On Tuesday, November 3, 2009, the Fredonia-Moccasin Unified School District will conduct an override election with two separate issues on the ballot.  Voters will be asked to vote on the following issues:

•To exceed its revenue control limit by 10% for its Maintenance and Operation budget for fiscal years 2011 through 2015, by 6-2/3% for fiscal year 2016, and by 3-1/3 % for fiscal year 2017

•To exceed its revenue control limit by 5% for special K-3 programs for fiscal years 2011 through 2015, by 3-1/3 % for fiscal year 2016, and by 1-2/3% for fiscal year 2017.

The estimated first year tax rate for the proposed 10% maintenance and operation budget override amount is $0.64. The estimated first year tax rate for the proposed 5% K-3 maintenance and operation budget override amount is $0.22.

Arguments “For” and “Against” this special budget override are being requested by the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools for inclusion in the Informational Report.  The Superintendent will review all factual statements contained in the written arguments and correct any inaccurate statements, but will not amend any portion of the written arguments identified as statements of the author’s opinion.

The pamphlet will be mailed to households with qualified electors who reside within the school district.  Arguments are to be 200 words or less, typed or printed, and signed by the author.  The arguments should include the author''s name, address, telephone number, a signature and whether or not the name can be printed in the information pamphlet.

Arguments must be received by 4 p.m., August 14, 2009, in the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools office, Ponderosa High School, 2384 N Steves Blvd., Flagstaff, AZ 86004.  Faxes will be accepted at (928) 679-8077; however, the original must be mailed to Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, 110 East Cherry Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. 

For more information, please call the office of the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools at (928) 679-8070.