RW School District launches new voter-friendly website

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In an effort to better inform voters of the upcoming referendum, the Red Wing School District launched an informational website called Wingers Soar.

The district is asking voters to consider two questions that would increase the operating levy. The first questions asks voters to increase the general education revenue by $1,200 per pupil. The second question asks voters to increase the general education revenue by an additional $450 per pupil, taking the total to $1,650.

Viewpoint: Learn about levy at WingersSoar

The current district per pupil cost is $811.64 and will expire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. If voter approved, the new operating levy would begin with taxes payable in 2019 and last five years.

The website has areas identifying the needs of the school district and what they would do with the increase in funding, the ballot questions, the tax impact with a tax calculator, along with information on voting like finding your polling place and registering to vote.

The vote will be held on Nov. 6.

For more information, visit the Winger Soar website: https://wingerssoar.org/home.