What was on the Ballot?

QUESTION #1 | New High School on district-owned land for 2,200 students, renovations to the existing high school and Badger Ridge Middle School buildings, and district-wide maintenance
Cost:  $162,760,000
Estimated Tax Increase (over 2016-17):  $42 annually per $100,000 of property value


  • Construct a new High School with auditorium (performing arts center) and athletic practice fields on district owned land

  • Renovate the existing High School campus buildings to serve as new Badger Ridge Middle School and select charter schools

  • Renovate the existing Badger Ridge Middle School & Core Knowledge Charter School building to serve as Sugar Creek Elementary School 

  • Address priority mechanical, electrical, plumbing and building envelope upgrades district-wide

QUESTION #2 | Swimming pool (no splash pad) and competition athletic fields and related facilities at the new High School
Cost:  $18,520,000 Estimated Tax Increase (over 2016-17):  $37 annually per $100,000 of property value

  • Construct swimming pool, and competition athletic fields and related facilities at the new High School

QUESTION #3 | Operating Expenses
Cost:  $2,289,747 annually on a recurring basis
Estimated Average Tax Increase (over 2016-17):  $58 annually per $100,000 of property value

  • Pay the recurring operating costs (e.g. custodial/maintenance staff and utilities) associated with the new facilities, including the auditorium, pool and competition fields.

Watch a portion of the Referendum 2017 video that addresses what's on the ballot.





For questions regarding referendum tax impact or other finance-related items, contact Chris Murphy at chris.murphy@verona.k12.wi.us or 608-845-4330. For general referendum questions or upcoming informational presentations, contact Kelly Kloepping at kelly.kloepping@verona.k12.wi.us  or 608-845-4337.
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