OFFICIAL NOTICE OF COMBINED CITY & SCHOOL ELECTION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021 – POLLS OPEN 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE ELIGIBLE VOTERS OF DES MOINES COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, THAT THE COMBINED CITY & SCHOOL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021. Voters must vote in their precinct and polling place of residence. Please read this notice carefully to determine your correct voting location. Some voting locations have changed for some voters to provide consistency in voting locations. If you are unsure of your voting location for this election, please contact the Des Moines County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections at 319-753-8232.
ALL POLLS IN DES MOINES COUNTY WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE – ALL LOCATIONS ARE YOUR GENERAL ELECTION POLLING LOCATIONS.
The voting locations and addresses for this election are as follows:
Precinct Includes Polling Place
PCT 1T & 3 City of Burlington/ Oak Baptist Church Tama Township 1303 Oak Street
PCT 2 City of Burlington Autumn Heights
2830 Winegard Drive
PCT 4 & 6 City of Burlington St John’s Church Hall 700 Division Street
PCT 5 & UNION City of Burlington/ First Church of the Nazarene
Union Township 1015 S Roosevelt Ave
PCT 7 City of Burlington James Madison Educational Center
2132 Madison Avenue
PCT 8C City of Burlington/ Bethany Lutheran Church
Concordia Township 2515 Madison Avenue
PCT 9 City of Burlington Messiah Lutheran Church
2411 West Avenue
PCT DM City of Danville/ Danville Community Bldg
Danville Township 104 W Shepard Street
PCT FM City of Middletown/ Middletown City Hall
Flint River Township 120 Mechanics Street
PCT HJ Huron, Jackson, and Two Rivers Office Bldg
Benton Townships 5601 205th Street, Kingston
PCT MY City of Mediapolis, Mediapolis City Hall
Yellow Spring, and 510 Main Street
PCT PW Pleasant Grove and Yarmouth Fire Station
Washington Townships 20454 Eastern Avenue
PCT WB City of West Burlington Divine Mercy Parish Center
502 W Mt Pleasant Street
Pre-registered voters are required to provide an approved form of identification at the polling place before receiving and casting a regular ballot. Voters who are not pre-registered, such as voters registering to vote on Election Day and voters changing precincts, must also provide proof of residence. A voter who is unable to provide an approved form of identification or prove residence if required: 1) may have voter’s identity/residence attested to by another registered voter in the precinct, 2) prove identity and residence using Election Day Registration documents, or 3) cast a provisional ballot and provide proof of identity/residence at the County Auditor’s office by November 4th at Noon. Election Day Registrant attesters must provide an approved form of identification. For additional information about providing proof of identity and/or residence visit: https://sos.iowa.gov/voterid or phone 319-753-8232.
Voter pre-registration deadline is October 18th at 5:00 PM at the Des Moines County Auditor’s Office.
Absentee ballots will be available in the County Auditor’s office during regular business hours.
Any voter who is physically unable to enter a polling place has the right to vote in their vehicle. For further information, please contact the county auditor’s office at the telephone number or email address below.
Telephone: (319) 753-8232 Email: email@example.com For TTY access, dial 711+753-8232
A full set of sample ballots are available for viewing on the Des Moines County website at www.dmcountyelections.iowa.gov
The following offices and candidates will appear on ballot styles according to the specific jurisdictions:
Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the ballots for voters in the respective cities.
City of Burlington Council Member (vote for no more than three)
Terry A Schnack, Jon D Billups, Lynda Graham-Murray, Antonio Bailey,
Christopher Roepke, Matthew Rinker
City of Danville Mayor (vote for no more than one)
Jerry L Strause
City of Danville Council Member (vote for no more than two)
City of Mediapolis Council Member (vote for no more than three)
Chuck Massner, Miranda Pfeiff, Denise M Deitrick, Troy Garrison, Monte Hawley
City of Middletown Mayor (vote for no more than one
City of Middletown Council Member (vote for no more than two)
Jordan Fidler, Stephanie Gerst
City of West Burlington Mayor (vote for no more than one)
City of West Burlington Council Member (vote for no more than two)
John E Johnson, Melanie C Young
City of West Burlington Council Member – To Fill A Vacancy (vote for no more than one)
Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the ballots for voters in the respective school districts.
