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Whitewater School District Exceeding Levy Measure (April 2012)

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A Whitewater School District Exceeding Levy Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Whitewater school district area which is in Jefferson, Rock and Walworth Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,817 Approveda
  • NO 1,750

This measure sought to allow the school to collect additional taxes exceeding the revenue limit for three years at a rate of $600,000 in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs in the school district.[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the Whitewater Unified School District, Jefferson, Rock and Walworth Counties, Wisconsin, that the revenues included in the School District budget for the 2012-2013 school year through the 2014-2015 school year be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $600,000 a year, for non-recurring purposes consisting of maintaining K-3 class sizes; maintaining instructional and co-curricular programs; replacing aging technology and maintaining facilities.[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.