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School Referenda Results

By Dee Pettack | November 9, 2022

From The Wheeler Report…

SCHOOL REFERENDA RESULTS

District District Name Total Amount Type Brief Description
0014

Failed

Adams-Friendship Area $12,600,000.00 NR – 2022 To exceed the revenue limit for four years at a total cost of $12.6 million.
0147

Passed

Appleton Area $129,800,000.00 Issue Debt Issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $129,800,000 for the purpose of paying the cost of a school building and facility improvement projects.
0147

Passed

Appleton Area $5,000,000.00 RR – 2023 We would like to exceed the revenue limit by $5,000,000 annually to fund increased staffing at the K – 2 level, which would allow us to reduce class sizes, add STEM staffing at the elementary and middle levels, and fund expenses for ongoing school building maintenance, cleaning, and utility costs.
0196

Failed

Athens $5,525,000.00 Issue Debt INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,525,000
0196

Failed

Athens $1,670,000.00 RR – 2022 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT FOR RECURRING PURPOSES
0217

Passed

Augusta $10,500,000.00 Issue Debt school facility improvement projects consisting of: construction of additions and renovations at the Elementary and Middle/High school, district-wide capital maintenance, building infrastructure, safety and sit improvements and furnishings, fixtures, and equipment
0217

Passed

Augusta $4,500,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of an addition for and equipping of a new gymnasium and related facility renovations and improvements at the Elementary school.
0245

Passed

Bangor $24,000,000.00 Issue Debt Capital Referendum
0350

Passed

Belleville $999,999.00 RR – 2023 To exceed the revenue limit by $999,999 beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, for recurring purposes consisting of operational and maintenance expenses.
1120

Passed

Clayton 2022 $1,545,000

Total: $1,545,000

RR 2022 Budget to exceed revenue cap for recurring purposes consisting of operational expenses.
1246

Passed

Cuba City $26,850,000.00 Issue Debt Capital referendum for building and remodeling
1246

Passed

Cuba City $200,000.00 RR – 2023 Recurring Referendum
1380

Passed

Delavan-Darien $15,200,000.00 NR – 2023 4 Year Non-Recurring Operational Referendum to exceed revenue cap by $3,800,000 beginning in 2023-2024 and ending in 2026-2027
1407

Passed

Denmark $31,000,000.00 Issue Debt INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZINGGENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN ANAMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $31,000,000
1407

Passed

Denmark $2,775,000.00 NR – 2023 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOLDISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMITBY $925,000 PER YEAR FOR THREE YEARSFOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
1554

Passed

Eau Claire Area $98,600,000.00 Issue Debt To issue $ 98,600,000 to complete capital improvement projects at 11 of our schools.
1883

Passed

Fort Atkinson

$22,000,000.00 Issue Debt $22M GO Bonds for secure entries, maintenance projects, and traffic flow improvements.
1883

Failed

Fort Atkinson $3,000,000.00 RR – 2022 $3M Recurring beginning in 2022-23
1883

Failed

Fort Atkinson $13,000,000.00 NR – 2023 $4M – 2023/24$4M – 2024/25$5M – 2025/26
1890

Passed

Fox Point J2 $12,400,000.00 NR – 2023 Non-Recurring Operational Referendum to Exceed Revenue Limit by $3.1 Million per year for Four Years, 2023-24 school year through 2026-27 school year.
2016

Passed

North Crawford $4,500,000 Issue Debt Issue debt for general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,500,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school facility improvement project
2016

Passed

North Crawford 2022 $300,000

2023 $250,000

2024 $200,000

2025 $150,000

Total: $900,000

RR 2025 Exceed revenue limit for recurring purposes
2044

Passed

Geneva J4 $4,500,000.00 NR – 2023 Exceed Revenue cap – 2023-2024 to 2025-2026
2128

Passed

Gillett 2023-2024 $600,000

2024-2025 $600,000

2025-2026 $600,000

Total: $1,800,000

NR 2025-2026 3 year non-recurring referendum for $600,000 per year for the 23-24, 24-25, and 25-26 school years.
2289

Passed

Green Bay Area

$92,605,000.00 Issue Debt Question:  Shall the Green Bay Area Public School District, Brown County, Wisconsin be authorized to issue pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $92,605,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school facility improvement project consisting of:  district-wide safety, security, building infrastructure and capital maintenance improvements; renovations and facility updates to secondary schools; construction of an addition at certain district buildings; district-wide athletic facility and site improvements; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment?
2303

Passed

Greenfield

$20,000,000.00 NR – 2023 Resolution authorizing the School District budget exceed the revenue limit by $5,000,000 per year beginning in the 2023-24 school year and every school year thereafter, through the 2026-27 school year, for non-recurring purposes.
2534

Passed

Hilbert

$8,270,000.00 Issue Debt This is to issue general obligation bonds not to exceed $8,270,000 for additions and renovations to our Career and Technical Education areas, band and choir areas, locker room/fitness areas, and our lunch room/commons area.
2534

