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Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Ballot Questions

The following list includes constitutional amendments, county, municipal, and school district questions.
 

Aitkin

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Haugen Twp)
Adopt Option B
Shall option B, providing for the appointment of the clerk and treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #1)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 1 (Aitkin Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of 2.712% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to the purchase, replacement, support and maintenance of technology, technology systems and software, and the purchase and replacement of school buses and school-related transportation vehicles. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #698)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $2,081 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #698)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 4.284% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the acquisition and installation of technology and deferred capital maintenance projects. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $193,368 in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, for taxes payable in 2022, and would be authorized for ten (10) years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $1,933,680. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Anoka

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #14)
Renewal of Expiring Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 14 (Fridley Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing capital project levy authorization of 5.47% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to deferred maintenance and renovation projects at various sites and facilities, technology devices, and technology infrastructure. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $1,016,000 for taxes payable in 2022, 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 $10,160,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the renewal of the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 14 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO RENEW AN EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECTS REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
 
 

Becker

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #309)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $54,500,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation of existing High School spaces to modernize existing classrooms; the construction and equipping of additions to the High School to accommodate grades 7 to 9 and to provide space for career and technical education, art programs and the Alternative Learning Center; the construction and equipping of additions and renovations to the Century Elementary School to provide space for Early Childhood programs; the construction, reconstruction and improvement of parking lots at the High School and Century Elementary School to support the reassignment of grades between the buildings; and the demolition of the Frank White Education Center? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #309)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,715,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new bus garage and the reconstruction and equipping of Tennis Courts at the Century Elementary School site? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #821)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 821 (Menahga) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $180 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. 821 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #914)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 914 (Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $1462.77 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 914 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 #914)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 914 (Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $360 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 914 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Beltrami

CITY QUESTION 1 (Bemidji)
Charter Amendment – Council Composition and Election
Shall Section 2.03 of the Council-Manager Charter be amended to change the term of the Mayor from two years to four years, and shall it coincide with the Presidential Election?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #31)
Revoking Existing School District Referendum Revenue; Replacing With New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota has proposed to revoke all of the School District's existing referendum revenue authority of $180 per pupil and replace it with a new referendum revenue authorization of $460 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the revocation of the existing referendum authority and the replacement with a new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #38)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization**
The board of Independent School District No. 38 (Red Lake) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,343.00 per pupil. A portion of this referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's prior authorization of $901.32 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 38 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Blue Earth

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #391)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorizations; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 391 (Cleveland) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorizations of $68.55 per pupil and $512.40 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $750 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorizations be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 391 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2860)
Educational Programming and Capital Needs
The board of Independent School District No. 2860 (Blue Earth Area Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 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. 2860 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Brown

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #840)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $253.51 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 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 #2884)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) has proposed to renew $700.00 per pupil of its current $1,117.08 per pupil referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed renewed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2884 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 #2884)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $42,100,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new preK-12 school facility to be located in Lamberton; and the decommissioning of the currently existing school district facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Carver

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #110)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 110 (Waconia Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District's general education revenue by $410 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the general education revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 110 (Waconia Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2687)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization to Fund Technology
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.906% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $200,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $2,000,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of technology, technology systems, and directly related personnel costs. Yes No Shall the capital project levy authorization to fund technology proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2687)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $55.36 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $255.36 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Yes No 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. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Cass

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Rogers Twp)
Appointment of Town Treasurer
Shall option B, providing for the appointment of the treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Walden Twp)
Appointment of Clerk and Treasurer
Shall option B, providing for the appointment of the clerk and treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?
 
 

Chippewa

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #129)
APPROVE RENEWED REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Public Schools) has proposed to renew its referendum revenue authorization in the amount of $156.76 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes-payable year 2021. The renewed authorization amount of $156.76 per pupil proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2022, and would be applicable for nine years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 be approved?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #129)
APPROVE INCREASE IN REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, the school board of Independent School District No. 129 has additionally proposed to increase the school district’s referendum revenue authorization by $303.24 per pupil, which would result in a total renewal-plus-increase authorization amount of $460.00 per pupil. This authorization would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would be applicable for ten years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 also be approved?
 
