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Benton School District Exceeding Levy Measure (April 2012)

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A Benton School District Exceeding Levy Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Benton school district area which is in Grant and Lafayette Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 284 Approveda
  • NO 186

This measure sought to allow the school to collect additional taxes exceeding the revenue limit for a period of three years at an increasing rate in order to help pay for operational costs of the school district.[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the School District of Benton, Grant and Lafayette Counties, Wisconsin, that the revenues included in the school district budget be authorized to exceed the revenue limit imposed by Section 121.91 (2m) of the Wisconsin Statutes by $340,000 for the 2012-13 school year, by $330,000 for the 2013-14 school year and $320,000 for the 2014-15 school year for nonrecurring purposes consisting and enhancing the programs approved in 2006 and 2009, which includes sustaining operating expenses with which to maintain the current level of operations.[2]


  1. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Current Referenda List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.