Passed

Hilbert

$200,000.00 RR – 2022 This resolution will be used to fund staffing in the career and technical education area as well as acquire additional equipment for the career and technical education area.
2541

Passed

Hillsboro $3,000,000.00 NR – 2023 For non-recurring purposes to maintain District facilities and current programs.
2562

Passed

Holmen $650,000.00 RR – 2024 For recurring purposes consisting of building maintenance and technology.
2562

Passed

Holmen $74,750,000.00 Issue Debt Evergreen, Viking and Holmen Middle renovations, infrastructure, capital maintenance, safety and site improvements, Evergreen addition and Holmen Middle wing reconstruction and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment. Inclusive playground and safety surfaces at all four elementary schools.
2605

Passed

Howards Grove $39,800,000.00 Issue Debt Construction and furnishings for a middle school addition to the high school, district-wide infrastructure improvements, athletic facility work, and removal of current middle school.
2605

Passed

Howards Grove $2,900,000.00 Issue Debt Renovating, improving, and equipping the High School gymnasium and certain athletic fields and facilities located on district-owned land.
2702

Passed

Jefferson

$34,000,000.00 Issue Debt District-wide safety, security and facility improvements.
2702

Failed

Jefferson

$8,000,000.00 Issue Debt Construction and equipping an athletic complex.
2849

Failed

La Crosse $194,700,000.00 Issue Debt Issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $194,700,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of acquisition of land for and construction of a consolidated high school and renovations and improvements to the current high school buildings for conversion into middle schools
2898

Failed

Lake Mills Area

$44,000,000.00 Issue Debt New intermediate building on district-owned land
2898

Failed

Lake Mills Area

$950,000.00 RR – 2024 Operational referendum for ongoing expenditures associated with a new intermediate school
3206

Failed

Loyal

$6,700,000.00 NR – 2023 Resolution Authorizing the School District Budget to exceed revenue limit for five years for non-recurring purposes.
3430

Passed

Menasha

$99,700,000.00 Issue Debt For the public purpose of paying the cost of a school building and facilityimprovement project consisting of: the construction of a new Maplewood School on the existingsite and removal of the current building; site improvements; and acquisition of furnishings,fixtures and equipment.
3500

Failed

Merrill Area

$10,000,000.00 NR – 2023 Four Year Non-Recurring referendum in the amount of $2,500,000 per year beginning with the 23-24 school year.
3549

Passed

Middleton-Cross Plains $65,470,000.00 NR – 2023 Exceed Revenue Limits for four years, non-recurring for the expenses related to ongoing educational and extracurricular programming, and compensation, and other operational expenses.EXCEED REVENUE LIMITFOR FOUR YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
3682

Passed

Monroe

$88,000,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of new HS and related costs and capital maintenance improvements to Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
3794

Passed

Mount Horeb Area

$4,820,000.00 RR – 2023 Exceed Revenue Limits by $4,820,000 beginning with the 2023-2024 school year for recurring purposes
3983

Passed

North Fond Du Lac

$18,500,000.00 Issue Debt Amount not to exceed $18,500,000 for paying the cost of a school building and facility improvement projects
3983

Passed

North Fond Du Lac

$2,400,000.00 NR – 2022 Exceed Revenue Limit by $800,000 for 3 years
4074

Passed

Oconto Falls

$37,630,000.00 Issue Debt Capital Referendum to construct new middle school, removal of the existing middle school, secure entrances and roofs added/replaced at high school and elementary schools.
4095

Passed

Onalaska $75,000,000.00 Issue Debt Issue $75,000,000 of General Obligation Bonds for Addition/Remodel of Onalaska Middle School and Onalaska High School.
4095

Passed

Onalaska $21,650,000.00 NR – 2023 Exceed the revenue limit for operational purposes
4144

Passed

Oregon $11,400,000.00 RR – 2022 Shall the Oregon School District, Dane, Green and Rock Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $5,420,000 for the 2022-2023 school year; by an additional $3,000,000 (for a total of $8,420,000) for the 2023-2024 school year; and by an additional $2,980,000 (for a total of $11,400,000) for the 2024-2025 school year and thereafter, for recurring purposes consisting of expenses to pay compensation and to sustain District instruction and operations?
4151

Failed

Parkview $6,000,000.00 NR – 2023
4151

Failed

Parkview

$15,400,000.00 Issue Debt
4305

Passed

Peshtigo

$39,950,000.00 Issue Debt School building and facility improvement project at the Middle/High School.
4389

Passed

Platteville

$36,000,000.00 Issue Debt Issue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $36,000,000 for the purpose of paying the cost of improvements to school district buildings and grounds including Americans with Disabilities Act and safety improvements; cafeteria/kitchen renovations at the Neal Wilkins Early Learning Center and the High School; renovations and additions to the Neal Wilkins Early Learning Center, the Middle School and the High School; improvements to the High School outdoor activities complex; parent drive and parking safety upgrades at the Westview Elementary School; and equipment and furniture acquisition related to said projects.
4557

