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03/03/2020 Central Decatur CSD Special Election

Central Decatur Community School District Special Election (PPEL Levy)

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Polls open:  7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  Sample Ballot


Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the Central Decatur Community School District in Decatur County, Iowa, that a special school election will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, solely regarding the following proposition:


Shall the Board of Directors of the Central Decatur Community School District in the County of Decatur, State of Iowa, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy and impose a voter approved physical plant and equipment tax not to exceed one dollar and thirty-four cents ($1.34) per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of assessed valuation of the taxable property within the school district, and be authorized annually, in combination, as determined by the board, to levy a physical plant and equipment property tax upon all the taxable property within the school district commencing with the levy of the property taxes for collection in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and to impose a physical plant and equipment income surtax upon the state individual income tax of each individual income taxpayer resident in the school district on December 31 for each calendar year commencing with the 2020 calendar year, or each year thereafter, (the percent of income surtax not to exceed nine percent (9%) to be determined by the board each year), to be used for the purposes permitted by Iowa law?

Absentee voting in the Auditor's Office will begin Monday, February 3, through Monday, March 2.  A request for an absentee ballot to be mailed must be received by the Auditor's Office by Friday, February 21.

Polls will open on March 3 at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. at the polling locations listed below. 


Central Decatur School District voters who live in:

Will vote at the following polling place:

Burrell Township

Hamilton Township

Morgan Township

New Buda Township

City of Davis City

City of Pleasanton



Davis City Community Center


Center Township

Eden Township

City of Leon


Leon Community Center

Decatur Township

City of Decatur

Barnum Community Center (Decatur)

High Point Township

Woodland Township

Garden Grove City Hall

Grand River Township

Richland Township

City of Grand River


Grand River Community Center

Franklin Township

Long Creek Township

Van Wert Community Center

    Vote Absentee

    In-person:  Voters may vote at the Decatur County Auditor's Office during normal business hours (M-F, 8-4:30) beginning Monday, February 3, through Monday, March 2.  Curbside voting is also available.

    By mail:  Print an absentee ballot request form, complete and return it to the Auditor's Office by Friday, February 21.

    Decatur County Iowa
    County Courthouse 207 N. Main St. Leon, IA 50144
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