The Referendum Question

The referendum question, as it will appear on the ballot, is as follows:

Shall the Whitewater Unified School District, Jefferson, Rock and Walworth Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $2.0 million for the 2019-20 school year, by $2.8 million for the 2020-21 school year, by $3.6 million for the 2021-22 school year, and by $4.4 million for the 2022-23 school year, for non-recurring purposes consisting of the following:  maintaining targeted class sizes, maintaining student support and mental health services, maintaining comprehensive instructional and co-curricular programs, and maintaining technology, safety, and facilities infrastructure?


In Summary

The question above asks whether or not the District should be allowed to exceed the state-imposed revenue limits for the next four fiscal years (2019-20 through 2022-23) for the following operational purposes:
  • Maintaining targeted class sizes
  • Maintaining student support and mental health services
  • Maintaining comprehensive instructional and co-curricular programs
  • Maintaining technology, safety, and facilities infrastructure

If you support the proposed question, you would vote yes.

If you do not support the proposed question, you would vote no.