2021 School Election Information


School Board Elections

School Board elections in Iowa are non-partisan.

Below are the candidates who filed nomination papers for  School Board  and will appear on the ballot for the  November 2, 2021 City/School Election along with any public measure for the respective jurisdiction.

SCHOOL CANDIDATES

 

DENVER

Board of Directors – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two

1) Scott Krebsbach

 

2) Aaron Lueders

 

3) Ryan Wirtjes

 

DUNKERTON

Board of Directors - District 2-4 Year Term - Vote for no more than one

1) Chad Wolfensperger

 

Board of Directors - District 3- 4 Year Term - Vote for no more than one

1) Lyle McIntosh

 

Board of Directors - District 4- 4 Year Term - Vote for no more than one

1) Daniel L Knebel

 

Public Measure BM

Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Dunkerton Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund. 


JANESVILLE

Board of Directors – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two

1) Tracy Meyer

 

2) Scott Kipp

                               

3) Kim Gienau

 

NASHUA-PLAINFIELD

Board of Directors – District 2 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Patrick Lentz

 

Public Measure: EF

Calling for the Vote to Physical Plant & Equipment Levy

Shall the Board of Directors of the Nashua-Plainfield Community School District in the counties of Butler, Chickasaw, Floyd, and Bremer, State of Iowa, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy and impose a voter-approved physical plant and equipment tax of not exceeding One Dollar and Thirty-Four Cents ($1.34) per One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of assessed valuation of the taxable property within the school district, and be authorized annually, in combination, as determined by the board, to levy a physical plant and equipment property tax upon all the taxable property within the school district commencing with the levy of property taxes for collection in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, and to impose a physical plant and equipment income surtax upon the state individual income tax of each individual income taxpayer resident in the school district on December 31 for each calendar year commencing with calendar year 2022, and each year thereafter, (the percent of income surtax not to exceed twenty percent (20%) to be determined by the board each year) to be used for the purchase and improvement of grounds; the construction of schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; the purchase of buildings and the purchase, lease, or lease-purchase of equipment or technology exceeding Five Hundred Dollars ($500) in value per purchase, lease, or lease-purchase transaction or such other value as established by amending legislation; the payment of debts contracted for the erection or construction of schoolhouses or buildings, not including interest on bonds; procuring or acquisition of library facilities; repairing, remodeling, reconstructing, improving, or expanding the schoolhouses or buildings and additions to existing schoolhouses; expenditures for energy conservation, including payments made pursuant to a guarantee furnished by the District entering into a financing agreement for energy management improvements, limited to agreements pursuant to Section 473.19, 473.20, or 473.20A, Code of Iowa; the rental of facilities under Chapter 28E; purchase of transportation equipment for transporting students and the repair of such transportation equipment if the cost of the repair exceeds $2,500; lease purchase option agreements for school buildings; equipment purchases for recreational purposes; payments to a municipality or other entity as required under Section 403.19, subsection 2, Code of Iowa; or demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster as defined in Section 29C.2, subsection 4, Code of Iowa?

 

 

SUMNER-FREDERICKSBURG

Board of Directors – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1)  Ashley Meyer

 

2) Nicole Reynolds-Thimmesch

 

Board of Directors – Fredericksburg District – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Lonnie Schult                               

 

PUBLIC MEASURE BX

Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.

In the Sumner –Fredericksburg Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of revenues the Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund shall be adopted.

To provide funds to acquire or install information technology infrastructure (including improving buildings or sites for the purpose of accessing broadband digital telecommunications) and school safety and security infrastructure.

To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in the District;   to remodel, reconstruct, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.

To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment), or technology and to repair transportation equipment for transporting students as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities including a joint infrastructure project for the purposes of offering classes under district-to-community college programs as authorized in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(3)(c), procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.

To provide funds to purchase land as part of start-up costs for new student construction program or if the sale of the previous student construction was insufficient to purchase land, and to purchase construction materials and supplies for a student-constructed building or shed intended to be retained by and used by the District.

To provide funds to make payments to a municipality or other entity as required under Iowa Code Section 403.19(2).

To provide funds for demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster.

To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for recreational activities; or for community education purposes.

To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code Section 297.36, sales, service and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code Section 423E.5 or Iowa Code Section 423F.4.

To provide funds for property tax relief; and

To provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District.

It being understood that if this proposition should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.

 If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District.

 

TRIPOLI

Board of Directors – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two

1) Gordon Davis

 

2) Daniel Smith

 

 

WAPSIE VALLEY

Board of Directors – District 2 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Brent Sauerbrei          

 

Board of Directors – District 3 - 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Angela Auel                  

 

Board of Directors – District 5 - 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Jeannie Wolfe             

 

Public Measure BY

Shall the Board of Directors of the Wapsie Valley Community School District, in the Counties of Bremer, Fayette, Black Hawk, and Buchanan, State of Iowa, for the purpose of purchasing and improving grounds; constructing schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; purchasing of buildings; purchase, lease or lease-purchase of technology and equipment; paying debts contracted for the erection or construction of schoolhouses or buildings, not including interest on bonds;  procuring or acquisition of libraries; repairing, remodeling, reconstructing, improving, or expanding the schoolhouses or buildings and  additions to existing schoolhouses; expenditures for energy conservation; renting facilities under Iowa Code Chapter 28E; purchasing transportation equipment for transporting students; lease purchase option agreements for school buildings or equipment; purchasing equipment authorized by law; or for any purpose or purposes now or hereafter authorized by law, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years to levy and impose a voter-approved physical plant and equipment tax of not exceeding One Dollar Thirty-four Cents ($1.34) per One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of assessed valuation of the taxable property within the school district, and be authorized annually, in combination, as determined by the board, to levy a physical plant and equipment property tax upon all the taxable property within the school district commencing with the levy of property taxes for collection in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, and to impose a physical plant and equipment income surtax upon the state individual income tax of each individual income taxpayer resident in the school district on December 31 for each calendar year commencing with calendar year 2023, or each year thereafter?




PUBLIC MEASURE BZ

Shall the Board of Directors of the Wapsie Valley Community School District, in the Counties of Bremer, Black Hawk, Buchanan, and Fayette, State of Iowa, changing the method of election of its five (5) directors from five (5) director districts, each of which is represented on the school board by a resident of the director district elected by the voters of the director district, to five (5) director districts, each of which shall be represented on the school board by a resident of the director district but who shall be elected by the vote of the electors of the entire school district pursuant to Iowa Code Section 275.12(2)(b)?


WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK

Board of Directors – District 1 – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Charlene Wyatt Sauer              

 

 

Board of Directors – District 4 – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Jessica J. Kettleson                    

 

HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Board of Directors – District 4 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Merritt Jones

 

NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Board of Directors – District 1 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Sue Runyon


Campaigns/Campaigning

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