Monona Grove School District Referenda


Question I

Shall the Monona Grove School District, Dane County, Wisconsin be authorized to issue pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $57,000,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a District-wide school building and improvement program consisting of: construction of a new elementary school on District land in Cottage Grove; renovations to District facilities; safety and security upgrades, capital maintenance and building infrastructure improvements; site and athletic facility improvements; and acquisition of related furnishings, fixtures and equipment?

___ Yes     ___ No

Question II

Shall the Monona Grove School District, Dane County, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $930,000 beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, for recurring purposes consisting of paying operational and maintenance expenses of the District, including any additional costs associated with the new elementary school?

___ Yes     ___ No


LWVDC Analysis

The Monona Grove School District states that the following schools will be over capacity: 

  • Taylor Prairie in 2019-2020

  • Glacial Drumlin by 2020-2021

  • Cottage Grove by 2022-2023

The District estimates that approval of both questions would increase the annual school tax rate by $150 for a home worth $200,000.

For further information see: https://www.mononagrove.org/welcome/referendum2018.cfm