Germantown Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)
The annual additional funds would have been used for costs associated with the new elementary school, also on the Nov. 4 ballot. Both of the measures were defeated.
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the Germantown School District, Washington County, Wisconsin that the revenues included in the School District budget for the 2010-2011 school year and thereafter be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $500,000 a year, for recurring purposes consisting of costs associated with the new elementary school." 
Defeated by 5,341 to 9,458.
The group United for a Better Germantown support the referendum, saying that "Successful passage of this referendum will help maintain Germantown as a district of choice for families looking for a community to raise their families."