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Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ballot Questions
The following list includes constitutional amendments, county, municipal, and school district questions.

Aitkin
CITY QUESTION 1 (Mcgregor)
CHANGE FROM A STANDARD FORM OF COUNCIL TO A PLAN A?
Shall Optional Plan A, modifying the Standard Plan of city government by providing for the appointment of the council of the clerk and treasurer (or Clerk-Treasurer), be adopted for the government of the City of McGregor?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2580)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2580 (East Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of improvements to district facilities; and the acquisition of technology, curriculum materials, equipment and school buses, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

Anoka
CITY QUESTION 1 (Lino Lakes)
ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR CERTAIN ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS
Shall the City of Lino Lakes be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,840,000 to privide funds for construction traffic signals and other improvements to the intersection of Main Street and Lake Drive and the intersection of Birch Street and Ware Road in the City? BY VOTING "TES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

CITY QUESTION 1 (Ramsey)
CHARTER AMENDMENT TO CONTINUE THE MAYOR-COUNCIL PLAN OF GOVERNMENT
Since its incorporation in 1974, the City of Ramsey has operated under the Mayor-Council Plan (City Administrator) form of government.  In 2006 the City Charter was amended to change from the Mayor-Council Plan (City Administrator to the Council-Manager Plan (City Manager) effective January 1, 2011.  The City's voters are being asked by the following question to approve or not approve this form of government change. A YES vote means retaining the Mayor-Council (City Administrator) form of government.  A NO vote means a Council-Manager form of government (City Manager) will be implemented effective January 1, 2011. Shall the Charter of the City of Ramsey be amended to retain the Mayor-Council Plan (City Administrator) form of government, rather than proceed with the adoption of the Council-Manager Plan (City Manager) form of government currently scheduled to occur on January 1, 2011?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #728)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has proposed to renew the $195.91 per pupil portion of the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #728)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #831)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $725 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $1,195 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #831)
APPROVAL OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $24,000,000, for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including but not limited to improvements in science, technology, engineering and math facilities; energy efficiency projects; and safety and security projects?

Becker
CITY QUESTION 1 (Detroit Lakes)
APPROVAL OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE TAX FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL PROJECTS
The City of Detroit Lakes proposes to provide and allocate resources to pay for control of Flowering Rush infestations of waters within the City, construction and improvement of bike trail facilities, parking improvements near City facilities and redevelopment of the area returned to the City by the State as a result of the realignment of Highway 10.  To fund this proposal, do you approve a City sales tax of up to 1% on food and beverages sold at restaurants, places of refreshment and retail liquor establishments?                                                

CITY QUESTION 1 (Wolf Lake)
SPLIT LIQUOR
The City of Wolf Lake currently owns and operates a municipal liquor store.  Shall the city council be allowed to issue private on-sale licenses to hotels, clubs and restaurants for the sale of intoxicating liquor?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Wolf Lake)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the Wolf Lake City council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Evergreen Twp)
SUPERVISOR TERMS CHANGED TO SIX YEARS
Shall the rerm of office for a Evergreen Township supervisor be for six years?  Thus avoiding a supermajority of the board being on the ballot every other election year.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #309)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $600 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $595.00 per pupil.  The School District’s existing levy authority of $26.30 per pupil expired after taxes payable in 2010.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?   BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY FOR TECHNOLOGY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $195.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?   BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY FOR FACILITIES
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $195.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?           BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #553)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 553, New York Mills, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $200.29 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $450 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 553 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #553)
APPROVAL OF ADDITONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 553, New York Mills, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $75 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 553 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Benton
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil, beginning in taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be adjusted each year by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed additional authorization would be adjusted each yar by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the additional revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Big Stone
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Akron Twp)

Blue Earth
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Medo Twp)
EXTENSION OF TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be extended from 4 years to 6 years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Pleasant Mound Twp)
EXTENSION OF TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be changed from four to  six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #88)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has proposed to renew $453.83 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 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 #88)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION TO FUND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $595 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #88)
APPROVAL OF FUNDING TO ACQUIRE TECHNOLOGY AND IMPROVE TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $150 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #458)
RENEWING OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 458 (Truman Public Schools) has proposed to renew the portion of the school district’s referendum authorization of $517.05 per pupil.   This proposed referendum revenue authorization would extend the school district’s prior authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ~ 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. 458 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 #2835)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to replace the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $318.58 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2010, effective for taxes payable in 2011, with an increased authorization of $778.39 per pupil.  This authorization would constitute a net increase of $459.81 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the replacement and increase of the expiring revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INFLATIONARY ADJUSTMENT
The School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to annually adjust its proposed authorization of $778.39 per pupil by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the inflationary adjustment in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 also be approved?

Brown
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #84)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 84 (Sleepy Eye) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,567.16 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. 84 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #88)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has proposed to renew $453.83 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 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 #88)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION TO FUND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $595 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #88)
APPROVAL OF FUNDING TO ACQUIRE TECHNOLOGY AND IMPROVE TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $150 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 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 EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $569.20 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, 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 2 (ISD #840)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2884)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2884(Red Rock Central) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.22 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,450.22 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.      Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and 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 FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Carlton
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Blackhoof Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years? Yes No

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Holyoke Twp)
TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Moose Lake Twp)
TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #93)
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION
The Board of Independent School District No. 93 (Carlton) has proposed to increase its general eductiaon revenue to $1,100 per pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The additional revenue will be used to finance school operations. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 93 be approved? By voting "yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #97)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District NO. 97, Moose Lake, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $250.21 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $400 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 97 be approved? By voting "yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

Carver
CITY QUESTION 1 (Mayer)
BOND TO FINANCE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE PARK IMPROVEMENTS
Shall the City of Mayer, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $685,000 to finance improvements to Old Schoolhouse Park including the construction and installation of a grandstand, bleachers, lights and restrooms? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Camden Twp)
TOWN SUPERVISOR TERM OF OFFICE
Shall the term of office for a Camden Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Young America Twp)
TOWN SUPERVISOR TERM OF OFFICE
Shall the term of office for a Young America Township Supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #111)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 111 (Watertown-Mayer) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $242.19 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $580 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board if Independent School District No. 111 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Cass
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Crooked Lake Twp)
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 (Inguadona Twp)
QUESTION 1
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 (Inguadona Twp)
QUESTION 2
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 (May Twp)
TOWN SUPERVISOR TERM OF OFFICE
Shall the term of the May Township Supervisors be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Ponto Lake Twp)
SIX YEAR TERM FOR PONTO LAKE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office of Ponto Lake Township supervisors be six years? The current term of office for supervisors is four years.  By making this change, there will be only one supervisor on the ballot in statewide general elections beginning in 2014.

