Viroqua School Board receive updates on facility referendum, early learning center and Community Conversation

Posted on Nov 29, 2022 by Education

The Viroqua School Board received an update on the facility referendum, the early learning center and the Community Conversation at its meeting, Nov. 21.

District Administrator Tom Burkhalter said both facility referendum questions passed on Nov. 8 with just under 57% voting “yes” for Question 1 (the proposed base plan, which is an estimated $17 million) and 59% voting “yes” for Question 2 (the tech ed expansion project, which is for $3.5 million).


Burkhalter said the community’s support was outstanding. He praised the efforts of HSR Associates, Inc. and Miron Construction for helping the school district create a plan from the very beginning that was “based on listening.” “This was well-reflected and essentially we asked the community the questions that they wanted us to ask.”

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