Legal Notice October 26, 2016

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT NO. 881
(MAPLE LAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election has been called and will be held in conjunction with the state general election in and for Independent School District No. 881 (Maple Lake Public Schools), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the purpose of voting on the following questions:
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 $584.18 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.
Yes
No
Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 881 be approved?
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS
BALLOT QUESTION, YOU
ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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 1.7737% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $100,000 for taxes payable in 2017, 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, technology systems, and directly related personnel costs.
Yes
No
Shall the capital project levy authorization to fund technology proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 881 be approved?
BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS
BALLOT QUESTION, YOU
ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
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 tables 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.
Type of Property
Residential Homestead
Estimated Market Value
Question 1 Pay 2017 Referendum Revenue Authorization
Question 2 Pay 2017 Capitol Project Levy Authorization
Value Ques. 1 Ques. 2
$50,000 $62.70 $5.32
$75,000 $94.05 $7.98
$100,000 $125.40 $12.73
$125,000 $156.75 $17.56
$150,000 $188.10 $22.40
$175,000 $219.45 $27.23
$200,000 $250.80 $32.07
$225,000 $282.15 $36.89
$250,000 $313.50 $41.73
$275,000 $344.85 $46.56
$300,000 $376.20 $51.40
$400,000 $501.60 $70.73
$500,000 $627.00 $88.68
Commercial-Industrial
Value Ques. 1 Ques. 2
$100,000 $125.40 $26.61
$250,000 $313.50 $75.38
$500,000 $627.00 $164.06
$1,000,000 $1,254.00 $341.43
Agricultural Homestead
40, 80, 160 and 320 acres
(assume dwelling value is $150,000 and acreage at $7,500)
Value Ques. 1 Ques. 2
$442,500 $188.10 $48.34
$742,500 $188.10 $74.95
$1,342,500 $188.10 $128.16
$2,542,500 $188.10 $264.95
Agricultural Non-Homestead
(Dollars per Acre)
Value Ques. 1 Ques. 2
$5,000 $0 $0.89
$6,000 $0 $1.06
$7,500 $0 $1.33
$8,000 $0 $1.42
$10,000 $0 $1.77
The precincts and polling places and voting hours at those polling places for this special election shall be the same as those for the state general election.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the polling place designated for the precinct in which he or she resides.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.
Dated: August 8, 2016
BY ORDER OF
THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Shelley McAlpine
School District Clerk
Independent School District No. 881 (Maple Lake Public Schools)
State of Minnesota (4-5c)

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