 

Chisago

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #911)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of lndependent School District No. 911 (Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools) has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts for taxes payable in the years specified below: • $800 per pupil for taxes payable in 2021 with an inflationary increase in that amount for taxes payable in 2022 and 2023; and • $1,200 per pupil for taxes payable in 2024, with an inflationary increase in that amount for taxes payable in 2025 through 2030. The proposed new authorization would be applicable during the ten-year period specified unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 911 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Clay

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #914)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 914 (Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $1462.77 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 914 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 #914)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 914 (Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $360 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 914 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Clearwater

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #38)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization**
The board of Independent School District No. 38 (Red Lake) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,343.00 per pupil. A portion of this referendum revenue authorization would replace the school district's prior authorization of $901.32 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 38 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Cottonwood

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #836)
Approval of Increased Referendum Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,149.75 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new increased authorization in the amount of $1,779.50. The authorization proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute, provided that actual referendum revenue authorization for any year would not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (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 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #836)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
If School District Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has additionally proposed a project for the purchase and lease of technology, including but not limited to copying machines, telecommunications equipment, computers and related hardware, software, and annual licensing fees, and the payment of certain operational costs, including but not limited to personnel costs directly related to the operation and maintenance of telecommunications systems, computers, related equipment, and network and applications software, and the acquisition and replacement of school district vehicles, including vans and a tractor. To provide funds for the project costs, the board has proposed a capital project levy authorization, in the amount of 3.33% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed authorization would raise approximately $127,000 for taxes payable in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten (10) 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 $1,190,783. As a result, the projects are not required to receive a review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If School District Question No. 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) also be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2884)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) has proposed to renew $700.00 per pupil of its current $1,117.08 per pupil referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed renewed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2884 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 #2884)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $42,100,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new preK-12 school facility to be located in Lamberton; and the decommissioning of the currently existing school district facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Crow Wing

CITY QUESTION 1 (Manhattan Beach)
Appointment of Clerk-Treasurer
Shall Option A, modifying the standard plan of city government by providing for the appointment by the council of the clerk-treasurer be adopted for the government of the city?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #1)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 1 (Aitkin Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization of 2.712% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to the purchase, replacement, support and maintenance of technology, technology systems and software, and the purchase and replacement of school buses and school-related transportation vehicles. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $500,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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. BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Dakota

CITY QUESTION 1 (Farmington)
City Water Board Question
Shall the City Water Board (public utilities commission) be abolished and jurisdiction over the city water system be transferred to the City Council?
 
 

Dodge

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2172)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $295.68 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $800 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2172 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Douglas

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for New Elementary School
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $33,825,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, site development, modernization, beautification and new construction of an elementary school in Barrett? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Classroom Expansion and Equipment
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,330,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding classroom spaces and labs, adding equipment and furniture to support STEAM, Career and Technical Education, the Media Center and other general updates to facility and grounds? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Secondary Site Fitness Space
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding and furnishing the Secondary Site fitness space? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Track and Field Complex; Outdoor Upgrades
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,015,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, construction of a track and field complex and to repair and upgrade other outdoor grounds and structures? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Faribault

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 2 (Barber Twp)
Implementation of a Road Maintenance Ordinance
Shall persons who own or occupy real estate that adjoins a town road and is not a part of an incorporated municipality be required to remove rocks larger than five inches in diameter from and to cut, destroy or remove all weeds, grass and other plants up to three inches in diameter that grow upon the town road adjacent to their land?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Blue Earth City Twp)
Implementation of a Road Maintenance Ordinance
Shall persons who own or occupy real estate that adjoins a town road and is not a part of an incorporated municipality be required to remove rocks larger than five inches in diameter from and to cut, destroy or remove all weeds, grass and other plants up to three inches in diameter that grow upon the town road adjacent to their land?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Verona Twp)
Implementation of a Road Maintenance Ordinance
Shall persons who own or occupy real estate that adjoins a town road and is not a part of an incorporated municipality be required to remove rocks larger than five inches in diameter from and to cut, destroy or remove all weeds, grass and other plants up to three inches in diameter that grow upon the town road adjacent to their land?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $1,180.49 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota 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 #2860)
Educational Programming and Capital Needs
The board of Independent School District No. 2860 (Blue Earth Area Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 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. 2860 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Fillmore

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #238)
Renewal of Expiring Operating Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing operating referendum revenue authorization of $803.10 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed renewed operating referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 238 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 #238)
Approval of School District Bond Referendum Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,825,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including improvements to toilets, HVAC systems, roofing, windows, and the gymnasium, and other associated deferred maintenance, and accessibility upgrades at the Mabel-Canton Public School? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #238)
Approval of School District Bond Referendum Issue
If School District Question 2 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of updates of science rooms, the completion of classroom finishes, the upgrading of electrical systems, the acquisition and installation of playground equipment and other deferred maintenance upgrades at the Mabel-Canton Public School? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2198)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2198 (Fillmore Central), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $172.14 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2198 (Fillmore Central) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM EXTENDS AN EXISTING OPERATING REFERENDUM AT THE SAME AMOUNT PER PUPIL AS IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR
 
