Onalaska School District to ask operating referendum question on general election ballot
ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) — Onalaska voters will see a school referendum the November ballot.
The operations referendum question will ask voters if the Onalaska School District can exceed its current revenue limit by $2,750,000 for the 2019-2020 school year, and another $150,000 each year for the 4 school years after that. If approved, the money will be used to upgrade technology and maintain current programs.
The District is currently using a 5-year referendum passed in 2014, which is set to run out after this school year.
Because this is a renewal of a current referendum, if passed taxes would not increase but would stay the same or even go down slightly. If the referendum is voted down, taxpayers would see about $135 of tax relief on $100,000 of property value.
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