Oshkosh Area School District Elementary School Bond (2009)
This measure is one of three going before the voters on April 7th in the Oshkosh Area School District. You can read about the others here: Oshkosh Construction Referendum and here: Oshkosh Maintenance Referendum.
Defeated, with 10,165 "no" votes and 3,777 "yes" votes.
The Northwestern newspaper is offering a calculator where you can estimate the tax impact if the referendum passes: Calculate how much the Oshkosh school district's April referendums would add to your property tax bill.
Wording of referendum
Be it resolved by the School Board of the Oshkosh Area School District, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, that there shall be issued, pursuant to Chapter 67, Wisconsin Statutes, General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs of constructing and equipping a new elementary school to replace the existing Oaklawn Elementary School and former Sunset Elementary School to be lcoated [sic] on the Ryf Road property currently owned by the Oshkosh Area School District.
- Details emerge on Oshkosh school district's three question referendum in April, The Northwestern, February 9, 2009
- 2009 April General Election Results, WFRV, April 7-8, 2009
- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Referendum Database