MARCH 2023


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What will the ballot ask?

The ballot question will read as follows: 

Shall the Monona Grove School District, Dane County, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $6,000,000 for the 2023-2024 school year; by an additional $1,600,000 (for a total of $7,600,000) for the 2024-2025 school year; and by an additional $6,200,000 (for a total of $13,800,000) for the 2025-2026 school year and thereafter, for recurring purposes consisting of maintaining current programs and staff and operational expenses.

 [ ] Yes 

 [ ] No

Click to enlarge the image. This chart shows the proposed referendum phasing in over three years as described in the ballot language. We will be using some of our fund balance (similar to a savings account) to offset the deficit and because we will have a previously passed non-recurring referendum expire, the amount gradually increases from: 

  • $6,000,000 for the 2023-2024 school year; 
  • by an additional $1,600,000 (for a total of $7,600,000) for the 2024-2025 school year; 
  • and by an additional $2,500,000 for the 2025-2026 school year. The 2020 non-recurring referendum of $3,700,000 expires at this point, and would be rolled into the total (making the total phased in during year 3 $6,200,000 and an overall total of $13,800,000 in 2025-26 and thereafter. 

The amount does not continue to increase after year 3.

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