DASSEL, COKATO, MN –
School board – four-year terms
Bill Aho 3,102 29.39 percent – elected
Chuck Nelson 2,684 25.43 percent – elected
Katherine Grochow 2,513 23.81 percent – elected
Rebecca Clemen 2,165 20.51 percent
School board – two-year term
Andy Engh 2,312 52.86 percent – elected
Dawn Gillman 2,046 46.78 percent
Ballot question 1
Approval of School District Referendum Revenue Authorization
The board of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel -Cokato) has proposed to increase its general education revenue by $650 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for ten years, commencing with taxes payable in 2019, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 466 be approved? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
Yes 2,581 52.88 percent – question is approved.
No 2,300 47.12 percent
Ballot question 2
Approval of School District Bond Issue
If School District Question 1 is approved, shall the school board of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato) also be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $16,255,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities,including the construction and equipping of new buildings for the Alternative Learning Center/Agriculture Center; the construction of additions to and the renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, and equipping of improvements to the multi-purpose building and the high school/middle school, including Career and Technical Education areas; the upgrading and installation of a fire supression system to the middle school; the construction and renovation of new entrances, vestibules and secure entries at all school facilities; the repair and upgrading of the pool HVAC system; and the construction of parking lot expansions, lighting, sidewalks, and traffic flow improvements? BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
No 2,538 52.93 percent – question fails
Yes 2,257 47.07 percent
All results are unofficial until certified.