Wausau School District voters to be asked 2 referendum questions
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Voters in the Wausau School District will be asked two questions related to district funding on Nov. 3.
The questions read as followed:
QUESTION NUMBER 1: Shall the Wausau School District, Marathon County, Wisconsin be authorized to issue pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $155,000,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school building and facility improvement project consisting of: district-wide safety and security, school modernization, building infrastructure, technology systems and site improvements; construction of an elementary school on the Grant Elementary site to merge Grant and Lincoln Elementary Schools and removal of the current building; renovations to the Lincoln Elementary building to repurpose for an expanded Montessori program; remodeling at the elementary and middle schools; construction of additions at Horace Mann and John Muir Middle Schools, and at Hawthorn Hills, Maine, Rib Mountain, Riverview, South Mountain and Stettin Elementary Schools; construction of a new School Forest Environmental Center; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment?
QUESTION NUMBER II: Shall the Wausau School District, Marathon County, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $3,000,000 beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, for recurring purposes consisting of expenses related to providing full pupil services teams at each elementary school, and other operational and maintenance expenses?
Thursday, the district released a video on Twitter explaining how pupil services would benefit the students.
You're going to find two Wausau School District referendum questions on the ballot when you head to the polls on November 3rd. If the second one is approved, it would add full Pupil Service teams in all of our elementary schools. Watch the video to learn more.#WausauSchools pic.twitter.com/AzenViO6sM— Wausau School District (@WausauSchDist) October 15, 2020
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