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Notice of Special Election - ISD 518

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data Worthington, 56187
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 518

(WORTHINGTON)

STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 518 (Worthington), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, for the purpose of voting on the following question:

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SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1

APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE

Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 518 (Worthington) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $38,975,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new intermediate school facility; the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of additions and improvements to the existing Prairie Elementary School and Worthington High School facilities; the decommissioning of the existing West Elementary School facility; the acquisition and installation of technology and security improvements to various school facilities; the construction of district-wide site improvements to parking lots, drives, and activities and athletic areas; and the acquisition and betterment of and additional improvements to school district sites and facilities to accommodate current and future school district programs and services?

BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 2

REVOKING EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION; APPROVING NEW AUTHORIZATION

The board of Independent School District No. 518 (Worthington) has proposed to revoke the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $844.46 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,000 per pupil. The proposed new referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years, beginning with taxes payable in 2014, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Shall the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 518 be approved?

BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.

Please visit http://sections.dglobe.com/homepage/special_election_2013.pdf to view tax impacts.

The combined polling place for this election and the precincts served by that combined polling place will be as follows:

COMBINED POLLING PLACE: Worthington High School, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, MN 56187

This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 518 located in Bigelow Township, Bloom Township; Dewald Township; Elk Township; Graham Lakes Township; Hersey Township; Indian Lake Township; Larkin Township; Little Rock Township; Lorain Township; Olney Township; Ransom Township; Seward Township; Summit Lake Township; Wilmont Township; Worthington Township; the City of Worthington, Ward 1, Precinct 1; the City ofWorthington, Ward 1, Precinct 2; the City ofWorthington, Ward 1, Precinct 3; the City of Worthington, Ward 1, Precinct 4; the City of Worthington, Ward 1, Precinct 5; the City of Worthington, Ward 2, Precinct 1; the City of Worthington, Ward 2, Precinct 2; the City of Worthington, Ward 2, Precinct 3; the City of Worthington, Ward 2, Precinct 4; the City of Worthington, Ward 2, Precinct 5; City of Bigelow; City of Rushmore; City of Wilmont; Nobles County, Minnesota.

Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the combined polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. 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 polling place on election day.

Dated: August 20, 2013.

BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD

/s/ Lori Dudley

School District Clerk

Independent School District No. 518

(Worthington)

State of Minnesota

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