 

Freeborn

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #241)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 241 (Albert Lea Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $573.74 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $714.67 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 241 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #492)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $505 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years 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 #2134)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $1,180.49 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota 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 #2168)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2168 (New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $560 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2168 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR APROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Goodhue

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2172)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $295.68 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $800 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2172 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Grant

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for New Elementary School
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $33,825,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, site development, modernization, beautification and new construction of an elementary school in Barrett? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Classroom Expansion and Equipment
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,330,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding classroom spaces and labs, adding equipment and furniture to support STEAM, Career and Technical Education, the Media Center and other general updates to facility and grounds? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Secondary Site Fitness Space
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding and furnishing the Secondary Site fitness space? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Track and Field Complex; Outdoor Upgrades
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,015,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, construction of a track and field complex and to repair and upgrade other outdoor grounds and structures? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Hennepin

CITY QUESTION 1 (Bloomington)
ADD VOTER APPROVAL TO CITY-ORGANIZED COLLECTION PROCESS
Should the Bloomington City Charter be amended to add: “ Unless first approved by a majority of voters in a state general election, the City shall not replace the competitive market in solid waste collection with a system in which solid waste services are provided by government- chosen collectors or in government designed districts. The adoption of this Charter amendment shall supersede any ordinances, ordinance amendments, or charter amendments related to solid waste adopted by the City Council in 2015-2016.”?
 
CITY QUESTION 2 (Bloomington)
PREVENT CITY-ORGANIZED COLLECTION BY CONTRACT
If City Question 1 above passes, should the Bloomington City Charter also be amended to add: The council shall not enter into a contract with residential solid waste haulers for the exclusive rights to haul and collect residential solid waste services within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Bloomington”? A “yes” vote means you do not approve of continuing city organized trash, recyclables, yard waste, bulky waste, and electronic waste collection. A “no” vote means you approve of continuing with city-organized trash, recyclables, yard waste, bulky waste, and electronic waste collection.
 
CITY QUESTION 3 (Bloomington)
ELECTING MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL BY RANKED CHOICE VOTING
Should the Bloomington City Charter be amended to elect the Mayor and City Council members by the Ranked Choice Voting method?
 
CITY QUESTION 1 (Minneapolis)
Redistricting of Wards and Park Districts
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to allow ward and park district boundaries to be reestablished in a year ending in 1 and to allow the use of those new boundaries for elections in that same year; to allow ward and park district boundaries to be modified after the legislature has been redistricted to establish City precinct boundaries; to provide that an election for a Council Member office required by Minnesota law in a year ending in 2 or 3 after a redistricting shall be for a single 2-year term; and to clarify that a regular election means a regular general election?
 
CITY QUESTION 2 (Minneapolis)
Special Municipal Elections
Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to comply with Minnesota election law related to uniform dates for special municipal elections and to provide that a special election be held on a legal election day under Minnesota law that is more than 90 days from a vacancy in the office of Mayor or Council Member?
 
CITY QUESTION 1 (Minnetonka)
PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENT: ELECTING MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL BY RANKED CHOICE VOTING
Shall the Minnetonka City Charter be amended to adopt Ranked Choice Voting as the method for electing the Mayor and City Council members, without a separate primary election and with ballot format and rules for counting votes to be adopted by ordinance?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #110)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 110 (Waconia Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District's general education revenue by $410 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the general education revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 110 (Waconia Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #278)
Revoking Existing Capital Project Levy Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 278 (Orono Public Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing capital project levy authorization of 2.539% times the net tax capacity of the school district and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of 4.516% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed new authorization will raise approximately $1,988,720 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $19,987,203. The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to provide funds for the replacement and maintenance of core technology infrastructure to improve teaching and learning. Shall the school district's existing capital project levy authorization be revoked and the new capital project levy authorization to fund technology 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.
 