Passed

Prairie Farm $4,250,000.00 NR – 2023 General Operation
4613

Passed

Pulaski Community

$8,500,000.00 NR – 2023 Exceed the revenue limit for purposes consisting of compensating and providingbenefits to teachers and staff, maintaining programs and services,and operating facilities.
4613

Passed

Pulaski Community

$69,800,000.00 Issue Debt Issue Debt in the amount of $69,800,000  for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school facility improvement project.
4641

Passed

Random Lake

$29,900,000.00 Issue Debt Building and facility improvement projects.
4781

Passed

Rhinelander

$16,000,000.00 NR – 2023
4872

Passed

Ripon Area

$5,100,000.00 NR – 2022 The Ripon Area School District will ask voters to consider a six-year non-recurring referendum to exceed revenue limits by $850,000 to sustain general operations.
5432

Failed

Somerset $25,500,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of Auditorium, improvements to stadium, track & field, renovating building systems and capital maintenance at ES
5432

Failed

Somerset $11,000,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of HS gymnasium space and construction of athletic fields
5457

Passed

Southern Door County

$2,925,000.00 NR – 2023 Exceed Revenue Limit by $975000 per year for three years for non recurring purposes
5457

Passed

Southern Door County

$14,900,000.00 Issue Debt INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,900,000
5621

Passed

Stoughton Area $36,300,000.00 Issue Debt School facility improvement project for safety, security, energy efficiency, capital maintenance, site improvements, remodeling, and removal of old structures and construction of a new maintenance facility.
5621

Passed

Stoughton Area $11,700,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of a gymnasium addition at River Bluff Middle School and removal of Community Gym building.
5628

Failed

Stratford

$2,935,000.00 NR – 2022 exceed the revenue limit specified, by $190,000 for the 2022-2023 school year, by $480,000 for the 2023-2024 school year, by $875,000 for the 2024-2025 school year, and by $1,390,000 for the 2025-2026 school year, for non-recurring purposes consisting of operational expenses
5656

Passed

Sun Prairie Area

$9,000,000.00 RR – 2022 to pay for expenses related to maintaining class sizes, student services and staff compensation, providingfor substitute teacher coverage, increasing mental health services for students, and ongoingsafety and facility maintenance
5733

Passed

Three Lakes

$21,250,000.00 NR – 2023 Five (5) year, $4,250,000 per year, non-recurring referendum for operational expenses
5824

Passed

Two Rivers

$38,700,000.00 Issue Debt Facility addition at LB Clarke Middle School, renovations and district wide improvements to security, technology, sites, building systems and playgrounds.
5901

Passed

Verona Area

$19,000,000.00 RR – 2023 Exceed the revenue limit by $19,000,000 for the 2022-2023 school year and thereafter, for recurring purposes consisting of expenses related to ongoing educational programming, maintaining and supporting instructional and extracurricular programs, and paying salary and other operational expenses.
5985

Passed

Viroqua Area $17,000,000.00 Issue Debt INITIAL RESOLUTION NUMBER I AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $17,000,000
5985

Passed

Viroqua Area $3,500,000.00 Issue Debt INITIAL RESOLUTION NUMBER IIAUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDSIN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,500,000
6118

Failed

Waterloo

$3,500,000.00 NR – 2022 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET TO EXCEED REVENUE LIMIT BY $700,000 PER YEAR FOR FIVE YEARS FOR NON-RECURRING PURPOSES
6181

Passed

Waunakee Community

$175,000,000.00 Issue Debt Construction of a new Heritage Elementary School on district-owned land; construction of a new middle school on district-owned land; removal of the current Heritage Elementary School building; district-wide renovations, capital maintenance and site improvements; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
6181

Passed

Waunakee Community

$10,000,000.00 NR – 2022 Purposes consisting of expenses related to attracting and retaining staff, operating and maintaining any additional school facilities, and maintaining current programs and services.
6195

Passed

Waupaca

$3,875,000.00 Issue Debt General Obligation Bonds for the purpose of district-wide safety and security upgrades.
6216

Passed

Waupun

$2,940,000.00 NR – 2022 Exceed the revenue limit by $980,000 each year for three years; 22/23, 23/24, 24/25
6251

Passed

Wauzeka-Steuben $3,352,000.00 NR – 2022 4 year non recurring operational referendum
6461

Passed

Whitewater

$17,600,000.00 NR – 2023 permission to exceed the revenue limit for maintaining targeted class sizes, maintaining student support and mental health services, maintaining comprehensive instructional and co-curricular programs, and maintaining technology, safety, and facilities infrastructure.
6678

Passed

Wisconsin Dells

$4,800,000.00 NR – 2022 4 Year, Non-Recurring Operational Referendum for $1,200,000 per year ($4,800,000 total) from 2022-23 until 2025-26 school year.

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