Details for NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS
NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN
OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT
OF POLK COUNTY,
In accordance with the requirements of Ark. Code Ann. §6-14-109, notice is hereby given that the annual school election in the above named school district will be held on September 19, 2017, for the following purposes:
To elect 4 members to the Board of Directors for a term of 5 years;
To submit the question of voting a total school tax rate (state and local) of 31.3 mills on the dollar of the assessed value of taxable property located in this School District. The proposed tax includes the uniform rate of tax (the "Statewide Uniform Rate") to be collected on all taxable property in the State and remitted to the State Treasurer pursuant to Amendment No. 74 to the Arkansas Constitution to be used solely for maintenance and operation of schools in the State. As provided in Amendment No. 74, the Statewide Uniform Rate replaces a portion of the existing rate of tax levied by this School District and available for maintenance and operation of schools in this District. The total proposed school tax levy of 31.3 mills includes 25.0 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation and 6.3 mills for debt service previously voted as a continuing levy pledged for the retirement of existing bonded indebtedness. The surplus revenues produced each year by debt service millage may be used by the District for other school purposes.
The total proposed school tax levy of 31.3 mills represents the same rate presently being collected.
The polls will open at 7:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. at the following polling places:
Precinct Polling Place
All Zones Oden Campus Board Room
All Zones Acorn High School Classroom
Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Clerk's Office, 507 Church Avenue, Mena, AR, beginning Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017, and Monday, September 18, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS
INSTRUCTIONS: Fill in polling places for each ward or precinct as designated by the County Board of Election Commissioners. Check Early Voting information. Publish once a week for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper published in Polk County. The first publication must be not later than twenty (20) days before the election.
Published in The Mena Star on 8-31-17, 9-6-17, & 9-13-17, 80468