2018 Operational Referendum Summary – Voting Day is November 6, 2018

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?

For more on the referendum from the Janesville Gazette, 

From District Administrator Dr. Mark Elworthy:

We just concluded our 33 community engagement sessions this fall. It was a great opportunity to connect with the community and share our story. Thank you to the Citizens Financial Advisory Committee for helping the District develop its story for the 2018 Operational Referendum.


If you could not attend one of our information sessions, please watch the video below which summarizes the 2018 Operational Referendum:

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