NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, a special election will be held in Williston Public School District No. 1 of Williams County, North Dakota, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of the School District, the question as to whether the following Initial Resolution for the issuance of general obligation bonds adopted by the School Board of the School District on November 1, 2012, at a meeting of the School Board duly called and held, shall be approved:
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Williston Public School District No. 1 of Williams County, North Dakota (the "School District"), that it is necessary and expedient for the School District to issue its general obligation school building bonds as hereafter described:
1. The maximum amount of bonds proposed to be issued is $55,000,000.
2. The purpose for which the bonds are proposed to be issued is to provide funds, together with any other funds available, to construct, equip and furnish a new middle school, and an elementary school as necessary to meet enrollment, renovate the current Williston Middle and High School complex; to remodel, renovate, improve and equip other school facilities; to purchase land and acquire property for school purposes; to make site improvements to school property; and to construct, remodel, improve and equip co-curricular and athletic facilities.
3. That assessed valuation of all taxable property in the School District as defined in N.D.C.C. 21-03-01, is $508,918,348 as last finally equalized for the year 2012.
4. The total amount of bonded indebtedness of the School District, all issued for school building purposes, is $2,465,000.
The link below will allow you to request an absentee voter’s ballot application. Please mail the completed application to the Williston Public School District #1, P.O. Box 1407, Williston, ND 58802 or bring your completed application to the Williston Public School District #1 Office located at 1201 9th Ave. NW.
If you have any questions, please contact Williston Public School District #1 at 701-572-1580.
Dr. Viola LaFontaine
Williston Public School District # 1 Superintendent
P.O. Box 1407
Williston, ND 58802
Published November 1, 2012