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Woodrow Twp)
TOWN SUPERVISOR TERM OF OFFICE
Shall the term of office for a Woodrow town supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #113)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 113 (Walker Hackensack Akeley) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 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. 113 be approved?

Chippewa
CITY QUESTION 1 (Montevideo)
SUNDAY LIQUOR QUESTION
Shall the City of Montevideo be authorized to issue Sunday intoxicating liquor licenses?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Kragero Twp)
APPOINTED TOWN CLERK POSITION
Shall Option "B", providing for the appointment of the clerk by the town board, be adopted for the government of Kragero Township?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #775)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 775 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $200 per resident marginal cost pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 775 be approved? By voting 'Yes" on this ballot questions, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2190)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2190 (Yellow Medicine East) has proposed to renew the $401.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2190 be approved?         BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Chisago
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #138)
REVENUE TO REDUCE IMMEDIATE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #138)
REVENUE TO REDUCE FUTURE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #138)
REVENUE REDUCING ADDITIONAL FUTURE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 and School District Ballot Question 2 are each approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #139)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 139, Rush City Public Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 139 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #323)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Common School District No. 323-02 Franconia has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,700.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Common School District No. 323-02 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #831)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $725 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $1,195 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #831)
APPROVAL OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $24,000,000, for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including but not limited to improvements in science, technology, engineering and math facilities; energy efficiency projects; and safety and security projects?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2144)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($400.96 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools) 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 #2144)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $290 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Clay
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #152)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REVENUE TO AVOID FURTHER BUDGET CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 152 (Moorhead Area Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $850 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 152 be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2527)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RENEWAL OF EXISTING REFERENDUM
The Board of Independent School District No. 2527 (Norman Count West) has proposed to renew an existing referendum of $700.18 per pupil.  The Proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Clearwater
CITY QUESTION 1 (Shevlin)
SHEVLIN CITY QUESTION
To allow liquor establishments within the city limits of Shevlin to be open 52 Sundays per year subject to applicable Minnesota State Laws.  (Currently establishments are allowed to be open 4 Sundays per year.)

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Copley Twp)
COPLEY TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Greenwood Twp)
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Holst Twp)
HOLST TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Nora Twp)
NORA TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Sinclair Twp)
SINCLAIR TOWNSHIP QUESTION
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2311)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2311 (Clearbrook-Gonvick) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $300 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 revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2311 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Cook
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #166)
SUSTAINING EXCELLENCE: REVENUE TO MAINTAIN CURRENT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
The board of Independent School District No. 166 (Cook County School District) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $650 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 166 be approved?

Cottonwood
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2884)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2884(Red Rock Central) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.22 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,450.22 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.      Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and 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 FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Crow Wing
CITY QUESTION 1 (Brainerd)
BRAINERD CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT
Shall Sections 76 and 77 of the Charter of the City of Brainerd pertaining to the construction, reconstruction and repair of sidewalks be amended to state that a property owner who is required to make such sidewalk improvements will be assessed for such expense based on the actual benefit to the property with any excess costs that exceed the benefit paid as a current expense of the City?

Dakota
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #194)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has proposed to renew $236 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $250 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #194)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $524 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #194)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.321% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the purchase and installation of software and technology equipment and the support and maintenance of technology. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $940,000 for taxes payable in 2011, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for one year. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded is approximately $940,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #196)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $511.83 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.196 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #197)
APPROVE INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 197 (West. St. Paul – Mendota Heights – Eagan Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $362.63 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new authorization of $709.93 per pupil, effective for taxes payable in 2011. This amount would increase annually by the rate of inflation as determined by statute. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 197 (West. St. Paul – Mendota Heights – Eagan Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #252)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 252 (Cannon Falls Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $850 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 252 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Dodge
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #531)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 531 (Byron) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.10 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $450 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 531 be approved?

Douglas
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Brandon Twp)
TOWN SUPERVISOR TERM OF OFFICE
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years? A yes vote will change the term of office for Brandon town supervisors from 4 years to 6 years to avoid a supermajority of the board being on the ballot every-other election year.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION: APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342(West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.00 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and to replace that authorizationwith a new authorization of $1,370 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for  five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Faribault
CITY QUESTION 1 (Blue Earth)
BALLOT QUESTION CITY OF BLUE EARTH
Shall the proposed new charter be adopted?  Section I Section 1.03. Ward boundaries, is hereby stricken and deleted in its entirety and Section 1.04 shall be renumbered as Section 1.03 accordingly. Section II Section 2.02. Elective Officers, shall be amended by the deletion of the entire Section and by its replacement with the following: Section 2.02. Elective Officers. The elective officers of the City of Blue Earth shall be seven (7) members of the Council including the Mayor, and five (5) members of the Board of Public Works. All shall be qualified voters of said City. All elective officers shall be at-large elective offices.  All elective officers of the City of Blue Earth will serve terms of four (4) years.  Terms of the Mayor, Council members, and the Board of Public Works shall continue as currently elected and elections shall be held for the vacancies created by the expiration of all terms by general election.

CITY QUESTION 1 (Walters)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers, and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,000 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,200 per pupil. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. 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. 2134 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2536)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2536 (Granada-Huntley-East Chain) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,000 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. 2536 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to replace the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $318.58 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2010, effective for taxes payable in 2011, with an increased authorization of $778.39 per pupil.  This authorization would constitute a net increase of $459.81 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the replacement and increase of the expiring revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INFLATIONARY ADJUSTMENT
The School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to annually adjust its proposed authorization of $778.39 per pupil by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the inflationary adjustment in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 also be approved?

