When and where do I vote in the October 7 Special Election?

When and where do I vote in the October 7 Special Election?

Voters will decide in a Special Election on October 7 if USD 247 will be allowed to collect taxes for Capital Outlay and how those funds can be spent.

The official question is listed below.

When And Where To Vote

Voters have three options for voting:  They can go to the Crawford County Clerk’s Office to fill out an advanced ballot, they can contact the Crawford County Clerker’s Office to request the advanced ballot by mail, or they can go to their designated polling place the day of the election – Tuesday October 7, 2014.

Crawford County Clerk’s Office

  • Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Located at 111 East Forest in Girard, Kansas
  • Phone is 620-724-6115

Polling place option

Tuesday October 7, 2014 – Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

PRECINCTS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

  • Cherokee – Weir Civic Club
  • Mineral – Roseland City Hall
  • Pleasant View – Weir Civic Club
  • Ross/Belleview – Roseland City Hall
  • Ross/Roseland – Roseland City Hall
  • Ross/West Mineral – Roseland City Hall
  • Sheridan – Roseland City Hall
  • Weir Ward 1 – Weir Civic Club
  • Weir Ward 2 – Weir Civic Club
  • Weir Ward 3 – Weir Civic Club

PRECINCTS IN CRAWFORD COUNTY

  • Baker 247 – Pittsburg Elk’s Lodge
  • Beulah 247 25 – Cherokee Citizens Building
  • Beulah 247 25b – Pittsburg Elk’s Lodge
  • Beulah 247 36 – Cherokee Citizens Building
  • Cherokee – Cherokee Senior Citizens Building
  • Cherokee-Sheridan – Cherokee Senior Citizens Building
  • Chicopee 247 – Pittsburg Elk’s Lodge
  • Grant 247 – McCune Community Center
  • Lone Star 247 – Pittsburg Elk’s Lodge
  • Grant 247 – McCune Community Center
  • McCune City – McCune Community Center
  • Osage-McCune – McCune Community Center
  • Sheridan – Cherokee Senior Citizens Building
  • Sheridan-Cherokee – Cherokee Senior Citizens Building

LABETTE COUNTY

  • McCune Community Center

NEOSHO COUNTY

  • McCune Community Center

Official Question

(PLEASE NOTE:  The legal question quotes the law and as such is all encompassing of all the legal possibilities that money can be used for not what the district is intending to do with the money.)

“Shall the following be adopted?

“The above-named school board shall be authorized to make a continuous and permanent annual tax levy in an amount not to exceed 8 mills upon the taxable tangible property in the school district for the purpose of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, repair, remodeling, additions to, furnishing, maintaining and equipping of school district property and equipment necessary for school district purposes, including (1) Acquisition of computer software; (2) acquisition of performance uniforms; (3) housing and boarding pupils enrolled in an area vocational school operated under the board; (4) architectural expenses; (5) acquisition of building sites; (6) undertaking and maintenance of asbestos control projects; (7) acquisition of school buses; and (8) acquisition of other fixed assets, and for the purpose of paying a portion of the principal and interest on bonds issued by cities under the authority of K.S.A. 12-1774, and amendments thereto, for the financing of redevelopment projects upon property located within the school district.”

(PLEASE NOTE:  The legal question quotes the law and as such is all encompassing of all the legal possibilities that money can be used for not what the district is intending to do with the money.

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