Clear Lake School District Bond Issue Question (May 2013)

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A Clear Lake School District Bond Issue question was approved on the May 21, 2013, election ballot in Barron, Dunn, Polk and St. Croix Counties, which are in Wisconsin.

This measure authorized the Clear Lake School District to increase its debt by $6.415 million through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount in order to fund the building, equipment and construction improvements at the high school and elementary school facilities, as well as improvements to the bleachers and parking lot repairs.[1]

Election results

Clear Lake Bond
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 227 72.76%
No8527.24%
These results are from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction referenda search.

Text of measure

Language of the resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the School District of Clear Lake, Barron, Dunn, Polk and St. Croix Counties, Wisconsin that there shall be issued pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,415,000 for the public purpose of financing a school building and improvement program consisting of the construction of additions to, equipping of and carpet replacement at the junior/senior high school; the construction of additions to and remodeling and equipping of the elementary school; improvements to track and bleacher facilities at the high school; parking lot repairs and improvements; and other improvements to District facilities.[1][2]


The question on the ballot:

Shall the School District of Clear Lake, Barron, Dunn, Polk and St. Croix Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to issue pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,415,000 for the public purpose of financing a school building and improvement program consisting of the construction of additions to, equipping of and carpet replacement at the junior/senior high school; the construction of additions to and remodeling and equipping of the elementary school; improvements to track and bleacher facilities at the high school; parking lot repairs and improvements; and other improvements to District facilities?[1][2]

Explanatory Statement

Below is a statement provided on the Forest Town website further explaining this ballot question:

The special election ballot will ask District electors to vote "yes" or "no" on the special election question as set forth above.

A "yes" vote on the question is in favor of the Initial Resolution and is a vote to approve the borrowing of $6,415,000 by the School District of Clear Lake through the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of financing a school building and improvement program consisting of the construction of additions to, equipping of and carpet replacement at the junior/senior high school; the construction of additions to and remodeling and equipping of the elementary school; improvements to track and bleacher facilities at the high school; parking lot repairs and improvements; and other improvements to District facilities.

A "no" vote on the question is opposed to the Initial Resolution set forth above and is a vote to deny the School District of Clear Lake the authority to borrow $6,415,000 through the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of financing a school building and improvement program consisting of the construction of additions to, equipping of and carpet replacement at the junior/senior high school; the construction of additions to and remodeling and equipping of the elementary school; improvements to track and bleacher facilities at the high school; parking lot repairs and improvements; and other improvements to District facilities.

In the event a majority of the electors voting vote "Yes" on the question set forth above, the District will be authorized to undertake the school building and improvement program described above and borrow not in excess of $6,415,000 therefor; if a majority vote "No" on the question set forth above, the District will not be so authorized.[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Town of Forest Special Election Notification
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.