Birchwood School District Referendum (2009)
The Birchwood school district had a similar measure on the ballot in 2008 which was defeated. Read about it here: Birchwood Exceed Revenue Limits (2008).
Defeated, with 360 "yes" votes and 386 "no" votes.
Wording of referendum
Be it resolved by the School Board of the School District of Birchwood, Washburn, Sawyer, Barron and Rusk Counties, Wisconsin, that for the purpose of replacing outdated computers, having adequate technology support, keeping instructional materials current, funding building maintenance needs and to keep high quality educational programs, the final school district budgets for the 2009-10 through 2010-11 school years shall include, on a nonrecurring basis, an amount of $295,000 in excess of the revenue limits imposed by Section 121.91(2m) of the Wisconsin Statutes