Contact Superintendent Dahlheimer - email@example.com
With the goals of Improving Safety, Expanding our Career and Technical Curriculum, Retaining Efficient Curriculum Spaces, and Increasing the Use of our Community Spaces; the Osakis School Board approved a Special Election to occur on November 7, 2023 and consider two Ballot Questions - Ballot Question 1 - $29,900,000 and Ballot Question 2 - $5,500,000. This page holds all information explaining the reasons for this Special Election and the impact this decision will have on the future of our School and Community.
Recent updates on this project are below:
9/20/23 - Message from Superintendent Dahlheimer
8/31/23 - View the Referendum Update that was sent out in an August issue of the Osakis Anchor
Community Discussion of State Review and Comment of Referendum Ballot Questions 1 & 2 - September 20th, 6:30pm at the Cafeteria at Osakis Public School (Use North, High School Entrance).
Community Discussion of Financial Impact of Referendum Ballot Questions 1 & 2 - October 11th, 6:30pm at the Cafeteria at Osakis Public School (Use North, High School Entrance).
Ballot Question #1
Career and Technical Instruction/Pathways to the Trades:
Music and Auditorium Improvements:
Ballot Question #2
Wrestling Room/Multipurpose Room Expansion
Athletic Complex Overview - Space Demands
Track and Field - Unsafe, Inadequate for Competition
Fall/Spring - Space Needs, Benefits of Synthetic Turf
Bus Garage/Tennis Courts Project
Staff Facilities Survey
Community Listening Session
January 2023-February 2023
Facilities Planning Team Formation
March 2023 - April 2023
Presentation of Findings to School Board
Discussion of Options and Costs
Staff Facilities Worksession
Community Worksession 1
Community Work Session 2
Community Worksession 3
Community Worksession 4
Submission of Project for State Review and Comment
School Board Approval to Go to Referendum
Favorable Opinion from State on Referendum Proposal
Osakis Public School - ISD 213 will be conducting a special election on November 7, 2023.
Absentee Voting Information
Location : Osakis Public School, 500 East First Avenue, Osakis Minnesota, 56360 - Use East Parking and Enter District Office.
Date/Times Available to Vote: September 22 - November 6, 2023 - Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm
Voting by mail - You can download an application for absentee ballot HERE. Please fill out this application and mail it to our District Office at:
Osakis Public School
Attn: Lisa Lien
PO Box X
Osakis MN, 56360
You will be mailed an absentee ballot that you will use to vote per the instructions included in that ballot.
November 7th Voting Information:
Location: Ed Pollard Community Center, 20 West Nokomis Street, Osakis, Minnesota 56360
Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm