Tag: referendum

Hawley Voters to Decide Fate of $53 Middle School Referendum Today

Hawley, MN — Voters in the Hawley School District today will decide the fate of a $53 million Middle School Referendum along with another $3 million in athletic complex updates. The referendum is intended to help address growing pains in the Hawley community as the district, which is already lacking space, is projected to increase…
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November 8, 2022 0

Fertile-Beltrami Hosting Operating Levy Referendum Public Meeting on Tuesday

Fertile, MN — The Fertile-Beltrami School District is holding another community informational meeting this coming Tuesday, November 1st to provide more information about their upcoming Operating Levy Referendum on the November 8th ballot. An operating levy, also known as a referendum revenue request or excess operating levy referendum, is a procedure which allows school districts…
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October 28, 2022 0

Hawley Superintendent Dives Deeper Into Referendum Question on Ballot

Hawley, MN — In less than two weeks, voters in the Hawley School District will go to the polls to ask them two very important questions: Would they support a new $53 million middle school to meet their growing enrollment needs and if so, would they also support $3 million in renovations to their gym…
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October 26, 2022 0

Hawley School District Holding Facilities Public Informational Meeting this Thursday

Hawley, MN — The Hawley School District is inviting community members to a Public Meeting this Thursday, September 29th where they will present and discuss information regarding their proposed facilities plan that would be on the ballot during the November 8th election. The district will be asking voters for $53 million to construct a middle…
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September 27, 2022 0

Fertile-Beltrami School Board Looking to Renew Operating Levy

Fertile, MN — The Fertile-Beltrami School Board will be going to the polls this November in an attempt to be proactive in extending an existing operating levy referendum. The current operating referendum provides an additional $491.74 of funding per pupil and is set to expire at the end of 2023. Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Brian Clarke says…
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September 26, 2022 0

Hawley School Goes Forward $53M Middle School Referendum with $3M New Gym Option

Hawley, MN — The Hawley School Board this week officially gave the green light to move forward with a building bond referendum during this fall’s general election. At a special meeting on Monday night, the board opted to move forward with a $53 million referendum. Included in that $53 million would be the construction of…
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August 11, 2022 0

Ulen-Hitterdal Childcare Taskforce Says Childcare Center Referendum Key for Growth of District

Ulen, MN — A week from now, voters in the Ulen-Hitterdal School District will be voting on more than just which republican or democratic candidate they want to see advance to the general election. They’ll also be voting on a $1.7 million bond issue that would go towards constructing a 3,200 square foot center based…
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August 2, 2022 0

Hawley School Board Examining Options for Potential Referendum

Hawley, MN — The Hawley School Board is getting closer to determining whether or not to move forward with a November referendum that could have district residents voting on a new middle school. Running out of space due to booming enrollment, a task force has been meeting with consultants over the past several months to…
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July 29, 2022 0

Hawley School to Host Community Engagement Meeting on Upcoming Referendum

Hawley, MN — The Hawley School District is inviting community members to a Community Engagement Meeting this Wednesday, May 25th from 6-9pm at the Hawley Elementary School. Last fall the Hawley School Board hired consultants to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their facilities to assist them in developing a plan to address their need for…
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May 23, 2022 0

Hawley School Board Planning for Fall Referendum to Address Needs of Growing District

Hawley, MN — Due to the continued growth over the last several years, the Hawley School Board has agreed to move forward with planning for a building referendum this November. However, the scope of the potential project remains to be seen.  Hawley Superintendent Phil Jensen says that could mean expansion or it could mean constructing…
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April 29, 2022 0