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Title: SCHOOL DISTRICT REORGANIZATION for Municipal Clerks Wisconsin


1
SCHOOL DISTRICT REORGANIZATION for Municipal
Clerks Wisconsin May 2011
  • A collaborative presentation by the Department of
    Public Instruction and the Department of Revenue

2
Presentation OVERVIEW
  • What are the reorganization options?
  • How is a reorganization order generated?
  • What is the role of the DPI, the SDBAB, the
    courts?
  • What is the role of municipal and county
    officials?
  • How is a reorganization order implemented?
  • What is the role of the DOR?

3
Reorganization - State Law, Chapter 117
  • Reorganization means the consolidation of two
    or more school districts, the dissolution of a
    school district, the detachment of territory from
    one school district and its attachment to an
    adjoining school district or the creation of a
    school district.

4
Reorganization - Methods
  • Consolidation of Districts (117.08)
  • Consolidation of K-8 with UHS (117.09)
  • Dissolution of District (117.10)
  • Creation - New School District (117.105)
  • Detachment/Attachment of Territory
  • Large territory, owner initiated (117.11)
  • Small territory, owner initiated (117.12)
  • Small territory, board initiated (117.13)
  • Annexation (117.132)
  • Boundary Dispute (117.35)

5
The School District Boundary Appeal Board
6
SDBAB Role
  • School District Boundary Appeal Board
  • 12 Members nominated by CESAs
  • 4 Large, 4 medium, 4 small district reps.
  • 6 Members state superintendent review district
    creation, dissolution, annexation, or dispute
    resolution issues
  • 3 Member panel hears appeals of small territory
    detachment issues
  • SDBAB secretary is a DPI employee

7
Detachment/attachment of district territory
8
Small Territory
  • Detach from one district attach to adjoining
    district
  • Value lt 7 of the districts equalized valuation
    and - territory has lt 7 of district enrollment
  • Initiated by petition from majority of electors
    or owners of 50 of property value OR -
  • Initiated by agreement between school boards

9
Small Territory - Owner
  • Petition filed anytime by January 31
  • Petition must describe property
  • Municipal clerk must certify accuracy of property
    description
  • Districts must act in February
  • Petitioner meets with the board
  • Failure of district to act is denial

10
Small Territory - Owner
  • If both school boards approve
  • DPI sends reorganization orders to county and
    municipal clerks within 5 days
  • Order may be appealed to circuit court
  • 30 days from DPI mailing
  • If no appeal or court affirms order effective
    date is July 1

11
Small Territory Both Districts Approve
12
Small Territory Owner
  • If petition is denied
  • Petitioner may appeal to SDBAB 3-member panel
    by March 15
  • SDBAB holds public hearing
  • SDBAB issues order granting/denying appeal - by
    June 15
  • Appeal to circuit court 30 days after DPI
    mailing
  • Effective date July 1 unless appealed or
    overturned

13
Small Territory Districts Deny
14
Small Territory - Board Initiated
  • By resolution of both boards
  • Municipal clerk must certify description
  • Notice of proposal must go to owners and electors
  • Electors may appeal order to SDBAB
  • by March 15
  • SDBAB issues order before June 15
  • Effective date July 1 after the March following
    resolution
  • Appeal to circuit court 30 days

15
Large Territory
  • Value gt 7 of the districts equalized valuation
    or - 7 or more of district enrollment
  • Petition by a majority of electors or owners of
    50 value of territory anytime
  • Municipal clerk must certify accuracy of
    description
  • School boards resolutions approve or deny in
    July after receipt of petition.

16
Large Territory
  • Approval by district may be appealed to Circuit
    Court
  • Referendum may be required November
  • If referendum passes in all districts
    reorganization order is written
  • Detachment/attachment order effective next July 1
  • Recent attempts - Hawkins and Fox Lake

17
Large Territory Process
18
Annexation
  • Property annexed to a Dane county municipality
    may be annexed by the municipal school district.
  • Municipal clerk must certify property
    description
  • Boards agree to consider OR residents
    petition
  • Boards act the following July
  • SDBAB may review - by January 15
  • Effective date if approved next July 1

19
Boundary Dispute
  • Boundary dispute between districts
  • Resolve by resolution of both boards - OR
  • Resolved by SDBAB
  • Notice of disputed territory mailed to residents
  • Location of territory certified by municipal
    clerks
  • SDBAB order may be appealed to court
  • Effective date is 1st or 2nd July 1

20
Whole-district reorganization
21
Consolidation of Districts
  • District resolution to consider consolidation
  • anytime
  • Resolution ordering consolidation must occur
    next July, December, or May (new)
  • All affected school boards must agree
  • Denial may be appealed to circuit court
  • Referendum may be held November, April, or
    September (new)
  • By order of district
  • By citizen petition

22
Consolidation of Districts
  • Referendum must pass in all districts
  • Referendum results are binding
  • A new district (legal entity) is created
  • existing districts terminate
  • DPI sends order to municipal and county clerks
  • Effective date is 1st or 2nd July 1

23
Consolidation of Districts
24
Recent Consolidations
  • July 1, 2006 - Trevor and Wilmot K-8s became
    Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated.
  • July 1, 2009 Glidden and Park Falls became
    Chequamegon
  • July 1, 2010 Chetek and Weyerhaeuser became
    Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area

25
K-8/UHS Consolidation
  • Resolution to consider
  • by UHS and any K-8 anytime
  • Resolution ordering consolidation by UHS and
    K-8(s) with 55 of value July
  • Denial may be appealed to circuit court
  • Referendum may be required - November
  • by order or petition
  • referendum must pass in UHS and a majority of K-8
    districts
  • Consolidation creates new K-12 district

26
District Dissolution
  • District resolution to consider dissolution
  • anytime
  • District resolution ordering dissolution
  • must occur the following July
  • Advisory referendum may be held
  • November
  • SDBAB reviews the dissolution
  • Public hearing will be held in the district
  • Input from public and surrounding districts

27
District Dissolution
  • SDBAB affirms or denies dissolution by January 15
  • A dissolution order would include assigning the
    territory, students, assets, and liabilities to
    one or more neighboring districts.
  • If affirmed effective date is next July 1
  • DPI sends orders to municipal and county clerks
  • SDBAB order may be appealed to court

28
District Creation
  • Initiated by school board resolution or elector
    petition before July 1
  • District(s) must hold public hearing
  • District(s) may agree on boundaries, assets,
    liabilities - by October 15 OR
  • SDBAB (7-member board) issues order by February
    15
  • Citizen may appeal SDBAB order to Circuit Court
  • School boards affirm or deny creation

29
District Creation
  • SDBAB may review district decision based on
    elector petition
  • SDBAB must hold public hearing
  • SDBAB issues order denying or affirming district
    creation
  • Referendum may be required in territory of newly
    proposed district
  • District(s) issues order if referendum passes
  • New district created 1st or 2nd July 1

30
School District Reorganization DPI role
31
Role of DPI
  • Send any district-issued reorganization order to
    county and municipal clerks
  • within 5 days of receipt
  • certified copies by certified mail
  • Coordinate SDBAB appeal hearings
  • Send SDBAB orders of reorganization to county
    and municipal clerks
  • by the deadline in the law.
  • certified copies by certified mail
  • Maintain historical files

32
School district reorganization - ROLE OF
MUNICIPAL officials
33
Municipal Clerks
  • Certify accuracy of property description in
    owner-initiated petition
  • Provide information regarding current property
    value in the description
  • Update Statement of Assessment
  • If statement has been filed amend with assessed
    value after the move
  • If not filed file with assessed value after the
    move

34
Municipal Clerk Assessor and County Real
Property Lister
  • Update school district codes and names on
  • property record card
  • property assessment roll
  • property tax roll
  • Statement of Assessment

35
Municipal Clerk Assessor and County Real
Property Lister
  • Updating each real property and personal property
    account with the updated codes is extremely
    important
  • The Statement of Assessment must reflect values
    based on the updated school codes
  • If the original statement does NOT reflect
    property detachments an amended return must be
    filed

36
County Real Property Lister
  • File Statement of Assessment or amended Statement
    of Assessment
  • with Department of Revenue
  • electronically

37
Role of the Department of Revenue - DOR
38
Role of DOR
  • Send memo of changes to
  • DOA, DPI, DOT, DNR, LFB, Commerce, and Treasury.
  • Update school codes for affected manufacturing
    parcels
  • with assistance of local government
  • Use updated school district codes and names when
    preprinting the Statement of Assessment

39
Role of DOR
  • Receive amended Statements of Assessment
  • Use updated Statement of Assessment to calculate
    Equalized Values for school districts
  • Mail an Annexation School District Boundary
    Inquiry (form PC-228) after being informed of
    an annexation by Department of Administration
    (DOA)

40
Links and Contacts
  • For information about school district
    reorganization, go to http//www.dpi.state.wi.us/
    sms/reorg.html
  • DPI Contact Janice Zmrazek, 608/266-2803,
    janice.zmrazek_at_dpi.wi.gov
  • DOR Contact Eileen Mallow, 608/261-5360,
    eileen.mallow _at_revenue.wi.gov
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