Salem Four Year Exceed Revenue Limits Referendum (2008)

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The Salem Four Year Exceed Revenue Limits Referendum was on the June 10 ballot in the Salem School District, which is in Kenosha County. The measure sought to exceed state-set revenue limits by $1,595,000 over four years. The additional funds would have been used for recurring costs.

Annual breakdown:

2008: $640,000
2009: $470,000
2010: $210,000
2011: $275,000
Total: $1,595,000

Text of measure

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT FOR RECURRING PURPOSES BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the Salem School District, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, that the revenues included in the School District budget be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, for the 2008-2009 school year by $640,000; for the 2009-2010 school year by an additional $470,000 (for a total of $1,110,000); for the 2010-2011 school year by an additional $210,000 (for a total of $1,320,000) and for the 2011-2012 and thereafter by an additional $275,000 (for a total of $1,595,000 per year), for recurring purposes.[1]

Result

Failed, with 235 "yes" votes and 269 "no" votes.[2]

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