 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Washington
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #200)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING 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 $869.85 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. 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 2014, 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 FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #624)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 624 (White Bear Lake Area Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.208% 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 after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,374,419 for taxes payable in 2014, 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 $13,744,190. The money raised by the proposed capital project levy 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 intructional equipment that includes textbooks, library books, science equipment and large musical instruments. 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. 624 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #832)
REVOKING AN EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 832 (Mahtomedi), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $568.55 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $898.55 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. 832 (Mahtomedi), Minnesota be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #833)
RENEWAL OF PORTIONS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools) has proposed to renew the $180.35 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013, and that renewed authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, unless revoked or reduced as provided by law. The board has also proposed to renew the $62.53 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2014, and that renewed authorization would be applicable for nine years, beginning with taxes payable in 2015, unless 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 (ISD #833)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL 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 an additional $337 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, 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?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #833)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $8,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of a site for a future school facility?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #834)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 834 (Stillwater Area Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its voter approved general education revenue to $1,536.47 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. 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. 834 (Stillwater Area Public Schools), Minnesota be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2144)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $225 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. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PRPOERTY TAX INCREASE.

Watonwan
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #836)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 836, Butterfield-Odin Public Schools, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by $455.00 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. 836 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Wright
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #876)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 876 (Annandale) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $699.96 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for 7 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. 876 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)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,315,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new middle school facility; and the complete or partial demolition of, and/or the repair, renovation, upgrading, equipping and construction of improvements to, the existing middle school site and facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2687)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
If School District Ballot 1 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly- Winsted) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,630,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the repair, remodeling, renovation, upgrading, equipping and construction of additions and improvements to the existing Humphrey Elementary and Winsted elementary school sites and facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.