Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Colfax-Mingo Community School District in Jasper County, State of Iowa, that a Special Election of said School District will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. In accordance with IAC 721-21.50(10), any voter who is physically unable to enter their polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. For further information, please contact the county auditor’s office at 641-792-7016 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The electors at this election shall vote on whether or not to approve Public Measure A, which is an updated Revenue Purpose Statement.
Be it known that;
If a majority of eligible electors voting on the question fail to approve this Revenue Purpose Statement, then upon expiration of the current Revenue Purpose Statement, revenues received by the School District from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education fund shall be expended in the following order:
The payment of bonds for which SAVE Revenue has been pledged;
Reduction of bond levies under Iowa Code Sections 298.18 and 298.18A and all other debt levies;
Reduction of the regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy under Iowa Code Section 298.2;
Reduction of the public educational and recreational levy under Iowa Code Section 300.2;
For any authorized infrastructure purpose of the school district as defined in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(6); and
For the payment of principal and interest on bonds issued under Iowa Code Sections 423E.5 and 423F.4.
Notice is further given that the polling locations for this election for all electors residing in said School District will be as follows:
Pct 1 The JASPER CO. FAIR GROUNDS for residents of Colfax Wards 1, 2, and 3 of the City of Colfax, City of Mitchellville, Mound Prairie Township and Washington Township.
Pct 2 MINGO COMMUNITY BUILDING for residents of the City of Mingo, City of Valeria, Poweshiek Township, Sherman Township, Clear Creek Township and Independence Township.
Public testing of the voting equipment to be used in this election will begin at 1:00 pm. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and continue until completed at the Jasper County Election Equipment Building, 113 W. 2nd St. S. Newton, Iowa 50208.
The Voter Pre-Registration Deadline for this Election is August 30, 2019 in the Auditor’s Office or by mail if postmarked on or before August 26, 2019. The deadline for registered voters to request an Absentee Ballot by mail is August 30, 2019. If an eligible elector is unable to register to vote on or before the registration deadline, Iowa Law permits Election Day Registration at their polling location with current proof of Identity AND Residence within the precinct.