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Kenyon-Wanamingo School District

Property Tax Information Site
Kenyon-Wanamingo School District ISD No. 2172

This site provides information for taxpayers of Kenyon-Wanamingo School District regarding how the district’s proposed bond referendum will affect their property taxes. The site was prepared by the school district’s municipal advisors, Ehlers, in cooperation with the school district. If you have questions about the information on this site, you may call Ehlers at the numbers listed below.

About the Referendum

The district will be holding a special election on November 7, 2017, seeking voter approval of two questions.

Question 1 would authorize the district to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $7,150,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including:

  • construction of additions to and renovation, repair, remodeling, upgrading, equipping and construction of improvements to the high school, middle school and elementary school sites and facilities
  • completion of deferred maintenance projects at various facilities
  • completion of mechanical, plumbing and electrical improvements at the high school and middle school facilities
  • completion of ADA improvements at the middle school and elementary school facilities
  • construction of secure entries and safety improvements to various facilities
  • construction of football field, track and playground improvements
  • completion of parking lot, sidewalk, landscaping and traffic flow improvements districtwide

Question 2 would authorize the district to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,365,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of additions for physical education, wellness, and flexible learning commons to the high school and middle school site and facility.

For additional information on how the funds would be used, click on the "Return to School District Website" button above.

Impact on Property Taxes

To determine the estimated impact of the proposed ballot questions on your taxes payable in 2018, either view the tax impact for sample property types and values here or follow the instructions below.

The 2017 Payable 2018 Estimated Market Value (EMV) is listed on the "Valuation Notice" mailed by your county in March 2017 (see example below). If you don't have that document available, contact your county and ask for the 2017 EMV for taxes payable in 2018.

Dodge County
Assessor- (507) 635-6245

Goodhue County
Assessor- (651) 385-3040

Rice County
Assessor- (507) 332-6102

Instructions to view your property records online

Steele County
Assessor- (507) 332-6102

Instructions to view your property records online

If you own a RESIDENTIAL HOMESTEAD property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.

If you own COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.

If you own other types of property, either view the tax impact for sample property types and values here or contact Ehlers.

  • Find the Property I.D. number(s) for all parcels of property that you own within the district (normally shown in the upper right hand corner of your Valuation Notice or the upper left corner of your property tax statement).
  • Email or call Ehlers:
    • Send an e-mail message to mnschools@ehlers-inc.com. with your name, school district name, and property I.D. number(s).
    • Call Ehlers (Twin Cities area 651-697-8542 or toll-free 1-800-552-1171) during regular business hours and ask to speak to a member of the Education Team. Tell the Ehlers representative that you are calling about the tax impact of the Kenyon-Wanamingo School District referendum and provide the Property I.D. number(s).
    • An Ehlers representative will contact your county to find the value and classification of your property, calculate the tax impact, and either call or e-mail you with the results. Please allow 1-3 days for a response.

Property Tax Refunds, Deductibility, and Deferrals

Click the links below for information regarding how state and federal programs may reduce the net impact of the proposed property tax increases for some taxpayers.

  1. Minnesota Homestead Credit Refund
  2. Special Property Tax Refund
  3. Deductibility of Property Taxes for State and Federal Income Taxes
  4. Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral

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