Major school district revenue referendums are taking place Tuesday all across southeast Minnesota. Nine public school districts are going to their voters to ask for permission to levy property taxes.
Grand Meadow Public Schools wants voters to renew its existing per-student revenue for ten years.
Both Blooming Prairie and Zumbrota-Mazeppa are putting multiple questions on the ballot, but the first choice, is to renew existing tax levies for another ten years. In other questions to voters, both BP and ZM are asking for authorization to increase the tax levy.
Triton Public Schools is asking voters to increase revenue by $750 per student for ten years. Triton is only one of five districts seeking a big increase.
Caledonia Area Public Schools is asking to increase revenue by $460 per student for five years. La Crescent-Hokah Public Schools is asking to increase the property tax levy to generate $850 more per student for ten years.
Red Wing Public Schools wants voters to say yes to revoking the existing levy. and increasing to $1235 per student for ten years Red Wing has a second question that would generate even higher school revenue.
Faribault Public Schools also want to revoke its current levy and replace it with property tax revenue of $1040 per student for ten years. Faribault then asks to issue 86-million in school building bonds.
Lake City Public Schools wants permission to issue 12-million dollars in building bonds to improve Bluff View Elementary School.
The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.!