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NOTICE OF CITY - SCHOOL
ELECTION
Notice is hereby given to the
qualified electors of Bremer
County, State of Iowa, pursuant to
Chapter 49.53 of the Iowa Code,
that the combined City/School
Election will be held on Tuesday,
November 2, 2021. Polls will be
open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Voting locations can be found on
Voter Acknowledgement cards,
Voter ID cards, and the Iowa
Secretary of State’s website or by
contacting the Auditor’s office at
319-352-0340. Voters must vote
at their assigned precinct.
VOTING PRECINCTS AND POLLING
LOCATIONS:
City
of
Denver /Jefferson
Twp
Denver Community Room, 100
Washington St.
City
of
Frederika/
Frederika
&
Leroy Twps
Frederika Community Bldg., 111
3rd St.
City of Janesville/Jackson Twp
Riviera Roose Community Center,
307 Maple St.
Lafayette & Warren Twps
Bremer Co. Secondary Roads,
1995 Euclid Ave
City
of
Plainfield/
Polk
&
Douglas
Twps
Plainfield Public Library, 723 Main
St.
City
of
Readlyn/
Maxfield & Franklin Twps
Readlyn Community Library, 309
Main St.
NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
City
of
Sumner/Sumner
#2
&
Dayton
Twps
Sumner American Legion Hall,
113 E. 1st St.
City of Tripoli/Fremont Twp
Tripoli City Hall, 303 S. Main St.
Waverly
Ward
I/
East
Washington
Twp
Waverly City Hall, 200 1st St. NE
Waverly
Ward
II/NE
¼
Sec 36 Washington Twp
Waverly City Hall, 200 1st St. NE
Waverly
Ward
III
Waverly Fire Station, 123 1st Ave
SW
Waverly
Ward
IV
Redeemer Lutheran Church,
NORTH Entrance
2001 W. Bremer Ave., Waverly
Waverly
Ward
V/
West
Washington
Twp
Redeemer Lutheran Church,
SOUTH Entrance
NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
2001 W. Bremer Ave., Waverly
Voter pre-registration deadline is
5:00 p.m. October 18, 2021 at the
Bremer County Auditor’s Office.
Pre-registered voters are required
to provide an approved form of
identification at the polling place
before receiving and casting a
regular ballot. Approved forms of
ID are: Iowa Driver’s License (not
expired more than 90 days), Iowa
Non-Operator’s ID (not expired
more than 90 days), U.S. Passport
(not expired), U.S. Military ID or
Veteran ID (not expired), Iowa
Voter ID PIN card (must be signed),
Tribal ID Card/Document (must be
signed, with photo, not expired).
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 their identity/residence
attested to by another registered
voter in the precinct. The attester
must provide an approved form
of identification. 2) prove identity
and residence using Election
Day Registration documents
https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/
voterinformation/edr.html,
or
3) cast a provisional ballot and
provide proof of identity/residence
at the county auditor’s office by
NOON on Monday, November 8,
2021. For additional information
about providing proof of identity
and/or residence visit: https://sos.
iowa.gov/voterid or phone 319352-0340.
Any voter who requires assistance
to vote by reason of blindness,
disability or inability to read or
write may be given assistance
by a person of the voter’s choice,
other than the voter’s employer or
agent of that employer or officer
or agent of the voter’s union.
Any voter who is physically
unable to enter a polling place
has the right to vote in the voter’s
vehicle. For further information,
please contact the Bremer County
Auditor’s Office at 319-352-0340
or e-mail swolf@co.bremer.ia.us.
For TTY access, dial 711 + 319352-0340.
PUBLIC TEST OF ELECTION
EQUIPMENT:
NOTICE is hereby given to the
qualified electors in the county
of Bremer, State of Iowa, in
accordance with Chapter 52.35
of the Iowa Code that the
commissioner’s duly authorized
agents shall examine and test the
vote tallying equipment for the
November 2, 2021, City/School
Election beginning Wednesday,
October 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
The certification testing for said
election is open to the public
in the lower level of the Bremer
County Courthouse, 415 E.
Bremer Avenue, Waverly, Iowa.
Sample ballots are available online
at: https://www.bremercounty.
iowa.gov/government/elections/
current_elections/current_
elections.php
All ballots will contain school
offices. Ballots for voters residing
inside the corporate limits of a city

