Voters in Holmen School District approve two out of 3 referendum questions

Holmen School District Referendum...

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) - Voters in Holmen had three referendum questions posed to them by the school district in Tuesday's election.

The first question asked residents to authorize the district to exceed revenue limits by up to $1.1 million next school year and by up to $1.7 million in 2018 for safety and security improvements for district facilities.

Question 1 passed as follows:

Yes:  1,856   64%

No:   1,042   36% 

The second question asked voters to approve $900,000 for extra parking and physical education fields at Holmen High School.

Question two also passed by the following vote totals:

Yes:  1,571   54%

No:   1,322   46% 

And the third question in the Holmen School District asked for up to $300,000 to help pay for extra seating and the installation of a new synthetic turf at the school's football stadium.

Question 3 failed by the following votes:

No:    1,485   52%

Yes:   1,396   48%

If it had passed, the rest of that project's cost would have been expected to be covered by private sources.




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