Fillmore
CITY QUESTION 1 (Lanesboro)
CITY BALLOT QUESTION
Shall the City of Lanesboro, Minnesota (the "City"), be authorized to impose a sales and use tax of one-half of one percent to finance the costs of improvements to City streets and utility systems and the betterment of City municipal buildings?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #227)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 227, Chatfield, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $350.77 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $520.77 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 227 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #534)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $200.35 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for nine years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #534)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $80 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2011 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. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2137)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2137, Kingsland, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $300.38 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2137 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2198)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2198 (Fillmore Central), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $400 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $500 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.    Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2198 (Fillmore Central) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Freeborn
CITY QUESTION 1 (Hollandale)
SUNDAY LIQUOR OPINION QUESTION
Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to bars or restaurants for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #492)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATIONS
The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $53.35 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2010.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $53.35 would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has also proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $251.18 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $251.18 would be applicable for nine (9) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the renewals of the expiring property tax referenda proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin) be approved?    BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDA THAT ARE SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,000 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,200 per pupil. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. 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. 2134 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2886)
RENEW OPERATING LEVY
Should Glenville-Emmons School District approve renewing an operating levy in the amount of $448.50 per pupil unit over a period of ten (10) years? Passage of this referendum extends an existing operating referendum at the same amount per pupil as in the previous year.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2886)
ADD AN OPERATING LEVY
Should Glenville-Emmons School District approve adding an operating levy in the amount of $443.41 per pupil unit over a period of ten (10) years? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Goodhue
CITY QUESTION 1 (Cannon Falls)
SHALL SECTIONS 3.04, 3.05, AND 4.08 OF THE CANNON FALLS CITY CHARTER BE AMENDED TO PROVIDE AS FOLLOWS: (NOTE: NEW LANGUAGE IS UNDERLINED; DELETED LANGUAGE HAS A LINE THROUGH IT)
Section 3.04.  ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND MOTIONS.  Legislation must be enacted by ordinance.  The Council may by ordinance provide that payment of liabilities, making and assessing of local improvements, issuance of bonds, and other administrative matters relating to a specific municipal act and not of general application, must be accomplished by resolution.  Except as otherwise provided in this Charter or law, an affirmative vote of a majority of the Council members present is required for the adoption of ordinances, resolutions and motions. All matters of administration not requiring approval by resolution under this Charter or law may be approved by motion. Section 3.05.  PROCEDURES ON ORDINANCES.  The enacting clause of an ordinance is: “THE CITY OF CANNON FALLS ORDAINS”.  An ordinance may not contain more than one subject which must be expressed in the title.  An ordinance must be introduced in writing.  An ordinance, except an emergency ordinance, may not be adopted for at least ten (10) days after being introduced, nor more than ninety (90) days after being introduced.  Any person may obtain, prior to adoption, a copy of an ordinance which has been introduced by requesting the copy from the City Administrator.  A fee may not be charged for the copy except when an ordinance codification is introduced in which case a reasonable administrative fee may be imposed. Section 4.08.  PURCHASES AND CONTRACTS.  The Council is the chief purchasing agent of the City.  The Council must approve City purchases and contracts in accordance with the Charter and law.  When competitive bids are required by law for a City purchase or contract, the Council must follow applicable law in the bidding and award process.  The Council may adopt by ordinance such other provisions for notice, bidding, and contracting on the City’s behalf as the Council deems reasonable and necessary.  The Council may provide for the sale and disposition of unclaimed property by ordinance in accordance with applicable law.

CITY QUESTION 1 (Lake City)
ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF LIBRARY FACILITIES
The City of Lake City is asking voter approval to issue and sell its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,900,000 to finance a new public library, including acquisition, construction and equipping of such public library facility. Shall the City of Lake City be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,900,000 to provide funds to finance a library facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #252)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 252 (Cannon Falls Area Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $500 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $850 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 252 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #656)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 656 (Faribault Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization of $385 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 656 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

Grant
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION: APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342(West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.00 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and to replace that authorizationwith a new authorization of $1,370 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for  five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Hennepin
CITY QUESTION 1 (Deephaven)
QUESTION OF ISSUANCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES
Shall the City of Deephaven be authorized to issue intoxicating liquor licenses?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Deephaven)
QUESTION ON ISSUANCE OF SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES
Shall the City of Deephaven be authorized to issue licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sunday?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Greenfield)
CHARTER COMMISSION DISCHARGE
Shall the Greenfield City Charter Commission be discharged?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Greenfield)
CITY CHARTER
Shall the proposed new charter be adopted?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Minneapolis)
PROPOSAL TO MAKE THE CHARTER COMMISSION RESPONSIBLE FOR REDISTRICTING
Should the City of Minneapolis adopt a change in its charter by eliminating the Redistricting Commission and giving the responsibility for redistricting of city wards, park board districts and Minneapolis school board districts to the Charter Commission, with input from an advisory group appointed by the Charter Commission?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #111)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 111 (Watertown-Mayer) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $242.19 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $580 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board if Independent School District No. 111 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #270)
REVOKING EXISTING CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 270 (Hopkins Public Schools) has also proposed to revoke its existing capital project levy authorization of 3.206% times the net tax capacity of the school district and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of 6.0847% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed new authorization will raise approximately $6,500,000 for taxes payable in 2011, the first year it is to be levied. The proposed authorization would be applicable for ten years and the estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $65,000,000.The money raised by the proposed authorization will be used to provide funding for the acquisition, installation and support of curriculum and improved technology and technology systems in various school district facilities, and the purchase of instructional equipment. The projects to be funded by the proposed authorization have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the school district's existing capital project levy authorization be revoked and the new capital project levy authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 270 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #270)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 270 (Hopkins Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the updating of building entrances, the acquisition and installation of video monitoring equipment at all schools, and the construction of traffic flow improvements? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 1 (ISD #286)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 286, Brooklyn Center, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $337.14 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $590 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 revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 286 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

School District Question 2 (ISD #286)
APPROVAL OF ADDITONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 286, Brooklyn Center, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $100 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 revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 286 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #728)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has proposed to renew the $195.91 per pupil portion of the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #728)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Houston
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #300)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah), Minnesota has proposed to renew the School District’s existing property tax referendum of $608.34 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $608.34, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, would be applicable for six (6) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM EXTENDS AN EXISTING OPERATING REFERENDUM AT THE SAME AMOUNT PER PUPIL AS IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #300)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the School Board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $375.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

Hubbard
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Arago Twp)
ARAGO TOWNSHIP RESOLUTION #1-10-6 YEAR TERM OF OFFICE FOR TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
To prevent the situation where a super-majority of supervisors will not be on the ballot at any single township election, should the Aarago Town Board adopt a six-year term for the township supervisors?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Badoura Twp)
BADOURA TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 78-1.ZONING
Should zoning ordinance 78-1 of Badoura Township be repealed in accordance with Section XII?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #113)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 113 (Walker Hackensack Akeley) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 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. 113 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #308)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 308 (Nevis Schools) has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.47 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $475 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #309)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 309 (Park Rapids Area Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $600 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Isanti
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Athens Twp)

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Dalbo Twp)

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Oxford Twp)

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Stanchfield Twp)

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #138)
REVENUE TO REDUCE IMMEDIATE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #138)
REVENUE TO REDUCE FUTURE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #138)
REVENUE REDUCING ADDITIONAL FUTURE TEACHER, ELECTIVES, ARTS AND ATHLETICS CUTS
The board of Independent School District No. 138 (North Branch Area Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 and School District Ballot Question 2 are each approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 138 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #333)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 333, Ogilvie, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $600 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 333 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #728)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has proposed to renew the $195.91 per pupil portion of the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #728)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil, beginning in taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be adjusted each year by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed additional authorization would be adjusted each yar by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the additional revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Itasca
CITY QUESTION 1 (Nashwauk)
CITY BALLOT QUESTION
Shall the city of Nashwauk construct a community center?  BY VOTING YES ON THE BALLOT QUESTION YOU MAY BE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Alvwood Twp)
CHANGE TREASURER TO APPOINTED POSITION
Shall the Township of Alvwood change the Treasurer to an appointed rather than an elected position?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Stokes Twp)
OPTION B APPOINTMENT OF CLERK
Shall Option B, providing for the appointment of the clerk by the town board, be adopted for the government of the Town of Stokes?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 2 (Stokes Twp)
SUPERVISOR TERM
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor of the Town of Stokes be for six years?