will contain city offices and school
offices. Some ballots will contain
community college offices.
I, Shelley Wolf, hereby certify that
the following offices, candidates,
and public measures will appear
on the ballots in the specific
jurisdiction in which the voters
will cast their votes at the Regular
City/School Election in the County
of Bremer, State of Iowa, on
November 2, 2021:
CITY OF DENVER
Mayor – 4yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Rod Diercks
2) Jeremie J. Peterson
Council Member – At Large – 4yr
Term - Vote for no more than three
1) Sean Hartman
2) Joel J. Wikner
3) No candidate filed
CITY OF FREDERIKA
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Duane Meihost
Council Member – At Large – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than
three
1) Jody Meyer
2) Tamara Rosol
3) No candidate filed
CITY OF JANESVILLE
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) David A. Beenblossom
Council Member – At Large – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than
three
1) Susan L. Stapleton
2) Dennis L. Miller
3) Jeff Conover
CITY OF PLAINFIELD
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Thomas Geise
Council Member – At Large – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than
two
1) Clyde W. Balvanz
2) Blake A. Franzen
CITY OF READLYN
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Dan Wedemeier
Council Member – At Large - 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than two
1) Joseph Jones
2) Keith Brunscheon
CITY OF SUMNER
Council Member – At Large - 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than
three
1) Stacie Schroeder
2) Darren R. Paulus
3) Brian Bockhaus
Mayor To Fill Vacancy – 4yr Term
– Vote for no more than one
1) Billy T. Lehmkuhl
2) Linda K. Meier
PUBLIC MEASURE BW
Shall the number of members of
the Municipal Board of Trustees of
the Sumner Municipal Light Plant,
consisting of the municipallyowned electric light and power
plant and system be increased
from three (3) to five (5)?
CITY OF TRIPOLI
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Brendt Bernard
Council Member – At Large - 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than
three
1) No candidate filed
2) No candidate filed
3) No candidate filed
Council Member To Fill Vacancy –
Vote for no more than one
1) No candidate filed
CITY OF WAVERLY
Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no
more than one
1) Adam Hoffman
Council Member - Ward 1 – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than one
1) Brian Birgen
2) Blake Edward Yanda
Council Member – Ward 3 – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than one
1) Rodney Drenkow
Council Member – Ward 5 – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than one
1) Tim Kangas
2) Philip Trimble
Council Member – At Large – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than one
1) Troy Collins
2) Ann L. Rathe
Hospital Trustee – At Large – 4yr
Term – Vote for no more than two
1) Ronald D. Flory, MD
2) Philip Jones
3) Laurie Everhardt
DENVER COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Board of Directors – At Large –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
two
1) Scott Krebsbach
2) Aaron Lueders
3) Ryan Wirtjes
DUNKERTON
COMMUNITY
SCHOOL
Board of Directors - District 2 –
At Large - 4 yr Term - Vote for no
more than one
1) Chad Wolfensperger
Board of Directors - District 3 –
At Large - 4 yr Term - Vote for no
more than one
1) Lyle McIntosh
Board of Directors - District 4 –
At Large - 4 yr Term - Vote for no
more than one
1) Daniel L Knebel
PUBLIC MEASURE BM
Summary: To adopt a Revenue
Purpose Statement specifying the
use of revenues the Dunkerton
Community School District will
receive from the State of Iowa
Secure an Advanced Vision for
Education Fund.
In the Dunkerton Community
School District, the following
Revenue Purpose Statement
which specifies the use of

revenues
the
Dunkerton
Community 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 purpose of
offering classes under districtto-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 cost
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 Dunkerton Community
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
Dunkerton Community School
District.
If a majority of eligible electors
voting on the question fail to
approve this Revenue Purpose
Statement, then upon expiration
of the current Revenue Purpose