 

Houston

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #238)
Renewal of Expiring Operating Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing operating referendum revenue authorization of $803.10 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed renewed operating referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 238 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 #238)
Approval of School District Bond Referendum Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,825,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including improvements to toilets, HVAC systems, roofing, windows, and the gymnasium, and other associated deferred maintenance, and accessibility upgrades at the Mabel-Canton Public School? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #238)
Approval of School District Bond Referendum Issue
If School District Question 2 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 238 (Mabel-Canton Public School) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of updates of science rooms, the completion of classroom finishes, the upgrading of electrical systems, the acquisition and installation of playground equipment and other deferred maintenance upgrades at the Mabel-Canton Public School? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Hubbard

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Helga Twp)
Resolution to Vote On Leasing Township Land To AWCL Charter School
Permission for Helga Township to lease land and facilities to AWCL charter school. Starting with the 2021 school year.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #31)
Revoking Existing School District Referendum Revenue; Replacing With New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota has proposed to revoke all of the School District's existing referendum revenue authority of $180 per pupil and replace it with a new referendum revenue authorization of $460 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the revocation of the existing referendum authority and the replacement with a new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #306)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 306 (Laporte Public School) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 10.287% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to the purchase, replacement, support and maintenance of technology, computers, technology systems and software, phone systems, security camera systems, the purchase, repair and replacement of the roof, flooring, tile and carpeting, HVAC systems and boilers. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $300,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $3,000,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 306 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #309)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $54,500,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation of existing High School spaces to modernize existing classrooms; the construction and equipping of additions to the High School to accommodate grades 7 to 9 and to provide space for career and technical education, art programs and the Alternative Learning Center; the construction and equipping of additions and renovations to the Century Elementary School to provide space for Early Childhood programs; the construction, reconstruction and improvement of parking lots at the High School and Century Elementary School to support the reassignment of grades between the buildings; and the demolition of the Frank White Education Center? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #309)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,715,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new bus garage and the reconstruction and equipping of Tennis Courts at the Century Elementary School site? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #821)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 821 (Menahga) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $180 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. 821 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Isanti

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #911)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of lndependent School District No. 911 (Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools) has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts for taxes payable in the years specified below: • $800 per pupil for taxes payable in 2021 with an inflationary increase in that amount for taxes payable in 2022 and 2023; and • $1,200 per pupil for taxes payable in 2024, with an inflationary increase in that amount for taxes payable in 2025 through 2030. The proposed new authorization would be applicable during the ten-year period specified unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 911 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Itasca

CITY QUESTION 1 (Keewatin)
Optional Plan Ballot Question
Shall Optional Plan A, modifying the Standard Plan of the City government by providing for the appointment of the clerk and treasurer by the city council, be adopted for the government, of the City of Keewatin?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Carpenter Twp)
Optional Plan Ballot Question
Shall option "B", providing for the appointment of the clerk and the appointment of the treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #319)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 319 (Nashwauk-Keewatin) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $595 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 319 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY INCREASE.
 
 

Kanabec

COUNTY QUESTION 1
County Question 1 Approval of Special Tax Levy for Kanabec County Historical Society
Shall the Board of County Commissioners of Kanabec County be authorized to establish and levy a special tax levy to be levied on all taxable property in Kanabec County, in the aggregate amount of $30,000 per year, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, and each year thereafter, the proceeds of which shall be appropriated to the Kanabec County Historical Society to support its work and purposes? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #578)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $154.45 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and 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. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
 
 

Kandiyohi

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Dovre Twp)
Sale Of Intoxicating Liquor In Dovre Township On Sundays
"Shall Dovre Township authorize the County of Kandiyohi to issue licenses for on-sale and off-sale of intoxicating liquors on Sunday?"
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #345)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 345 (New London-Spicer) has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts for taxes payable in the years specified below: * $441.35 per pupil for taxes payable in 2021 to 2023; * $882.70 per pupil for taxes payable in 2024 to 2026; and * $1,176.90 per pupil for taxes payable in 2027 to 2030. The proposed new authorization would be applicable during the ten-year period specified unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. The additional revenue from the proposed new referendum revenue authorization will be used to fund school operations. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 345 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 ( CSD #815)
Approval Of School District Special Operating Levy
The Board of Common School District No. 815, Prinsburg, has proposed to increase its general education revenue in an amount necessary to eliminate any operating deficit. The proposed special operating levy would be applicable for four years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the special operating levy proposed by the Board of Common School District No. 815 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Kittson

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #356)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 356 (Lancaster) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 9.459% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to the purchase, replacement, support and maintenance of technology and curricular materials, building maintenance, and the purchase and replacement of transportation vehicles and related equipment. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $150,000 for taxes payable in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years. The amount of the capital project levy proposed in this question may be offset by the reduction of the referendum revenue authorization that is scheduled to expire. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $1,500,000. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 356 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2683)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2683 (Greenbush-Middle River) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $506.05 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1306.05 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Koochiching

CITY QUESTION 1 (International Falls)
ORDINANCE TO ALLOW CHICKENS IN THE CITY OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS
Do you vote for the ordinance to allow the keeping of chickens in the City of International Falls, Minnesota, as submitted by petition of electors?
 