Burlington School District Board Member (vote for no more than three)
Scott Mason, Jennifer Gibb, Darven R Kendell, Tammy M Anderson, Jennifer Lachenberg,
Reyna N Cadena, Christi Burghoffer
Danville School District Board Member (vote for no more than two)
Sandy Dockendorff, Taylor Eisenmann, Jon Paul Van Buskirk, Jason Samples
Mediapolis School District Board Member (vote for no more than three)
Richard E Whitaker, John Witte, Peter Pfeiff, Mark Schmidgall
West Burlington Independent School District Board Member (vote for no more than two)
Bruce Thuleen, Amanda Hancock
West Burlington Independent School District Board Member –
To Fill a Vacancy (vote for no more than one)
Ft Madison School District Board Member (vote for no more than three)
Aleena Garr, David Allen, Brian Steffensmeier, Paul Wilkerson, Jadi Lynn Zioui,
Bradley Menke, Mio Santiago
Morning Sun School District Board Member (vote for no more than three)
Ashley Zweibohmer, Mica Boulton, Josey L Lomeli
New London School District Board Member (vote for no more than two)
Lindsay Porter, Kyle Helmerson
Wapello School District Board Member (vote for no more than two)
Brandon Marquardt, Heidi H McDonough, Lynette Grimm, Kenny Marlette
Winfield Mt Union School District Board Member (vote for no more than two)
COMMUNITY COLLEGE CANDIDATES
Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the ballots for voters in the respective community college districts. Not all community college director districts are on the ballot in 2021 for voters.
Southeastern Community College – Merged Area XVI
Director District #2 (vote for no more than one)
Director District #3 (vote for no more than one)
Jeff M Heland
CITY OF BURLINGTON PUBLIC MEASURE GM:
SHALL THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC MEASURE BE ADOPTED?
Shall the City of Burlington, Iowa continue its levy of a one percent (1%) sales tax to be effective January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2032 of which at least fifty (50%) percent of the proceeds shall be used for property tax relief. The remainder of the sales tax proceeds shall be used for public safety, capital improvements, capital equipment, debt obligations, and economic development.
WEST BURLINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC MEASURE GN:
Summary: To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the West Burlington Independent School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.
In the West Burlington Independent School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of revenues the West Burlington Independent School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund shall be adopted.
To provide funds to acquire or install information technology infrastructure (including improving buildings or sites for the purpose of accessing broadband digital telecommunications) and school safety and security infrastructure.
To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in the District; to remodel, reconstruct, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.
To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment), or technology and to repair transportation equipment for transporting students as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities including a joint infrastructure project for the purposes of offering classes under district-to-community college programs as authorized in Iowa Code Section 423F.3(3)(c), procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.
To provide funds to purchase land as part of start-up costs for new student construction program or if the sale of the previous student construction was insufficient to purchase land, and to purchase construction materials and supplies for a student-constructed building or shed intended to be retained by and used by the District.
To provide funds to make payments to a municipality or other entity as required under Iowa Code Section 403.19(2).
To provide funds for demolition, cleanup, and other costs if such costs are necessitated by, and incurred within two years of, a disaster.
To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for recreational activities; or for community education purposes.
To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code Section 297.36, sales, service and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code Section 423E.5 or Iowa Code Section 423F.4.
To provide funds for property tax relief; and
To provide funds for other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the West Burlington Independent School District.
It being understood that if this proposition should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Fund.
If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the West Burlington Independent School District.
PUBLIC TEST OF VOTER EQUIPMENT
Public testing of the Des Moines County voting equipment will begin on October 27th at 9:00 AM in the Public Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor at the Des Moines County Courthouse, according to the provisions of 52.35. The public is invited to attend.
Signed and dated this 8th day of October 2021.
Des Moines County Auditor/Commissioner of Elections