Statement, revenues received
by the School District from the
Secure an Advanced Vision for
Education fund shall be expended
in the following order:
The payment of bonds for which
SAVE Revenue has been pledged;
Reduction of bond levies under
Iowa Code Sections 298.18 and
298.18A and all other debt levies;
Reduction of the regular and
voter-approved physical plant and
equipment levy under Iowa Code
Section 298.2;
Reduction
of
the
public
educational and recreational levy
under Iowa Code Section 300.2;
For any authorized infrastructure
purpose of the school district as
defined in Iowa Code Section
423F.3(6); and
For the payment of principal and
interest on bonds issued under
Iowa Code Sections 423E.5 and
423F.4.
JANESVILLE
CONSOLIDATED
SCHOOL
Board of Directors – At Large –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
two
1) Tracy Meyer
2) Scott Kipp
3) Kim Gienau
NASHUA-PLAINFIELD
COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Board of Directors – District 2 –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
one
1) Patrick Lentz
PUBLIC MEASURE EF
Shall the Board of Directors of
the Nashua-Plainfield Community
School District in the counties
of Butler, Chickasaw, Floyd,
and Bremer, State of Iowa, be
authorized for a period of ten
(10) years, to levy and impose a
voter-approved physical plant and
equipment tax of not exceeding
One Dollar and Thirty-Four Cents
($1.34) per One Thousand Dollars
($1,000) 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
property taxes for collection in
the fiscal year ending June 30,
2023, 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 calendar year
2022, and each year thereafter,
(the percent of income surtax
not to exceed twenty percent
(20%) to be determined by the
board each year) to be used for
the purchase and improvement
of grounds; the construction of
schoolhouses or buildings and
opening roads to schoolhouses
or buildings; the purchase of
buildings and the purchase, lease,
or lease-purchase of equipment
or technology exceeding Five
Hundred Dollars ($500) in value
per purchase, lease, or leasepurchase transaction or such
other value as established
by amending legislation; the
payment of debts contracted
for the erection or construction
of schoolhouses or buildings,
not including interest on bonds;
procuring or acquisition of library
facilities; repairing, remodeling,
reconstructing, improving, or
expanding the schoolhouses or
buildings and additions to existing
schoolhouses; expenditures for
energy conservation, including
payments
made
pursuant
to a guarantee furnished by
the District entering into a
financing agreement for energy
management
improvements,
limited to agreements pursuant

to Section 473.19, 473.20, or
473.20A, Code of Iowa; the
rental of facilities under Chapter
28E; purchase of transportation
equipment
for
transporting
students and the repair of such
transportation equipment if
the cost of the repair exceeds
$2,500; lease purchase option
agreements for school buildings;
equipment
purchases
for
recreational purposes; payments
to a municipality or other entity
as required under Section
403.19, subsection 2, Code of
Iowa; or demolition, cleanup,
and other costs if such costs are
necessitated by, and incurred
within two years of, a disaster
as defined in Section 29C.2,
subsection 4, Code of Iowa?
SUMNER-FREDERICKSBURG
COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Board of Directors – At Large –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
one
1) Ashley Meyer
2) Nicole Reynolds-Thimmesch
Board
of
Directors
–
Fredericksburg District – At Large
- 4yr Term – Vote for no more than
one
1) Lonnie Schult
PUBLIC MEASURE BX
Summary: To adopt a Revenue
Purpose Statement specifying
the use of revenues the SumnerFredericksburg
Community
School District will receive from
the State of Iowa Secure an
Advanced Vision for Education
Fund.
In the Sumner –Fredericksburg
Community School District, the
following Revenue Purpose
Statement which specifies the
use of revenues the SumnerFredericksburg
Community
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 districtto-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 Sumner-Fredericksburg
Community 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
Sumner-Fredericksburg
Community School District.
If a majority of eligible electors
voting on the question fail to
approve this Revenue Purpose
Statement, then upon expiration
of the current Revenue Purpose
Statement, revenues received
by the School District from the
Secure an Advanced Vision for
Education fund shall be expended
in the following order:
The payment of bonds for which
SAVE Revenue has been pledged;
Reduction of bond levies under
Iowa Code Sections 298.18 and
298.18A and all other debt levies;
Reduction of the regular and
voter-approved physical plant and
equipment levy under Iowa Code
Section 298.2;
Reduction
of
the
public
educational and recreational levy
under Iowa Code Section 300.2;
For any authorized infrastructure
purpose of the school district as
defined in Iowa Code Section
423F.3(6); and
For the payment of principal and
interest on bonds issued under
Iowa Code Sections 423E.5 and
423F.4.
TRIPOLI COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Board of Directors – At Large –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
two
1) Gordon Davis
2) Daniel Smith
WAPSIE VALLEY COMMUNITY
SCHOOL
Board of Directors – District 2 –
4yr Term – Vote for no more than
one
1) Brent Sauerbrei
PUBLIC MEASURE BY
Shall the Board of Directors of
the Wapsie Valley Community
School District, in the Counties
of Bremer, Fayette, Black Hawk,
and Buchanan, State of Iowa, for
the purpose of purchasing and
improving grounds; constructing
schoolhouses or buildings and
opening roads to schoolhouses
or buildings; purchasing of
buildings; purchase, lease or
lease-purchase of technology
and equipment; paying debts
contracted for the erection or
construction of schoolhouses or
buildings, not including interest
on bonds; procuring or acquisition
of libraries; repairing, remodeling,
reconstructing, improving, or

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