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Red Wing Sch. Dist. 256 Minutes Special Mtg. 111317

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:20pm

Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
The Red Wing School Board held a special meeting on November 13, 2017 in the District Office Conference Room. Board members Anderson, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar and Jones were present. Board members Borgschatz, Roe and Superintendent Anderson were absent.
Chair Farrar called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
3.1 Canvassing Returns of the Votes of School District Special Election:
EXTRACT OF MINUTES OF MEETING
OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 256
(RED WING PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 256 (Red Wing Public Schools), State of Minnesota, was duly held in said school district on November 13, 2017, at 5:30 o'clock p.m. for the purpose, in part, of canvassing a special election.
The following members were present: Anderson, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar and Jones and the following were absent: Borgschatz and Roe
Member Anderson moved the adoption of the following resolution:
RESOLUTION CANVASSING RETURNS
OF VOTES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL ELECTION
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 256, State of Minnesota, as follows:
1. It is hereby found, determined and declared that the special election of the voters of this school district held on November 7, 2017, was in all respects duly and legally called and held.
2. As specified in the attached Abstract and Return of Votes Cast, at said election a total of 3,098 voters of the school district voted on the question of revoking the existing operating referendum revenue authorization of the school district and replacing that authorization with a new authorization for taxes payable in 2018 and thereafter (SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1), of which 1,463 voted in favor, 1,630 voted against the same, and there were 5 completely blank or defective ballots. Said proposition, having not received the approval of at least a majority of such votes, is hereby declared to have failed.
3. As specified in the attached Abstract and Return of Votes Cast, at said election a total of 3,098 voters of the school district voted on the question of increasing the referendum revenue authorization of the school district for taxes payable in 2018 and thereafter (SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 2), of which 1,293 voted in favor, 1,797 voted against the same, and there were 8 completely blank or defective ballots. Said proposition, having not received the approval of at least a majority of such votes, is hereby declared to have failed. Question 2 is contingent upon the passage of Question 1. Question 1 having failed and Question 2 having not received the approval of at least a majority of such votes, Question 2 is hereby declared to have failed.
4. The clerk is hereby directed to certify the results of the election to the county auditors of each county in which the school district is located in whole or in part. The clerk is also directed to report the results of the referendum revenue authorization election to the Commissioner of Education within fifteen (15) days of the date hereof.
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Diercks and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Anderson, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar and Jones
and the following voted against the same: none
whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
STATE OF MINNESOTA )
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COUNTY OF GOODHUE )
I, the undersigned, being the duly qualified and acting Clerk of Independent School District No. 256 (Red Wing Public Schools), State of Minnesota, hereby certify that the attached and foregoing is a full, true and correct transcript of the minutes of a meeting of the school board of said school district duly called and held on the date therein indicated, so far as such minutes relate to canvassing the results of a special election of said school district, and that the resolution included therein is a full, true and correct copy of the original thereof.
WITNESS MY HAND officially as such clerk this ______ day of November, 2017.
__________________________________
Clerk
Adjournment:
Motion made by Anderson, second by Christensen to adjourn the meeting at 5:34 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.
Janie Farrar
Board Chair
(Pub. 12/16/2017)


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