Deerfield Community School Maintenance Referendum (2008)

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The Deerfield Community School Maintenance Referendum was a school bond issue on the September 9 ballot in the Deerfield School District which is in Dane County. The purpose of the referendum was to add money over the state revenue limit to the school budget over the next five years, totaling $1,875,000 by 2013. The additional funds will be used to upgrade aging technology and pay for the basic maintenance costs of the school.

The yearly breakdown of funds is as follows:

2008-2009: $275,000
2009-2010: $325,000
2010-2011: $375,000
2011-2012: $425,000
2012-2013: $475,000
Total: $1,875,000

Text of measure

The board of education for the Deerfield School District of Dane County, Wisconsin, supports in the final School District budget of $275,000 for the 2008-2009 school year, by $325,000 for the 2009-2010 school year, by $375,000 for the 2010-2011 school year, by $425,000 for the 2011-2012 school year and by $475,000 for the 2012-2013 school year in excess of the revenue limit set forth in Section 121.91, Wis. Stats., on a nonrecurring basis, such excess to be used for purposes of maintaining instructional programs, maintaining facilities, providing secure buildings, upgrading aging technology, and meeting the operating expense requirements incurred when properly operating the educational facilities of the District during these school years


Passed: 422 voted "yes" and 265 voted "no.".

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