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Vote YES on November 2nd
Marika Pewe
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Please Vote YES
November 2, 2021 election

The Board of Directors passed a resolution in June to place the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund (SAVE) Revenue Purpose Statement language on the November 2, 2021 election ballot.  The passing of the revenue purpose statement will give the district authorization to continue using the 1-cent sales and service tax dollars for the purposes listed below.  This is not a new tax or new use of funds, but rather voter authorization to extend the allowable uses through the year 2050 (current district language expires in 2029). 

The district is asking Calamus Wheatland constituents to vote YES on the Revenue Purpose Statement on the November 2nd election ballot. Please feel free to contact the district administration office with any questions. 

The following question will be on the November 2nd ballot. 
Shall the following Revenue Purpose Statement be adopted?

Summary: To adopt a revenue purpose statement to authorize the expenditure of revenue from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund received by the Calamus-Wheatland Community School District.

Revenue Purpose Statement:

Revenue received by the Calamus-Wheatland Community School District from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund may be spent for any one or more of the following purposes:

Provide funds for property tax relief;
Provide funds for information technology infrastructure & school safety/security infrastructure;
Provide funds to build & furnish new buildings; remodel/ reconstruct/repair/improve school buildings; purchase/improve grounds; furnish & equip district buildings;
Provide funds to purchase, lease, lease purchase buildings & equipment or technology, and repair student transportation equipment; energy conservation measures, sharing/rental of facilities, procuring or acquisition of libraries or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; Provide funds for student construction programs materials and supplies & land if needed; Provide funds to or make payments to a municipality or other entity under IA Code 403.19(2); Provide funds for demolition, cleanup, & other costs necessitated & incurred within 2 years of a disaster;
Provide funds to establish & maintain public recreation places and playgrounds;
Provide funds for payment of principal & interest or retirement of general obligation bonds; Provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as permitted by law.