School Referendums Pass in Fond du Lac & Oakfield

Both major school referendums in the area have been approved by voters according to preliminary results.

The Fond du Lac School District asked voters to approve two referendum questions worth a total of $98.5 million. Question one – for $91.5 million to improve building security, along with exterior upgrades and interior building system upgrades – passed with 6,694 “Yes” votes to 4,234 “No” votes. Question two – asking for $7 million to add air conditioning to eight school buildings that don’t already have it – passed with 6,411 “Yes” votes to 4,449 “No” votes.

The Oakfield School District also saw its $5.3 million operating referendum pass. Voters in the district cast 651 “Yes” votes to 385 “No” votes in favor of the referendum. The district will exceed revenue caps by $1 million for two years, and then $1.1 million for three years.