 

Lac Qui Parle

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #129)
APPROVE RENEWED REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Public Schools) has proposed to renew its referendum revenue authorization in the amount of $156.76 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes-payable year 2021. The renewed authorization amount of $156.76 per pupil proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2022, and would be applicable for nine years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 be approved?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #129)
APPROVE INCREASE IN REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, the school board of Independent School District No. 129 has additionally proposed to increase the school district’s referendum revenue authorization by $303.24 per pupil, which would result in a total renewal-plus-increase authorization amount of $460.00 per pupil. This authorization would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would be applicable for ten years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 also be approved?
 
 

Le Sueur

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #391)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorizations; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 391 (Cleveland) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorizations of $68.55 per pupil and $512.40 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $750 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorizations be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 391 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Lyon

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #635)
Approval of Capital Project Levy to Fund Technology and Maintenance
The board of Independent School District No. 635 (Milroy) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 3.83% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $120,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $1,200,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase, replacement, support, maintenance, and training of technology, the purchase and replacement of curricular materials, building maintenance, and the purchase and replacement of equipment. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 635 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #635)
Revoking a Portion of Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 635 (Milroy) has proposed to revoke a portion ($1,160.09) of the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization, effective with taxes payable in 2021. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall a portion ($1,160.09) of the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization also be revoked by the board of Independent School District No. 635?
 
 

Mcleod

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2687)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization to Fund Technology
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.906% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $200,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $2,000,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of technology, technology systems, and directly related personnel costs. Yes No Shall the capital project levy authorization to fund technology proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2687)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $55.36 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $255.36 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Yes No 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. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Marshall

CITY QUESTION 1 (Holt)
SHOULD THE CITY CLERK POSITION BE AN APPOINTED POSITION INSTEAD OF AN ELECTED POSITION?
Currently, the City Clerk position is an elected position that is voted on every four years. The council would like to propose changing the City Clerk position from an elected position to an appointed position. Should the City Clerk position in the City of Holt be an appointed position? VOTING YES MEANS THAT YOU WANT THE CITY CLERK TO BECOME AND APPOINTED POSITION AND IT WILL NO LONGER BE ON THE BALLOT. VOTING NO MEANS THAT YOU WANT THE CITY CLERK POSITION TO REMAIN ON THE BALLOT AND CONTINUE TO BE AN ELECTED POSITION.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #441)
REVOKE AND REPLACE EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The School Board of Independent School District No. 441, Marshall County Central Public Schools, Minnesota (the "School District") has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $176.89 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021 and the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $529.83 per pupil scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2024, and to replace this authorization with a single referendum revenue authorization of $706.72 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum authorization be revoked and the new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 441 (Marshall County Central Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2683)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2683 (Greenbush-Middle River) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $506.05 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1306.05 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Martin

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #836)
Approval of Increased Referendum Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,149.75 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new increased authorization in the amount of $1,779.50. The authorization proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute, provided that actual referendum revenue authorization for any year would not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (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 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #836)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
If School District Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has additionally proposed a project for the purchase and lease of technology, including but not limited to copying machines, telecommunications equipment, computers and related hardware, software, and annual licensing fees, and the payment of certain operational costs, including but not limited to personnel costs directly related to the operation and maintenance of telecommunications systems, computers, related equipment, and network and applications software, and the acquisition and replacement of school district vehicles, including vans and a tractor. To provide funds for the project costs, the board has proposed a capital project levy authorization, in the amount of 3.33% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed authorization would raise approximately $127,000 for taxes payable in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten (10) 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 $1,190,783. As a result, the projects are not required to receive a review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If School District Question No. 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) also be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #840)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $253.51 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 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 #2860)
Educational Programming and Capital Needs
The board of Independent School District No. 2860 (Blue Earth Area Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 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. 2860 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Meeker

CITY QUESTION 1 (Cosmos)
Mosquito Abatement
Shall the City of Cosmos discontinue mosquito abatement? A majority "yes" vote would direct the City of Cosmos to no longer spray for mosquitoes.
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Darwin Twp)
Option B - Appointed Clerk
Shall Option B, providing for the appointment of the clerk by the town board, be adopted for the government of the Township of Darwin?
 
