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Unofficial Results Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Ballot Questions
County, Municipal, and School District Ballot Questions

Dodge
COUNTY QUESTION 1
COUNTY RECORDER APPOINTMENT
Dodge County Board of Commissioners proposed making the County Recorder Position an appointed position instead of an elected position. The proposed referendum would be applicable starting in January 2015. May the law that allows for the appointment of the County Recorder in Dodge County be implemented by the Dodge County Board? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO MAKE THE COUNTY RECORDER POSITION APPOINTED.

Faribault
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,825,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including to provide funds for acquisition of land and construction of a new school?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Freeborn
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,825,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including to provide funds for acquisition of land and construction of a new school?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Isanti
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #332)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the schoold board of Independent School District No. 332 (Mora) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $62,900,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation of portions of the existing facility at the current Trailview site and the construction and equipping of a new preK-12 facility at that site; and the construciton of a new or the renovation of the existing transportation facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Kanabec
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #332)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the schoold board of Independent School District No. 332 (Mora) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $62,900,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the renovation of portions of the existing facility at the current Trailview site and the construction and equipping of a new preK-12 facility at that site; and the construciton of a new or the renovation of the existing transportation facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #578)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds, in an amount not to exceed $5,715,000, for acquisition and betterment of school facilities, including a new auditorium, remodeling and expansion of band and choir classrooms, and support spaces for the performing arts program? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Lake Of The Woods
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #690)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to finance the acquisition and betterment of school facilities?

Otter Tail
CITY QUESTION 1 (Battle Lake)
ESTABLISHMENT OF NATURAL GAS UTILITY AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS THEREFOR
Shall the City of Battle Lake be authorized to (i) establish a natural gas utility for natural gas distribution; and (ii) issue its general obligation bonds, including any bonds issued to refund such bonds, in an amount not to exceed $ 3.4 million to provide funds for the acquisition, construction and betterment of natural gas utility facilities and improvements necessary for the operation of a natural gas utility?  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.  [Natural gas utility revenues are intended to be the primary source of payment for the bonds and property taxes will increase only in the years when natural gas utility revenues are not sufficient to pay principal and interest on the bonds when due.]

Pine
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #578)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds, in an amount not to exceed $5,715,000, for acquisition and betterment of school facilities, including a new auditorium, remodeling and expansion of band and choir classrooms, and support spaces for the performing arts program? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Roseau
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #690)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to finance the acquisition and betterment of school facilities?

Todd
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #818)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1 APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
YES NO Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 818 (Verndale Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $_3,995,000.00_ to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of an addition to and the remodeling of the Verndale Public School building? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Wadena
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #818)
SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1 APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
YES NO Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 818 (Verndale Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $_3,995,000.00_ to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of an addition to and the remodeling of the Verndale Public School building? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Waseca
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,825,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including to provide funds for acquisition of land and construction of a new school?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.