Early Voting in School Election that includes a school board seat and a public measure

Written by Theresa Rose on June 15, 2015

Early voting for the 2015 Special Mt. Pleasant School District Election is now taking place in the Henry County Auditor’s Office. Office hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday.
The actual day of the vote is June 30 in Mt. Pleasant and Salem.
Mt. Pleasant’s Voting

Date of Election: Tuesday. June 30, 2015.

Where: Cottrell Gymnasium, Mt. Pleasant

Polling time: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Salem’s Voting

Date of Election: Tuesday. June 30, 2015.

Where: Salem Community Center

Polling time: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Board Member District IV candidates…. vote for one….Chuck Andrew, Heather Snavely

SHALL THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC MEASURE BE ADOPTED?
Summary: To adopt the revenue purpose statement to replace the current Revenue Purpose Statement and authorize the
expenditure of revenues from the State of Iowa secure an advanced vision for education fund received by the Mount Pleasant
Community School District.
In the Mount Pleasant Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of the
sales, services and the use tax funds from the State of Iowa secure an advanced vision for education fund for school
infrastructure (penny sales, service and use tax for schools) shall be adopted:
To provide funds for property tax relief.
To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in
the District; to remodel, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for
demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.
To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation
equipment), or technology, as authorized by law, to Implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities,
procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.
To provide funds for emergency repairs to respond to natural disasters, such as fire, wind damage, flood; unanticipated
mechanical, plumbing, structural, roof, electrical system failures; environmental remediation; or to respond to changes in
demographics that require construction of additions or improvements to school buildings or new school buildings.
To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for
recreational activities, or for community education purposes; and other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or
hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Mount Pleasant Community School District.
To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school
infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code Section 297.36, sales, service
and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code section 423E.5.
It being understood that if this proposition should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to
terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the secure and advanced vision for
education fund.
If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Mount Pleasant
Community School District.
Notice to voters: To vote to approve any question on this ballot, fill in the target in front of the word “Yes”
To vote against a question fill in the target in front of the word “No”.