 

Mille Lacs

CITY QUESTION 1 (Princeton)
ABOLISHMENT OF THE PRINCETON PUBLIC UTILTIES COMMISSION
Shall the Princeton Public Utilities Commission be abolished?
 
 

Mower

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #492)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $505 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Norman

CITY QUESTION 1 (Ada)
Elimination of Wards
Should the City Charter of the City of Ada amend to eliminate wards for the composition of the City Council Members so that the City shall not include wards and the Mayor and all seven Council Members be elected at large?
 
CITY QUESTION 1 (Halstad)
City Government Structure Change
Should Optional Plan A, modifying the Standard Plan of city govenment by providing for the appointment by the council of the clerk-treasurer, be adopted for the government of the City of Halstad?
 
 

Olmsted

CITY QUESTION 1 (Rochester)
WATER AND AIR QUALITY, NATURAL AREAS, AND PARK IMPROVEMENT LEVY
Shall the City of Rochester, Minnesota, be authorized to levy property taxes in the amount of $2,000,000 to provide a dedicated source of funding to protect water quality and natural areas; conserve trees and wooded areas that help to protect air quality; improve access to existing parks and recreational facilities for kids and people with disabilities; improve park safety; and maintain, operate, and improve existing parks? There will be full public disclosure of how the funds are spent. Funds raised by the City could be matched by funds from the state and federal government and private sources. It is estimated that the average residential homeowner would pay an additional $33.00 per year. The maximum amount of increased levy as a percentage of market value is 0.0168 percent. The maximum amount that would be raised by the new referendum tax rate in the first year if it were to be levied is $2,000,000. BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Otter Tail

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #542)
Renewal of Expiring Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 542 (Battle Lake Public School) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing capital project levy authorization of 2.274% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The money raised by the capital project levy authorization will be used to cover costs related to the purchase, replacement, support and maintenance of technology, technology systems and software, the purchase and replacement of curricular materials; roof repair and maintenance, school bus replacement, the purchase and replacement of climate control systems, boilers, heat pumps, water heaters, the purchase and replacement of fire alarm systems, the replacement of auditorium sound systems and lighting, and the purchase and replacement of hand wash sinks. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $327,865 for taxes payable in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for eight years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $2,622,920. 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. 542 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 #545)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 545 (Henning) has proposed to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $534.65 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 545 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #821)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 821 (Menahga) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $180 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. 821 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for New Elementary School
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $33,825,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, site development, modernization, beautification and new construction of an elementary school in Barrett? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Classroom Expansion and Equipment
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,330,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding classroom spaces and labs, adding equipment and furniture to support STEAM, Career and Technical Education, the Media Center and other general updates to facility and grounds? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Secondary Site Fitness Space
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding and furnishing the Secondary Site fitness space? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Track and Field Complex; Outdoor Upgrades
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,015,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, construction of a track and field complex and to repair and upgrade other outdoor grounds and structures? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Pine

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #578)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $154.45 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and 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. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
 
 

Polk

CITY QUESTION 1 (East Grand Forks)
CONSIDER APPROVING REVISED CITY CHARTER
Shall the proposed revised charter be adopted? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING YES FOR APPROVING THE REVISED CITY CHARTER
 
 

Pope

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for New Elementary School
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $33,825,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, site development, modernization, beautification and new construction of an elementary school in Barrett? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Classroom Expansion and Equipment
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,330,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding classroom spaces and labs, adding equipment and furniture to support STEAM, Career and Technical Education, the Media Center and other general updates to facility and grounds? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Secondary Site Fitness Space
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding and furnishing the Secondary Site fitness space? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Track and Field Complex; Outdoor Upgrades
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,015,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, construction of a track and field complex and to repair and upgrade other outdoor grounds and structures? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2769)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $252.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota 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 #2769)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The Board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $207.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the general education revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Redwood

CITY QUESTION 1 (Vesta)
CITY QUESTION 1
Shall the City Council of Vesta be authorized to issue private on-sale licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sundays by restaurants, hotels, and clubs for consumption on or at the restaurant, hotel, or club?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #635)
Approval of Capital Project Levy to Fund Technology and Maintenance
The board of Independent School District No. 635 (Milroy) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 3.83% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $120,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $1,200,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase, replacement, support, maintenance, and training of technology, the purchase and replacement of curricular materials, building maintenance, and the purchase and replacement of equipment. Shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 635 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #635)
Revoking a Portion of Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 635 (Milroy) has proposed to revoke a portion ($1,160.09) of the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization, effective with taxes payable in 2021. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall a portion ($1,160.09) of the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization also be revoked by the board of Independent School District No. 635?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2884)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) has proposed to renew $700.00 per pupil of its current $1,117.08 per pupil referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed renewed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2884 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 #2884)
Approval of School District Bond Issue
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2884 (Red Rock Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $42,100,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new preK-12 school facility to be located in Lamberton; and the decommissioning of the currently existing school district facilities? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Rice

