Cape Henlopen School District's referendum is unsuccessful for a second time.

Cape Henlopen referendum fails for the second time

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Another try yields the same result for Cape Henlopen School District. In a nail-biter, the district’s second try at a referendum to raise local taxes to increase district revenue was unsuccessful Tuesday. The final vote was 52.8% against (4,628) and 47.2% for (4,133) a tax increase that would benefit the district. …

Cape Henlopen's referendum will be on Tuesday, March 26.

Cape Henlopen 6th district to hold tax hike vote; March 26

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Cape Henlopen School District is the sixth district in Delaware to have a referendum this year in which residents will vote whether or not to raise local taxes. In total, the district is seeking a total of $83,647,000 of additional local revenue.  This year’s referendum will take place Tuesday, March 26, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. …

Colonial is looking to upgrade and renovate its athletic facilities, which can be utilized by the community.

Colonial addresses concerns about sports facilities in tax forum

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

How Colonial School District sports will benefit from a $61 million tax referendum was a common theme among questions during Wednesday’s virtual public forum. District officials fielded queries about the effect of the referendum, which would raise average homeowners taxes by about $250 annually. The money will be used to match state funds of $122 million for maintenance and improvements …

Appo's referendum will take place Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Appo referendum Dec. 12; would increase taxes $435 yearly

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Appoquinimink School District residents will have the opportunity to vote for or against a tax increase via a referendum on Tuesday, Dec. 12.  In its board meeting Tuesday night, Superintendent Matthew Burrows explained the revenue would be put towards toward three new school buildings, a bus lot, educator recruiting and retention efforts, technology and safety initiatives.  He said the referendum …