By Deliliah Rose – Student Correspondent
Southern Door’s upcoming referendum holds two proposals, on of facility improvements and the other of permission to exceed the revenue limit. Focusing on the exceeding revenue limit, Mark Logan, Southern Door’s Business Manager, was contacted to explain this second referendum.
Logan said that “this second question asks permission to exceed the revenue limit one time by $450,000 for the 2019-2020 school year”. Its goal, if passed, is “to maintain educational opportunities and services for students by keeping current class sizes and course offerings.” This question has a mill rate impact of $0.38 for its 1-year term beginning that school year. Southern Door is one of seven districts that has its revenue frozen because of the Wisconsin Act 141. If not passed, for the next three years, Southern Door district will continue to be provided with less money per child.
The two referendum questions have been separated due to the state law that facility improvements and operational issues cannot be combined.
Southern Door strongly encourages its community to vote on this upcoming referendum. Logan says that “the voice of the voters is well respected whether people are for or against it.”
Full interview with Mark Logan is below:
You can find the story of Southern Door’s first referendum question by clicking on the link below.