Thanks to everyone that signed the petition to request the Board to place our referendum on the Sept. 8, 2020 ballot! We reached our goal of more than 1000 signatures! All the petitions have been turned over to the Board for this Thursday’s Board meeting. More details will be provided after the meeting. Thanks again to everyone!
The Southeast Polk Community School Board would like to move forward with placing a question on the September 8, 2020, election ballot, to be able to issue general obligation (GO) bonds for the 2020 Referendum Plan.
For the referendum to be placed on the September ballot, we first need to accumulate nearly 1,000 signatures petitioning for support. Join us by driving through the RAMS Rising – Referendum 2020 Signing Day on July 3rd from 6AM-Noon in the Altoona Campus parking lot to sign! Or, if it’s more convenient, you may sign during facility hours (7am – 6pm) at the District Office (now located in the old Altoona City Hall) or in the Altoona Campus front entrance.
The plan includes projects to build, furnish and equip:
An eligible elector may not:
THE PETITIONS HAVE BEEN TURNED OVER TO THE BOARD AND THE SIGNING STATION LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN TAKEN DOWN:
The District Office Front Foyer (new location is the old Altoona City Hall)
407 8th St. SE
Open from 7 am – 6 pm M-F
Altoona Campus Front Entrance
1500 8th St SW
Open Monday-Thursday: 5am-1pm and 3pm-8pm | Friday: 5am-1pm and 3pm-6pm | Saturday: 7am-Noon | Sunday: Noon-4pm
Skinner Law Office
160 Adventureland Dr. NW, Ste B,
“Shall the Board of Directors of the Southeast Polk Community School District in the Counties of Polk, Marion, and Jasper, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $92,000,000 to provide funds to build, furnish and equip an elementary facility, a grade 6-7 facility, an administrative and support services facility, a buildings and grounds storage and bus parking facility, and a multi-purpose stadium facility, including parking and related site improvements; to acquire land for the elementary and grade 6-7 facilities; to improve the softball field site; and to equip and improve classroom instruction technology at its instructional facilities?”
Check out the RAMS Rising – Referendum 2020 Facebook page for information about upcoming events and our progress.