Jackson
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2448)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2448 (Martin County West Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 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. 2448 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2448)
APPROVAL OF OPERATING REVENUE FOR SWIMMING POOL
The board of Independent  School District No. 2448 (Martin County West Schools) has also proposed to increase it general education revenue by $140 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 2448 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Kanabec
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #333)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 333, Ogilvie, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $600 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 333 be approved? 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'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $838.64 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 578 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 #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil, beginning in taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be adjusted each year by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed additional authorization would be adjusted each yar by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the additional revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2580)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2580 (East Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of improvements to district facilities; and the acquisition of technology, curriculum materials, equipment and school buses, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

Kandiyohi
CITY QUESTION 1 (Lake Lillian)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers, and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Raymond)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs and golf course club houses for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #347)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 347 (Willmar Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $498.49 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $898.49 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 347 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #775)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 775 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $200 per resident marginal cost pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 775 be approved? By voting 'Yes" on this ballot questions, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2364)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2364 (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $837.76 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $837.76 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2364 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Kittson
CITY QUESTION 1 (Lake Bronson)
SUNDAY ON-SALE LIQUOR LICENSES
Shall the City of Lake Bronson be allowed to issue Sunday On-Sale Liquor Licenses?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Arveson Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Caribou Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Clow Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Davis Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Deerwood Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Granville Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Hallock Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Hampden Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Hazelton Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Hill Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Jupiter Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Norway Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Pelan Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Percy Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Poppleton Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (St. Joseph Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (St. Vincent Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Skane Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (South Red River Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Spring Brook Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Svea Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Tegner Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Thompson Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a Town Supervisor be for Six Years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #356)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
Shall a portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 356 be approved? "BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE."

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2683)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2683, Greenbush-Middle River, has proposed to replace its expiring referendum revenue authroization of $640.70 per pupil and increase it by $759.30 per pupil for a total referendum revenue authorization of $1400 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Koochiching
CITY QUESTION 1 (Big Falls)
SUNDAY LIQUOR SALES AT MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE
Shall the City of Big Falls be allowed to sell on-sale intoxicating liquor at the Big Falls Municipal Liquor Store on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #362)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 362 (Littlefork-Big Falls), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to finance classroom upgrades and technology improvements, and other costs related to the acquisition of equipment and betterment of school facilities?

Lac Qui Parle
CITY QUESTION 1 (Boyd)
ISSUANCE OF SUNDAY ON-SALE LICENSES TO HOTELS, CLUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Shall the city council be allowed to issue Sunday on-sale liquor licenses to hotels, clubs and restaurants?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2190)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2190 (Yellow Medicine East) has proposed to renew the $401.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2190 be approved?         BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Lake Of The Woods
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #690)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorizations of $600.01 per pupil that are scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and 2015 and to replace those authorizations with a new authorization of $800.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorizations be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Le Sueur
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Cordova Twp)
APPROVAL OF 6 YEAR TERMS FOR SUPERVISORS
To Cordova Township voters, the Minnesota Legislature passed Stat. §367.03 which authorizes 6 year terms for township supervisors. At the 2008 Cordova Township annual meeting a vote was passed to move elections from March to November. As a result if this ballot question is passed, every two years one supervisor will run for a 6 year term,  and either one clerk or one treasurer will run for a 4 year term. “Shall the term of office for town supervisors be 6 years?”

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #392)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 392 (Le Center Public Schools) has proposed to renew $251.03 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 392 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #392)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 392 (Le Center Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $500 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 392 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #392)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 392 (Le Center Public Schools) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 2.81% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for roof replacement and repair, flooring replacement and repair, and other building maintenance.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $125,000 for taxes payable in 2011, 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 is approximately $1,000,000.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 392 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2397)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Lincoln
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #414)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board ofIndependent School District No. 414, Minneota, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.30 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 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 revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 414 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Lyon
CITY QUESTION 1 (Lynd)
PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR A FIRE HALL PROJECT
P "Shall the City of Lynd, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $375,000.00 to defray the expense of the acquisition and betterment of a fire station project?" BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #414)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board ofIndependent School District No. 414, Minneota, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.30 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 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 revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 414 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2167)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2167 (Lakeview), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $500.01 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $800.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2167 (Lakeview) be approved?  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE  

Mcleod
CITY QUESTION 1 (Brownton)
AUTHORIZATION OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS
Shall the City of Brownton, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $850,000 to finance the renovation and rehabilitation of the former McLeod West School? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE. .

CITY QUESTION 1 (Hutchinson)
LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX QUESTION
If the Minnesota State Legislature grants statutory authority, should the City of Hutchinson implement a temporary one-half of one percent sales and use tax on all taxable transactions occurring within the City of Hutchinson to help pay the bonded indebtedness on the new water plant and expanded wastewater treatment plant in the City of Hutchinson?  Sales of motor vehicles registered for road use would be exempt from this sales tax, but retail sales of such motor vehicles would be charged a $20.00 excise tax per vehicle sold. The outstanding bonded indebtedness (including principal and interest) is estimated at $29,674,097. The above tax revenues would be dedicated to retiring the debt on the two plants.  Furthermore, the taxes would expire 18 years from the date of implementation or when the Hutchinson City Council determines the debt has been paid off, whichever is sooner.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2365)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 (LE SUEUR-HENDERSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS) HAS PROPOSED TO EXTEND ITS GENERAL EDUCATION PROPERTY TAX LEVY BY $300 PER PUPIL. THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR FIVE (5) YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE AS PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 BE APPROVED?
The board of Independent School District No. 2365 (G.F.W. Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $468.19 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $847 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the  board of Independent School District No. 2365 be approved? BY VOTING ""YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Mahnomen
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Clover Twp)
SUPERVISOR TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Gregory Twp)
SUPERVISOR TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Marsh Creek Twp)
SUPERVISOR TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

Marshall
CITY QUESTION 1 (Middle River)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to clubs and/or restaurants for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #561)
APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 561 (Goodridge) has proposed to renew the school district's referendum revenue authorization of $1750 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 561 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 #682)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) has proposed to revoke $126.04 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $326.04 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall a portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 682 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #682)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for a phased program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including acquisition and installation of instructional equipment, textbooks, transportation vehicles, supplies and improved technology systems, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2683)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2683, Greenbush-Middle River, has proposed to replace its expiring referendum revenue authroization of $640.70 per pupil and increase it by $759.30 per pupil for a total referendum revenue authorization of $1400 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Martin
CITY QUESTION 1 (Fairmont)
CITY OF FAIRMONT BALLOT QUESTION NO 1
Shall the City be authorized to sell the Fairmont Light Plant, including all real property, excluding an easement to the City for access to the switch gear and water tower that will be retained by the City, and all equipment, excluding the water tower, the district heating facilities, the 69 kV transformer and interconnect switch and all of the distribution system switch gear on site, to Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for one dollar and other valuable consideration? The Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency will construct a new generating facility initially producing approximately 20 to 30 additional megawatts on the site.

