Dr. Walter Watkins votes in referendum

Dr. Walter Watkins, School City of Hammond superintendent, votes in the referendum on Tuesday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.

Kale Wilk, The Times

102 of 102 precincts reporting

School City of Hobart

Public Question No. 1

For the eight (8) calendar years immediately following the holding of the referendum, shall the School City of Hobart impose a property tax rate that does not exceed twenty-four and 6/10 cents ($0.246) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation and that is in addition to all other property taxes imposed by the school corporation for the purpose of funding and maintaining current educational and operational programs including student safety and transportation and any other educational and operational needs of the school corporation?

Yes: 1561

No: 729

Public Question No. 2

Shall School City of Hobart issue bonds or enter into a lease to finance the 2018 Safety, Efficiency, Renovation and Construction Project which consists of restoration, repair and renovation of Hobart High School, Hobart Middle School, Liberty Elementary School, the Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary, Ridge View Elementary School and Joan Martin Elementary School and the construction of a new elementary school and a pool at Hobart High School, and which is estimated to cost not more than $41,210,000 and is estimated to increase the property tax rate for debt service by a maximum of $0.80 per $100 of assessed valuation?

Yes: 1537

No: 736


School City of Hammond

Public Question No. 1

For the seven (7) calendar year years immediately following the holding of the referendum, shall the School City of Hammond impose a property tax rate that does not exceed forty-four cents ($0.44) on each one hundred dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation and that is in addition to all other property taxes imposed by the school corporation for the purpose of funding teaching positions, staff positions, and educational programming?

Yes: 3711

No: 2998

Public Question No. 2

Shall School City of Hammond issue bonds or enter into a lease to finance the construction of a new high school and comprehensive renovation, improvements and safety upgrades to various School Corporation facilities, including the equipping thereof, which is estimated to cost not more than $110,625,000 and is estimated to increase the property tax rate for debt service by $0.3598 per $100 of assessed valuation?

Yes: 3560

No: 3106

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