IRSD - Notice of Referendum


Notice is hereby given that the Indian River School District will hold a
current expense referendum on Thursday, March 2, 2017 between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

The district will request authorization to increase the current expense tax rate by $0.49/$100 of assessed value (49 cents/$100 assessed value). This tax increase is to be used in the following manner:

Proposed Expenditure Increase in Local Tax
Student enrollment growth $0.33
School Safety $0.08
Student services and support $0.08
(Textbooks, technology, student organizations and other support services)

The polls for said election will open at 10:00 a.m. and will remain open until 8:00 p.m. District residents who are U.S. Citizens at least 18 years of age are eligible to vote at the following polling places: East Millsboro
Elementary School, Georgetown Elementary School, Indian River High School, Long Neck Elementary School, Lord Baltimore Elementary School and Selbyville Middle School.

Proof of identification (e.g., Delaware driver’s license, Delaware ID card, work ID card with photo and address, U.S. Postal material) is required to vote. Absentee voting is handled by the Delaware Department of Elections in Georgetown (119 N. Race Street; 302-856-5367).

If this referendum is postponed due to inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for Thursday, March 16, 2017.
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