CITY QUESTION 1 (Trimont)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue On-Sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #458)
RENEWING OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 458 (Truman Public Schools) has proposed to renew the portion of the school district’s referendum authorization of $517.05 per pupil.   This proposed referendum revenue authorization would extend the school district’s prior authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ~ 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. 458 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 #840)
RENEWAL OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $569.20 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, 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 2 (ISD #840)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2448)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2448 (Martin County West Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $700 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. 2448 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2448)
APPROVAL OF OPERATING REVENUE FOR SWIMMING POOL
The board of Independent  School District No. 2448 (Martin County West Schools) has also proposed to increase it general education revenue by $140 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 2448 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2536)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2536 (Granada-Huntley-East Chain) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,000 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. 2536 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Meeker
CITY QUESTION 1 (Cosmos)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City of Cosmos issue a Sunday, Intoxicating Liquor License?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #739)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 739 (Kimball) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $275 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 739 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #739)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 739 (Kimball) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 739 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Mille Lacs
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #333)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 333, Ogilvie, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $600 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 333 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil, beginning in taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be adjusted each year by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed additional authorization would be adjusted each yar by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the additional revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Morrison
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Rosing Twp)
OPTION B APPOINTMENT OF CLERK-TREASURER
Shall Option B, providing for the appointment of the Clerk-Treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #486)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 486 (Swanville Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $804.42 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 486 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #486)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 486 (Swanville Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 486 also be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #487)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 487, Upsala, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of  $500 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $795 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 487 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil, beginning in taxes payable year 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be adjusted each year by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools) be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #912)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM LEVY
The School Board of Independent School District No. 912 (Milaca Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil, beginning with taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed additional authorization would be adjusted each yar by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, and would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the additional revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 912 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2753)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2753 (Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $700 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2753 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Mower
CITY QUESTION 1 (Austin)
CITY BALLOT QUESTION NO. 1
Shall the Austin City Charter be amended to provide that council members-at-large elected after November 1, 2014 serve terms of four years?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Austin)
CITY BALLOT QUESTION NO. 2
Shall the Austin City Charter be amended to provide that mayors elected after November 1, 2012 serve terms of four years?

CITY QUESTION 3 (Austin)
CITY BALLOT QUESTION NO. 3
Shall the Austin City Charter be amended to provide that the mayor has the right to vote on any matter in the event there is a tie vote among voting council members?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #492)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATIONS
The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $53.35 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2010.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $53.35 would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  The board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin), Minnesota has also proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum of $251.18 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $251.18 would be applicable for nine (9) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the renewals of the expiring property tax referenda proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 492 (Austin) be approved?    BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDA THAT ARE SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #534)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $200.35 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for nine years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #534)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $80 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2011 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. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2137)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2137, Kingsland, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $300.38 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine (9) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2137 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Murray
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2169)
SHALL THE INCREASE IN THE REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2169 BE APPROVED?
The Board of Independent School District No. 2169, Murray County Central Schools, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorizations of $831.76 per pupil and $450 per pupil and replace them with a new authorization of $1,281.76 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten 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.

Nicollet
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #88)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has proposed to renew $453.83 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 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 #88)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION TO FUND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $595 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #88)
APPROVAL OF FUNDING TO ACQUIRE TECHNOLOGY AND IMPROVE TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
The school board of Independent School District No. 88 (New Ulm Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $150 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 88 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #507)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 507, Nicollet, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $800 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,400 per pupil.  The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 507 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2365)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 (LE SUEUR-HENDERSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS) HAS PROPOSED TO EXTEND ITS GENERAL EDUCATION PROPERTY TAX LEVY BY $300 PER PUPIL. THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR FIVE (5) YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE AS PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 BE APPROVED?
The board of Independent School District No. 2365 (G.F.W. Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $468.19 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $847 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the  board of Independent School District No. 2365 be approved? BY VOTING ""YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2397)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Nobles
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #514)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION.
The board of Independent School District No. 514, Ellsworth Public School, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $982.12 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1332.12 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. 514 be approved? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2169)
SHALL THE INCREASE IN THE REVENUE PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2169 BE APPROVED?
The Board of Independent School District No. 2169, Murray County Central Schools, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorizations of $831.76 per pupil and $450 per pupil and replace them with a new authorization of $1,281.76 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten 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 (Twin Valley)
SHALL THE CITY OF TWIN VALLEY ABANDON OPTIONAL PLAN A?
Shall Optional Plan A, modifying the standard plan of city government by providing for the appointment by the council of the clerk-treasurer be abandoned for the government of the city?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2527)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RENEWAL OF EXISTING REFERENDUM
The Board of Independent School District No. 2527 (Norman Count West) has proposed to renew an existing referendum of $700.18 per pupil.  The Proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Olmsted
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #227)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 227, Chatfield, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $350.77 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $520.77 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 227 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #531)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 531 (Byron) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.10 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $450 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 531 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #534)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $200.35 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for nine years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #534)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 534, Stewartville, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $80 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2011 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. 534 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #535)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $462.98 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $805.98 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #535)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $343.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine (9) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester) be approved?

Otter Tail
CITY QUESTION 1 (Fergus Falls)
APPROVAL OF A SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE COMMUNITY ICE ARENA PROJECT
Shall the City of Fergus Falls, Minnesota (the "City"), be authorized to impose a sales and use tax of one-half of one percent to finance the costs of the acquisition, construction and equipping of an approximately 72,000 square foot community ice arena to be located at 340 Friberg Avenue in the City?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Pelican Twp)
APPROVAL TO CHANGE TERM FOR SUPERVISORS TO SIX YEARS
Shall the length of term for supervisors be changed to six years from four years to prevent a majority of the townboard coming up for election every other election period?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #544)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 544 (Fergus Falls Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $416.05 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 544 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 #549)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $595.00 per pupil.  The School District’s existing levy authority of $26.30 per pupil expired after taxes payable in 2010.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?   BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY FOR TECHNOLOGY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $195.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?   BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #549)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY FOR FACILITIES
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $195.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 549 (Perham) be approved?           BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #553)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 553, New York Mills, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $200.29 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $450 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 553 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #553)
APPROVAL OF ADDITONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 553, New York Mills, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by an additional $75 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 553 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION: APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342(West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.00 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and to replace that authorizationwith a new authorization of $1,370 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for  five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Pennington
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Black River Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISOR
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Bray Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISOR
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Numedal Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISOR
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Polk Centre Twp)
SIX-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE OPTION FOR TOWN SUPERVISOR
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #561)
APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 561 (Goodridge) has proposed to renew the school district's referendum revenue authorization of $1750 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 561 be approved? "BY VOTING 'YES' ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE."

Pine
CITY QUESTION 1 (Pine City)
NEW FIRE HALL FACILITY
Shall the City of Pine City, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,650,000 to defray the expense of the demolition of the existing fire hall, construction and equipping of a new fire hall facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #97)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District NO. 97, Moose Lake, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $250.21 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $400 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 97 be approved? By voting "yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #139)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 139, Rush City Public Schools, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $500 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would 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. 139 be approved? 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'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 578 (Pine City) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $838.64 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 578 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 #2580)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2580 (East Central) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of improvements to district facilities; and the acquisition of technology, curriculum materials, equipment and school buses, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

Pipestone
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Osborne Twp)
SHOULD OSBORNE TOWNSHIP CHANGE TERMS OF OSBORNE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS TO SIX YEARS
In order to avoid having to elect two of our three supervisors on the same year, should Osborne township change the supervisors terms to six years?

Polk
CITY QUESTION 1 (Fertile)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Should the City of Fertile issue Sunday liquor licenses to eligible establishments?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Mentor)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sundays?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Badger Twp)
OPTION B; APPOINTMENT OF CLERK-TREASURER
Shall Option B, providing for the appointment of the Clerk-Treasurer by the town board, be adopted for the government of the town?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #593)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 593, Crookston Public Schools, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $351.44 per pupil and replace it with a new authorization of $1,082.24 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. 593 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2311)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2311 (Clearbrook-Gonvick) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $300 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 revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2311 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Pope
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION: APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342(West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.00 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and to replace that authorizationwith a new authorization of $1,370 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for  five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2364)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2364 (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $837.76 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $837.76 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2364 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Ramsey
County Question 1
QUESTION 1- CHARTER AMENDMENT REGARDING MINIMUM SIGNATURES FOR REFERENDUM OR INITIATIVE
Should the Ramsey County Home Rule Charter be amended to decrease the minimum number of signatures required for a referendum or initiative petition from ten percent (10%) to seven percent (7%) of those who voted in the county for the office of President of the United States in the last general election?

County Question 2
QUESTION 2- CHARTER AMENDMENT REGARDING TIME PERIOD FOR OBTAINING SIGNATURES FOR REFERENDUM
Should the Ramsey County Home Rule Charter be amended to increase the time period to obtain signatures for a referendum petition from thirty (30) days to forty-five (45) days after an ordinance is published?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #621)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 621, Mounds View, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $532.54 per pupil, which is set to expire in 2011. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for eight years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal of the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 621 be approved?

Red Lake
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #593)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 593, Crookston Public Schools, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $351.44 per pupil and replace it with a new authorization of $1,082.24 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. 593 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Redwood
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Vesta Twp)
LENGTH OF SUPERVISORS TERM
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2190)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2190 (Yellow Medicine East) has proposed to renew the $401.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2190 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)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2884(Red Rock Central) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.22 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,450.22 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.      Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and 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 FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Renville
CITY QUESTION 1 (Morton)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2190)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2190 (Yellow Medicine East) has proposed to renew the $401.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2190 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 #2365)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 (LE SUEUR-HENDERSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS) HAS PROPOSED TO EXTEND ITS GENERAL EDUCATION PROPERTY TAX LEVY BY $300 PER PUPIL. THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR FIVE (5) YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE AS PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 BE APPROVED?
The board of Independent School District No. 2365 (G.F.W. Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $468.19 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $847 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the  board of Independent School District No. 2365 be approved? BY VOTING ""YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Rice
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #656)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 656 (Faribault Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization of $385 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 656 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 #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $847.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $150.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Rock
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Springwater Twp)
COMBINED CLERK-TREASURER POSITION
Shall option D, providing for the combining of the offices of clerk and treasurer as an elected position, be adopted for the government of the town?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #514)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION.
The board of Independent School District No. 514, Ellsworth Public School, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $982.12 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1332.12 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. 514 be approved? By voting "YES" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

