NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOND ELECTION
SCHOOL BOND ELECTION
LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 0037
(HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2021
Public notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of Lincoln County School District 0037 (Hershey Public Schools) in the State of Nebraska (the “District”) that at a special election to be held in said District on August 10, 2021, there shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the District the following proposition:
“Shall Lincoln County School District 0037 (Hershey Public Schools) in the State of Nebraska issue its bonds in a total principal amount not to exceed Seventeen Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($17,900,000) to provide funds to (i) construct a new addition to the District’s school building in Hershey, Nebraska, such addition to include a gymnasium, locker rooms, lobby/commons, kitchen, weight room and other support spaces, and related site improvements, (ii) renovate portions of the existing school building and related site improvements, and (iii) acquire and install the necessary furniture, equipment, apparatus and site improvements for such additions and building; said bonds to be issued from time to time, to be sold at such prices, to bear interest at such rates, to become due at such times, and to have such other terms and provisions, all as may be fixed and determined by the Board of Education of the District; and
“Shall the District cause to be levied and collected annually a special levy of taxes against all the taxable property in the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay the principal of, the premium, if any, and the interest on said bonds as the same become due?”
O FOR said bonds and tax
O AGAINST said bonds and tax
Qualified electors voting in favor of said proposition shall blacken the oval opposite the words “FOR said bonds and tax” following said proposition, and qualified electors voting against said proposition shall blacken the oval opposite the words “AGAINST said bonds and tax” following said proposition.
By Mail Election
This election will be an election by mail. All registered voters residing within Lincoln County School District 0037 (Hershey Public Schools) will receive their ballot by mail and therefore no polling places will be open for voting. Ballots will be mailed by the Election
Commissioner on July 19, 2021.
Voter Registration Deadlines
The deadline to register to vote at an agency, by mail or delivered by an agent is July 23, 2021. The deadline for in-person registration is July 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner’s Office located at 301 North Jeffers Street, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101. Any voter who changes information on a current registration or registers to vote after the ballots have been mailed but before the in-person registration deadline of July 30, 2021 by 6:00 p.m., will be given a ballot at the time of registration or change.
Ballot Return Deadline
Voted ballots may be returned by mail or delivered in person or by an agent to the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner’s Office located at 301 North Jeffers Street, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101 and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A drop box will be available in the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office parking lot located at 302 N Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE. A second drop box is available at the South entrance of the Lincoln County Courthouse.
Your ballot must be in the possession of the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office by August 10, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. to be counted.
Lincoln County Election Information
Mailing Address: 301 North Jeffers, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101
Physical Address: 301 North Jeffers, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101
Phone: 308-534-4350 Ext. 4110
Regular Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 0037 (HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS) IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA.
REBECCA J. ROSSELL
LINCOLN COUNTY CLERK/ELECTION
Publish: Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
Please send proof prior to publication to Lincoln County Clerk.
Please bill directly to Hershey Public Schools and send copy of billing to Lincoln County Clerk.
HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AUGUST 10, 2021
JUNE 29, 2021
Notice of Election Published
JULY 19, 2021
Mail out ballots
Any voter who changes information on a current registration (in the district) or registers into the Hershey Public School District will either be given a ballot, mailed a ballot or allowed to vote a Provisional Ballot.
JULY 23, 2021
Last day to accept mail in, agent delivery, and agency registrations.
FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021 AT 6:00 P.M.
Last day of voter registration for this election.
AUGUST 5, 2021
Sample ballot will be published in the newspaper(s)
AUGUST 10, 2021
All ballots have to be returned to the County Clerk by 5:00 P.M.
HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – BOND ELECTION
ELECTION DATE: AUGUST 10, 2021
57% of Turnout
|FOR – said bonds and tax||405|
|AGAINST – said bonds and tax||436|
If a ballot is not received by July 27, 2021, please contact the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner at 1-308-534-4350 Ext 4110.
A voter may be instructed to fill out an Affidavit of Replacement Ballot which is available at the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Office. A new ballot will be issued to the voter.
If the voter is not able to come into the office, the voter may be instructed to print out the form (link below) in front of a notary.