Question One

The board of Independent School District No. 256 (Red Wing Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $1,200 per pupil. A portion of this proposed referendum revenue authorization would replace the $511.64 per pupil portion of the school district's prior authorization which expires after taxes payable in 2018. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2019, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Shall the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization be revoked and the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 256 be approved?

BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.


Question Two

The board of Independent School District No. 256 (Red Wing Public Schools) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $450 per pupil.  The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five years, commencing with taxes payable in 2019, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

 Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 256 be approved?

BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.