Roseau
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #676)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The School Board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger), Minnesota has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 4.978% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the costs of technology, school vehicles, improving and repairing school sites and buildings and equipping school buildings with permanent attached fixtures.  The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $40,397 for taxes payable in 2011, 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 $403,970.  The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 676 (Badger) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #682)
REVOKING PORTION OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) has proposed to revoke $126.04 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $326.04 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall a portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 682 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #682)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 682 (Roseau) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $495,000 to provide funds for a phased program of acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including acquisition and installation of instructional equipment, textbooks, transportation vehicles, supplies and improved technology systems, with said bonds to be repaid from funds on hand and available in the debt redemption fund of the school district?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #690)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorizations of $600.01 per pupil that are scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and 2015 and to replace those authorizations with a new authorization of $800.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorizations be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 690 (Warroad) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2683)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2683, Greenbush-Middle River, has proposed to replace its expiring referendum revenue authroization of $640.70 per pupil and increase it by $759.30 per pupil for a total referendum revenue authorization of $1400 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be effective for taxes payable in 2012 and be applicable for 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. 2683 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Saint Louis
CITY QUESTION 1 (Proctor)
CITY QUESTION REGARDING LOCAL SALES TAX
Shall the City Council of the City of Proctor perform necessary maintenance and make improvements to City facilities and infrastructure by extending the existing one-half percent sales and use tax on all taxable transactions occurring within the City of Proctor until an additional $2.8 million has been collected?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (FREDENBERG TWP)
Shall Fredenberg Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $991,000 to provide funds for additions to the existing fire hall?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Grand Lake Twp)
SEPARATE CLERK/TREASURER POSITION
Shall option D, for combining the offices of clerk and treasurer, be abandoned for the township?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #696)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 (Ely) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,885,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including but not limited to heating plant improvements, technology and electrical and domestic water service? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #696)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
If Question No. 1 is approved, shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 (Ely) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,630,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including but not limited to roof repair, electrical and plumbing improvements? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #709)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds totaling $128,000,000 to be used with an estimated $66,092,086 in bonds and investment earnings previously approved by the Board for alternative facilities to build two new middle schools and two new elementary schools; repair and remodel three high schools, one middle school, and five elementary schools; repair and expand two elementary schools; and repair and remodel ‘Old Central High’ and the Secondary Technical Center? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #712)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 712 (Mountain Iron-Buhl) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $562.95 per pupil which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 712 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Scott
CITY QUESTION 1 (Shakopee)
ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO COMMUNITY CENTER
Shall the City of Shakopee be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $8,010,000 to provide funds for constructing and equipping improvements to and expansion of its community center? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Blakeley Twp)
SUPERVISOR 6-YEAR TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Helena Twp)
SUPERVISOR 6-YEAR TERMS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Spring Lake Twp)
SUPERVISOR 6-YEAR TERMS
Shall the term of each Board Supervisor be increased from four years to six years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #194)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has proposed to renew $236 per pupil of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $250 per pupil which is scheduled to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #194)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $524 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #194)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 194 (Lakeville) has also proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.321% times the net tax capacity of the school district to provide funds for the purchase and installation of software and technology equipment and the support and maintenance of technology. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $940,000 for taxes payable in 2011, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for one year. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded is approximately $940,000. The projects to be funded have received a positive review and comment from the Commissioner of Education. Shall the capital project levy proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 194 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2397)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Sherburne
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #728)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has proposed to renew the $195.91 per pupil portion of the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #728)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Sibley
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Arlington Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Dryden Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Faxon Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Jessenland Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Kelso Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (New Auburn Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Severance Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Sibley Twp)
WHETHER TO TRANSITION TO SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR TOWN SUPERVISORS
Shall the term of office for a town supervisor be for six years?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 2 (Sibley Twp)
WHETHER TO COMBINE THE OFFICES OF THE TOWN CLERK AND TREASURER
Shall Option D, providing for the combining of the offices of clerk and treasurer as an elected position, be adopted for the government of the town?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2365)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION REFERENDUM REVENUE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 (LE SUEUR-HENDERSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS) HAS PROPOSED TO EXTEND ITS GENERAL EDUCATION PROPERTY TAX LEVY BY $300 PER PUPIL. THE PROPOSED REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION WOULD BE APPLICABLE FOR FIVE (5) YEARS UNLESS OTHERWISE REVOKED OR REDUCED AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SHALL THE EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE AS PROPOSED BY THE BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2397 BE APPROVED?
The board of Independent School District No. 2365 (G.F.W. Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $468.19 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $847 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the  board of Independent School District No. 2365 be approved? BY VOTING ""YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2397)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE
The board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $350.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2397 (Le Sueur-Henderson) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Stearns
CITY QUESTION 1 (Rockville)
REDUCING THE SIZE OF THE ROCKVILLE CITY COUNCIL
The Rockville City Council has adopted an ordinance proposing to reduce the size of the Council from six council members and a mayor to four council members and a mayor.  The reduction only becomes effective if approved by the voters of the City of Rockville.  The reduction will take effect on January 1, 2013 after the 2012 general election. Should the Rockville City Council be reduced in size from six council members and a mayor to four council members and a mayor? A "YES" vote means that the Council size will be reduced to four council members and a mayor.  A "No" vote means that the Council size will remain six council members and a mayor.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #487)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 487, Upsala, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of  $500 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $795 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 487 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #739)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 739 (Kimball) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $275 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 739 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #739)
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 739 (Kimball) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for six years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 739 also be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2364)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2364 (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $837.76 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $837.76 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2364 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2753)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2753 (Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $700 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2753 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Steele
CITY QUESTION 1 (Owatonna)
ELECTION DATE CHARTER AMENDMENT
Should Section 3.2 of the Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the regular city election be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even numbered years?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #761)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $691.04 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $691.04 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 be approved?  BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #761)
ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION TO FUND ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS
The school board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would 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. 761 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #761)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
If School District Ballot Question 2 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition of the Pillsbury property and the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of additions and improvements to that land and the existing facility located thereon? BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $847.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $150.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Stevens
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #769)
REPLACING EXPIRING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 769 (Morris), Minnesota has proposed to replace the School District's expiring referendum revenue authorization of $301.82 per pupil with a new authorization of $500.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation.  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. 769 (Morris) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2342)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION: APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2342(West Central Area), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District's existing referendum revenue authorization of $950.00 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011 and to replace that authorizationwith a new authorization of $1,370 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for  five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2342 (West Central Area) be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Swift
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #769)
REPLACING EXPIRING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 769 (Morris), Minnesota has proposed to replace the School District's expiring referendum revenue authorization of $301.82 per pupil with a new authorization of $500.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation.  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. 769 (Morris) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #775)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 775 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $200 per resident marginal cost pupil unit.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced provided by law.  Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 775 be approved? By voting 'Yes" on this ballot questions, you are voting for a property tax increase.

Todd
County Question 1
AUTHORIZING BONDING TO RENOVATE THE TODD COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE
The Todd County Board of Commissioners have authorized a bond referendum for the purpose of renovating the Todd County Historic Courthouse.  The result of this referendum will inform the County Board as to the desires of the voters of the County with regards to the status of the Historic Courthouse.  A failed referendum will likely lead to a decision that the Historic Courthouse can no longer be used or maintained and the building may be demolished. In favor of renovating the Todd County Historic Courthouse and to bond for up to $4.3 million for said purpose. BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Bruce Twp)
SHOULD BRUCE TOWNSHIP CONTINUE TO ENFORCE THE BRUSHING ORDINANCE
Shall persons who own or occupy real estate that adjoins a town road and is not part of an incorporated municipality be required to remove rocks larger than five inches in diameter and to cut, destroy, or remove all weeds, grass and other plants up to three inches from the town road adjacent to their land (MS 366.015)? BY VOTING "NO" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Ward Twp)
SHALL WARD TOWNSHIP ADOPT NEW TERMS FOR SUPERVISORS, CLERK, TREASURER
Starting in 2010 shall the Town of Ward establish 6 year terms for Supervisors and 4 year terms for Clerk and Treasurer to conform with November Elections. Shall the Town of Ward elect Supervisors  for a 6 year term and elect the Clerk and Treasurer for 4 year terms?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #486)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 486 (Swanville Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $804.42 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 486 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #486)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 486 (Swanville Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 486 also be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #487)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 487, Upsala, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of  $500 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $795 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 487 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2753)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2753 (Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $700 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2753 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2759)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2759 (Eagle Valley Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $807.08 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,157.08 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 school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2759 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2759)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 2759 (Eagle Valley Public Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,055,000 to provide funds for the repair and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction of renovations and additions to the school in Clarissa and the construction of renovations to the school in Eagle Bend? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Traverse
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #803)
APPROVE INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 803 (Wheaton Area Public Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $844.34 per pupil, and to replace this authorization with a new authorization of $1,575 per pupil, effective for taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.  Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the school 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.