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2172)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $295.68 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $800 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2172 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Rock

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Martin Twp)
Appointment of Town Clerk
Shall Option B, providing for the appointment of the clerk by the town board be adopted for the government of the town?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 2 (Martin Twp)
Appointment of Town Treasurer
Shall option B, providing for the appointment of the treasurer by the town board be adopted for the government of the town?
 
 

Roseau

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #676)
Renewal of School District Expiring Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota has proposed to renew its expiring capital project levy authorization in the amount of 5.12076% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the costs of eligible capital project levy expenditures including, but not limited to improving and repairing school sites and buildings, equipping school buildings with permanent attached fixtures, acquisition of transportation vehicles and technology items. The proposed tax rate is not being increased from the previous year’s rate. The proposed renewal of the expiring capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $52,347 in the first year it is to be levied, 2020, for taxes payable in 2021, and would be authorized for ten (10) years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $523,465. Shall the renewal of the expiring capital project levy authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota 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 #676)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $1,170.29 per pupil, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring property tax referendum authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota 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 #2683)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2683 (Greenbush-Middle River) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $506.05 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1306.05 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

St. Louis

CITY QUESTION 1 (Biwabik)
Charter Amendment Question
Shall the proposed charter for the City of Biwabik be adopted?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #698)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $2,081 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #698)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 4.284% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the acquisition and installation of technology and deferred capital maintenance projects. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $193,368 in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, for taxes payable in 2022, and would be authorized for ten (10) years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $1,933,680. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 698 (Floodwood Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Scott

CITY QUESTION 1 (Shakopee)
Abolishment of the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission
Shall the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission be abolished?
 
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (New Market Twp)
Make the Town Treasurer position appointive rather than elected
Shall option B, providing for the appointment of the treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #720)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The Board of Independent School District No. 720, Shakopee, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts for taxes payable in the years specified: • $400 per pupil for taxes payable in 2021; • An additional $300 per pupil for taxes payable in 2022; • An additional $200 per pupil for taxes payable in 2023; • An additional $100 per pupil, for taxes payable in 2024. • The total tax increase of $1,000 per pupil will continue for taxes payable in 2025 to 2030. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 720 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Sherburne

CITY QUESTION 1 (Princeton)
ABOLISHMENT OF THE PRINCETON PUBLIC UTILTIES COMMISSION
Shall the Princeton Public Utilities Commission be abolished?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #882)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 882 (Monticello Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1299.12 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Yes No Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 882 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Stearns

CITY QUESTION 1 (Waite Park)
Abolishment of Civil Service Personnel Board
Shall the personnel board be abolished?
 
 

Steele

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #761)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing referendum revenue authorization of $482.90 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The renewed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota 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 #761)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorizations
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District's referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts per pupil for taxes payable in the years specified: $300 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, for taxes payable in 2022 through 2024 an additional $300 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, for taxes payable in 2025 through 2030 The proposed new referendum revenue authorizations would be applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the new referendum revenue authorizations proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2168)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2168 (New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $560 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2168 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR APROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2172)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2172 (Kenyon-Wanamingo) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $295.68 per pupil, and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $800 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, 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. 2172 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Stevens

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for New Elementary School
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $33,825,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, site development, modernization, beautification and new construction of an elementary school in Barrett? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Classroom Expansion and Equipment
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,330,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding classroom spaces and labs, adding equipment and furniture to support STEAM, Career and Technical Education, the Media Center and other general updates to facility and grounds? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Secondary Site Fitness Space
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $780,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, expanding and furnishing the Secondary Site fitness space? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 4 (ISD #2342)
School Building Bonds for Track and Field Complex; Outdoor Upgrades
Shall the board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area Schools), Minnesota be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,015,000 for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including, but not limited to, construction of a track and field complex and to repair and upgrade other outdoor grounds and structures? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2769)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $252.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota 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 #2769)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The Board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $207.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the general education revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Swift

CITY QUESTION 1 (Appleton)
Transfer of Liquor Store Net Proceeds to the Hospital
Shall the City Council be allowed to transfer funds from the net proceeds of the Municipal Liquor store to the City Hospital for the maintenance, equipment, or other capital needs in the City of Appleton, pursuant to Subdivision 4 of Minnesota Statutes 447.05?"
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2769)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $252.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota 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 #2769)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The Board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District’s general education revenue by $207.50 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the general education revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2769 (Morris Area Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Todd

CITY QUESTION 1 (Long Prairie)
Sunday Liquor
Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?
 
