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Wisconsin Municipal Debt Limit Exclusion Amendment, Question 1 (April 1975)
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1975
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 3 of article XI of the constitution be amended to exclude from the debt limit of a town, village, city, county, or special district debt secured solely by the property or income of a public project which produces regular income from normal operations where no general obligation is created, and to extend to counties the present nondebt incurring exclusion afforded to towns, villages, cities, or special districts for municipally-owned public utility mortgage or revenue financing?"
(Article XI) Section 3. ...An indebtedness created by a town, village, city or special district for the purpose of purchasing, acquiring, leasing, constructing, extending, adding to, improving, equipping, conducting, controlling, operating or managing a public utility
note: the above text is only the affected portion of Article XI, Section 3.
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 44 & JR 32 (1971)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 55 & JR 133 (1973)
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1975
- "Dane County Spring Election - April 1, 1975 - Information to Electors" Wisconsin State Journal, March 31, 1975