Wabasha
CITY QUESTION 1 (Hammond)
CITY QUESTION 1 WHETHER TO KEEP THE CITY PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Shall the Public Utilities Commission for the City of Hammond be abolished?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Lake City)
ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF LIBRARY FACILITIES
The City of Lake City is asking voter approval to issue and sell its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,900,000 to finance a new public library, including acquisition, construction and equipping of such public library facility. Shall the City of Lake City be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,900,000 to provide funds to finance a library facility? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #535)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $462.98 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $805.98 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #535)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $343.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for nine (9) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the additional increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 535 (Rochester) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #861)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 861 (Winona), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($1,550 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $1,550 would be applicable for six (6) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 861 (Winona) be approved?

Waseca
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #761)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $691.04 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $691.04 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 761 be approved?  BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #761)
ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION TO FUND ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS
The school board of Independent School District No. 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $175 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would 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. 761 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 3 (ISD #761)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
If School District Ballot Question 2 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District 761 (Owatonna Public Schools) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the acquisition of the Pillsbury property and the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of additions and improvements to that land and the existing facility located thereon? BY VOTING "YES"ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
The board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $847.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #829)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 829 (Waseca), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $150.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for six (6) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2134)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,000 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,200 per pupil. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. 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. 2134 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INCREASED REFERENDUM LEVY
The school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to replace the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $318.58 per pupil, which expires at the end of taxes payable year 2010, effective for taxes payable in 2011, with an increased authorization of $778.39 per pupil.  This authorization would constitute a net increase of $459.81 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the replacement and increase of the expiring revenue proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #2835)
APPROVAL OF INFLATIONARY ADJUSTMENT
The School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 (Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools), State of Minnesota, has proposed to annually adjust its proposed authorization of $778.39 per pupil by the rate of inflation, beginning with taxes payable in 2012.  The proposed authorization would be applicable for 7 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Provided that a majority of school district voters approve School Ballot Question 1, shall the inflationary adjustment in revenue proposed by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2835 also be approved?

Washington
CITY QUESTION 1 (Afton)
PROPOSED HOME RULE CHARTER FOR AFTON
Shall the proposed new charter be adopted?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Afton)
ABOLISH CHARTER COMMISSION
Should the Afton Charter Commission be discharged?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Stillwater Twp)
OPTION B APPOINTMENT OF CLEERK 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?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #831)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $725 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $1,195 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake) be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #831)
APPROVAL OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS
Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 831 (Forest Lake), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $24,000,000, for acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities including but not limited to improvements in science, technology, engineering and math facilities; energy efficiency projects; and safety and security projects?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2144)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($400.96 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools) 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 #2144)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY AUTHORIZATION
If Question 1 above is approved, the board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools), Minnesota has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $290 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2144 (Chisago Lakes Area Schools) be approved?      BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Watonwan
TOWNSHIP QUESTION 1 (Butterfield Twp)
WHETHER TO COMBINE THE OFFICES OF CLERK AND TREASURER
Shall the combination of the offices of clerk and treasurer be adopted for the government of the town?

TOWNSHIP QUESTION 2 (Butterfield Twp)
WHETHER TO APPOINT THE POSITION OF CLERK/TREASURER
Shall the position of clerk/treasurer, if approved for combination, be appointed by the town board?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #458)
RENEWING OF EXPIRING SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 458 (Truman Public Schools) has proposed to renew the portion of the school district’s referendum authorization of $517.05 per pupil.   This proposed referendum revenue authorization would extend the school district’s prior authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ~ 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. 458 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 #840)
RENEWAL OF EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $569.20 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, 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 2 (ISD #840)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 840 (St. James) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $300 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2011, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. If School District Ballot Question 1 is approved, shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 840 also be approved?  BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Wilkin
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #544)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 544 (Fergus Falls Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $416.05 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 544 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.

Winona
SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #227)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board of Independent School District No. 227, Chatfield, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $350.77 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $520.77 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 227 be approved?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #300)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah), Minnesota has proposed to renew the School District’s existing property tax referendum of $608.34 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $608.34, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation, would be applicable for six (6) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM EXTENDS AN EXISTING OPERATING REFERENDUM AT THE SAME AMOUNT PER PUPIL AS IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #300)
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM REVENUE LEVY
If Question 1 above is approved, the School Board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah), Minnesota, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $375.00 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years beginning with taxes payable in 2011 unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.   Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 300 (LaCrescent-Hokah) be approved? PASSAGE OF THIS REFERENDUM WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #861)
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 861 (Winona), Minnesota has proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum ($1,550 per pupil) that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $1,550 would be applicable for six (6) years beginning with taxes payable in 2012 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. 861 (Winona) be approved?

Wright
CITY QUESTION 1 (Cokato)
ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY CITY TO FINANCE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING
Shall the City of Cokato issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $1,400,000 to finance the construction and equipping of a new Public Safety Building?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Cokato)
WHETHER CITY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO ISSUE SUNDAY LIQUOR LICENSES
Shall the City Council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers, and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sunday?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #111)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 111 (Watertown-Mayer) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $242.19 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $580 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board if Independent School District No. 111 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #728)
RENEWAL OF PORTION OF EXPIRING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has proposed to renew the $195.91 per pupil portion of the school district's existing revenue referendum authorization which is scheduled to expire.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2 (ISD #728)
APPROVAL OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The school board of Independent School District No. 728 (Elk River Area Schools) has also proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200 per pupil.  The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Yellow Medicine
CITY QUESTION 1 (Canby)
INCREASING THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF OFF SALE LIQUOR LICENSES
Shall the City Council be authorized to issue more than one off sale license for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail?

CITY QUESTION 2 (Canby)
QUESTION TO ADOPT AMENDED CHARTER
Shall the City of Canby adopt the amended Charter of the City of Canby effective January 1, 2011?

CITY QUESTION 1 (Porter)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

CITY QUESTION 1 (St. Leo)
SUNDAY LIQUOR
Shall the City Council be allowed to issure on-sale licenses to restaurants and clubs for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #414)
REVOKING EXISTING REVENUE AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVING NEW REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The Board ofIndependent School District No. 414, Minneota, has proposed to revoke its existing referendum revenue authorization of $126.30 per pupil and replace that authorization with a new authorization of $700 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 revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 414 be approved? BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2167)
REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2167 (Lakeview), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $500.01 per pupil and to approve a new authorization of $800.00 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for seven (7) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 2167 (Lakeview) be approved?  BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE  

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #2190)
RENEWAL OF EXPIRING PORTION OF REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 2190 (Yellow Medicine East) has proposed to renew the $401.19 per pupil portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2011.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2012, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 2190 be approved?         BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.