Special Election

Published 10:29am Tuesday, March 26, 2013

(First Publication March 18, 2013)

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 544
(FERGUS FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 544 (Fergus Falls Public Schools), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, for the purpose of voting on the following question:

SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION 1
APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE
Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 544 (Fergus Falls Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,475,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of additions, improvements, site improvements and related facilities to expand and improve the school district’s existing outdoor athletic sites and facilities?

BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
The combined polling places for the special election of the Fergus Falls Public Schools to be held on April 2, 2013 and the precincts served by those polling places shall be as follows:

Combined Polling Place 1: Fergus Falls Fire Station, 325 Washington Ave East, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in the City of Fergus Falls, Ward 1, Precincts 1 and 2; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 2: National Guard Armory, 421 Cecil Avenue, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in the City of Fergus Falls, Ward 2, Precincts 1 and 2; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 3: MN State Community & Technical College, Library Building: Room L105, 1414 College Way,   Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in the City of Fergus Falls, Ward 3, Precincts 1 and 2; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.
Combined Polling Place 4: Hillcrest Lutheran Academy Gym, 610 Hillcrest Drive, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in the City of Fergus Falls, Ward 4, Precincts 1 and 2; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 5: Stavanger Church, 27113 Stavanger Church Road, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in Aurdal Township, Friberg Township, Maine Township and Sverdrup Township; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 6: Lakes Area Shooting Center, 19135 250th Street, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in    Carlisle Township, Elizabeth Township, City of Elizabeth, Fergus Fall Township, Oscar Township;  Otter Tail County, Minnesota – and Akron Township; Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 7: Dalton Community Hall, 114 Main Street West, Dalton MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in the City of Dalton, Dane Prairie Township and Tumuli Township; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Combined Polling Place 8: Orwell Town Hall, 14503 210th Street, Fergus Falls MN
This combined polling place serves all territory in Independent School District No. 544 located in Aastad Township, Buse Township, Orwell Township and Western Township; Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the combined polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. The polls for said election will be opened at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on the date of said election.

A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the combined polling place on election day.
Dated:  January 28, 2013.
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
Tarma Carlson, School District Clerk
Independent School District No. 544
(Fergus Falls Public Schools)
State of Minnesota

Publication Dates: March 18, 25, 2013

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