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September 25, 2018
Today, voters in the Jamestown Public School District will decide on a $34.4 million referendum. There is only one question on the special election ballot, and residents of the district should take the time to vote. People may think it's not worth the time or trouble to vote since...
September 25, 2018 - 7:03am
School bond issue vote today
Voters within the Jamestown Public School District take to the polls today. The one issue on the ballot is a $34.4 million bond issue for a variety of school improvement and maintenance projects. As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, 836 people had already cast their ballot through the early...
September 25, 2018 - 6:56am
September 22, 2018
If passed on Tuesday, the Jamestown Public School District bond issue of $34.4 million will require about a 35.71-mill property tax rate, costing about $161 per $100,000 of residential property value during the first year. Farmland within the Jamestown school district would see an...
September 22, 2018 - 6:38am
Letter to the editor: Do the right thing: Vote yes on Tuesday
As an educator, coach, community member, parent and constituent of the city of Jamestown, I have spent the past number of weeks reading opinions of what others think about the upcoming Jamestown Public Schools referendum on Tuesday, Sept. 25. This isn’t just about the present,...
September 22, 2018 - 6:28am
Letter to the editor: It’s time to approve the referendum
Why should we vote yes on school referendum?
September 22, 2018 - 6:27am
Letter to the editor: Vote yes on the school referendum
I am writing this letter as a concerned parent in the Jamestown Public School District and as a teacher and a coach. At my previous school the community passed a $20 million school referendum. When it was completed the community took a sense of pride in the building and students...
September 22, 2018 - 6:25am
September 21, 2018
Letter to the editor: JPS administration gets ‘F’ from business owner
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September 21, 2018 - 7:07am
September 19, 2018
What's on the ballot
Here is the wording for the Jamestown Public School District's special election ballot. A yes vote would be in favor of the proposal; a no vote would be against it.
September 19, 2018 - 7:05am
Letter to the editor: JPS District proposal is the most fiscally responsible
The community has had the opportunity to consider the proposal from the Citizen’s Advisory Committee and approved by the Jamestown Public School Board. It is my hope to share my own perspective on the compelling reasons that the district is bringing forward this proposal.
September 19, 2018 - 6:52am
September 14, 2018
Letter to the editor: Could JPS get donations, sponsors for projects?
I congratulate the St. John's Academy community on their successful steps toward remodeling and enlarging their facility. By supplying a product obviously viewed favorably by their customers, they have engendered enough goodwill to be well on their way to funding a beautiful project...
September 14, 2018 - 6:56am
September 7, 2018
Letter to the editor: Here are more reasons why school measure shouldn’t pass
There have been some excellent points already made as to why the school bond levy measure should not pass. Here are some more. Property taxes are out of control.
September 7, 2018 - 6:55am
July 25, 2018
Special election: School board approves $34.4 million bond issue
The Jamestown Public School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a special election for voters to consider a $34.4 million general obligation...
July 25, 2018 - 7:05am
July 17, 2018
$34 million referundum expected: School board to decide issue next week
July 17, 2018 - 6:53am
July 11, 2018
JPS bond issue cost too high
The Citizens Advisory Committee for Jamestown Public Schools is recommending $34.1 million for a school improvement bond issue. The cost for the projects is too high, and the school board should pare down the list of the committee's recommendations before putting the issue before...
July 11, 2018 - 6:52am
September 15, 2015
Early voting begins on school bond issue
Early voting begins today for the Jamestown Public School bond issue vote. Voters in the Jamestown Public School District can vote on the main floor of the Stutsman County Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays from now until the election day on Sept. 29. Voters will decide...
September 15, 2015 - 7:38am