Public Notice October 21, 2015

SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL
DISTRICT REFERENDUM
REVENUE AUTHORIZATION
The board of Independent School District No. 881 (Maple Lake Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $529.60 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
Yes
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 881 be approved?
No
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2
APPROVAL OF CAPITAL
PROJECT LEVY
AUTHORIZATION TO FUND TECHNOLOGY
The board of Independent School District No. 881 (Maple Lake Public Schools) has proposed a capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.8596% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $100,000 for taxes payable in 2016, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $1,000,000. The money raised by this authorization will provide funds for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of technology and technology systems and directly related personnel costs.
Yes
Shall the capital project levy authorization to fund technology proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 881 be approved?
No
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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Passage of School District Question 1 or School District Question 2 will result in an increase in your property taxes.
The annual dollar increases for typical residential homesteads, apartments, commercial-industrial properties, and most other classes of property within the school district are as shown in the table below.
For agricultural property (both homestead and non-homestead), the taxes for School District Question 1 will be based on the value of the house, garage and surrounding one acre of land only. There will be no referendum taxes for School District Question 1 paid on the value of other agricultural lands and buildings. For seasonal residential recreational property (i.e. cabins), there will be no taxes paid for School District Question 1.

The combined polling place for this election and the precincts served by that combined polling place will be as follows:
COMBINED POLLING PLACE:
Maple Lake High School - Commons
200 State Hwy. 55 E Maple Lake, MN 55358
This combined polling place serves all territory located in Independent School District No. 881; Wright County, Minnesota.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the combined polling place designated above. The polls for said election will be opened at 7:00 o'clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o'clock p.m., on the date of said election.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the combined polling place on election day.
Dated: August 10, 2015.
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/Shelley McAlpine
School District Clerk
Independent School District No. 881
(Maple Lake Public Schools)
State of Minnesota
(3-4c)

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