 

Traverse

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #803)
REVOKE AND REPLACE EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The School Board of Independent School District No. 803, Wheaton Area Public Schools, Minnesota (the “School District”) has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $731.99 per pupil and to approve a new referendum revenue authorization of $1,251.99 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years, beginning with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the new referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 803 (Wheaton Area Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #803)
APPROVING THE CHANGE IN AUTHORIZED USE OF CERTAIN REMAINING BOND PROCEEDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 803, Wheaton Area Public Schools, Minnesota (the “School District”), be authorized to use approximately $1,210,000 of any remaining proceeds of its General Obligation Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2018A, originally issued to fund the costs of certain improvements included in the School District’s ten-year facility plan approved by the School Board and the Commissioner of Education which have since been completed, to fund other improvements to school district sites and facilities, including but not limited to underground sewer drains, roof improvements, elementary playground pavement and technology improvements? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Wadena

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #821)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 821 (Menahga) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $180 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. 821 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
 

Waseca

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #761)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing referendum revenue authorization of $482.90 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The renewed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the expiring referendum revenue authorization proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota 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 #761)
Approval of New School District Referendum Revenue Authorizations
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase the School District's referendum revenue authorization by the following amounts per pupil for taxes payable in the years specified: $300 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, for taxes payable in 2022 through 2024 an additional $300 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, for taxes payable in 2025 through 2030 The proposed new referendum revenue authorizations would be applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the new referendum revenue authorizations proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools), Minnesota be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
Renewal of School District Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $1,180.49 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2020. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 and 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. 2134 (United South Central Public Schools), Minnesota 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 #2168)
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2168 (New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $560 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2168 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR APROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Watonwan

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #836)
Approval of Increased Referendum Levy Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,149.75 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new increased authorization in the amount of $1,779.50. The authorization proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute, provided that actual referendum revenue authorization for any year would not exceed the statutory maximum for that year. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (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 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #836)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization
If School District Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) has additionally proposed a project for the purchase and lease of technology, including but not limited to copying machines, telecommunications equipment, computers and related hardware, software, and annual licensing fees, and the payment of certain operational costs, including but not limited to personnel costs directly related to the operation and maintenance of telecommunications systems, computers, related equipment, and network and applications software, and the acquisition and replacement of school district vehicles, including vans and a tractor. To provide funds for the project costs, the board has proposed a capital project levy authorization, in the amount of 3.33% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed authorization would raise approximately $127,000 for taxes payable in 2021, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten (10) 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 $1,190,783. As a result, the projects are not required to receive a review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. If School District Question No. 1 is approved, shall the capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 836 (Butterfield-Odin Public Schools) also be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #840)
Renewal of Expiring Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $253.51 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
 
 

Wright

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #882)
Approval of Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 882 (Monticello Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1299.12 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Yes No Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 882 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2687)
Approval of Capital Project Levy Authorization to Fund Technology
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.906% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $200,000 for taxes payable in 2021, 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 $2,000,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of technology, technology systems, and directly related personnel costs. Yes No Shall the capital project levy authorization to fund technology proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2687)
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 2687 (Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted) has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $55.36 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $255.36 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2021, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Yes No 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. 2687 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
 
 

Yellow Medicine

CITY QUESTION 1 (Echo)
Sunday Liquor Sales
Shall the City Council of Echo be authorized to issue private on-sale or off-sale licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sundays by restaurants and establishments for consumption on or at the restaurant or establishment?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #129)
APPROVE RENEWED REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 129 (Montevideo Public Schools) has proposed to renew its referendum revenue authorization in the amount of $156.76 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes-payable year 2021. The renewed authorization amount of $156.76 per pupil proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2022, and would be applicable for nine years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 be approved?
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #129)
APPROVE INCREASE IN REFERENDUM LEVY AUTHORIZATION
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, the school board of Independent School District No. 129 has additionally proposed to increase the school district’s referendum revenue authorization by $303.24 per pupil, which would result in a total renewal-plus-increase authorization amount of $460.00 per pupil. This authorization would be first effective for taxes payable in 2021, and would be applicable for ten years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the referendum levy authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 129 also be approved?