The Green Bay Area Public School District’s Board of Education voted on July 25th, 2022, to approve placing before the voters on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 the following referendum question:
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the Green Bay Area Public School District, Brown County, Wisconsin that there shall be issued pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $92,605,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school facility improvement project consisting of: district-wide safety, security, building infrastructure and capital maintenance improvements; renovations and facility updates to secondary schools; construction of an addition at certain district buildings; districtwide athletic facility and site improvements; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
Lower Mill Rate Even if Referendum Passes
The District has paid off the 2017 referendum, allowing the District to borrow, without increasing the mill rate.
The District has paid off the 2017 referendum, allowing the District to borrow, without increasing the mill rate. In fact, the District will be able to borrow $92.6 million AND lower the mill rate to $8.24, the lowest mill rate since 1984. The current mill rate is $9.03.
The proposed referendum projects include:
District-Wide Delayed Facilities Projects, Energy Efficiency & Student And Community Safety – $43.4 Million
Secondary School Upgrades – $48 Million
Playground Improvements – $1.2 Million
Learn more about why the District is asking voters to consider a $92.6 million referendum this November:
If you’re unable to attend one of the District’s community information sessions, you can view the presentation below: