Brillion New Elementary School Referendum (2008)

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The Brillion New Elementary School Referendum was a school bond issue on the November 4 ballot in the School District of Brillion, which is in Calumet County. The purpose of the referendum was to add $23,690,000 in debt to the school budget. The additional funds would have been used to construct and equip a new elementary school building, demolish the old one, and make various improvements to the site of the new building.

Text of measure

Be it resolved by the School Board of the Brillion Public School District, Calumet, Manitowoc and Brown Counties, Wisconsin, that there shall be issued, pursuant to Chapter 67, Wisconsin Statutes, General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $23,690,000 for the purpose of paying the cost of constructing and equipping a new K-8 elementary school and demolishing and removing the existing elementary school and maintenance facility; constructing replacement maintenance facilities; and making improvements at the elementary school site including asphalt improvements[1]


Defeated, by a 3-1 margin (612 to 2,124).[2]