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Public measures for consideration on November 2, 2021

Public Measure NW

Shall the Board of Directors of the Central Lyon Community School District, in the County of Lyon, State of Iowa, for the purpose of purchasing and improving grounds; constructing schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; purchasing buildings; purchase, lease or lease-purchase of technology and equipment; paying debts contracted for the erection or construction of schoolhouses or buildings, not including interest on bonds; procuring or acquisition of libraries; repairing, remodeling, reconstructing, improving, or expanding the schoolhouses or buildings and additions to existing schoolhouses; expenditures for energy conservation; renting facilities under Iowa Code Chapter 28E; purchasing transportation equipment for transporting students; lease purchase option agreements for school buildings or equipment; purchasing equipment authorized by law; or for any purpose or purposes now or hereafter authorized by law, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy annually, a voter-approved physical plan and equipment property tax not to exceed Sixty-Seven Cents ($0.67) per One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of the assessed valuation of the taxable property within the school district commencing with the levy for collection in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, or each year thereafter?


Public Measure NV

Shall the following Public Measure be adopted?


Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Central Lyon Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advance Vision for Education Fund.


In the Central Lyon Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of revenues the Central Lyon Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advance for Education Fund shall be adopted.


To provide funds to acquire or install information technology infrastructure (including improving buildings or sites for the purpose of accessing broadband digital telecommunications) and school safety and security infrastructure.


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, reconstruct, 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 and to repair transportation equipment for transporting students as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental facilities including a joint infrastructure project for the purposes of offering classes under district-to-community college programs as authorized in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(3)(c), procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to school houses or buildings.


To provide funds to purchase land as part of start-up costs for new student construction program or if the sale of the previous student construction was insufficient to purchase land, and to purchase construction materials and supplies for a student-constructed building or shed intended to be retained by and used by the District.


To provide funds for demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster.


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.


To provide funds for 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 or Iowa Code Section 423F.4.


To provide funds for property tax relief; and


To provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Central Lyon Community School District.


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 an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.


If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Central Lyon Community School District.


Additional Information:

If a majority of eligible electors voting on the question fail to approve this Revenue Purpose Statement, then upon expiration of the current Revenue Purpose Statement, revenues received by the School District from the Secure an Advance Vision for Education fund shall be expended in the following order: the payment of bonds for which SAVE Revenue has been pledged; reduction of bond levies under the Iowa Code Section 298.18 and 298.18A and all other debt levies; reduction of the regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy under Iowa Code Section 298.2; reduction of the public educational and recreational levy under Iowa Code Section 300.2; for any authorized infrastructure purpose of the school district as defined in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(6); and for payment of principal and interest on bonds issued under Iowa Code Sections 423E.5 and 423F.4.”


The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.