216 Aspen Ave SE
PO Box 160
Menahga MN 56464
PHONE
218.564.4141
FAX
District Office/HS: 218-564-5401
MS/ES: 218-564-4502
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Meeting and Voting Information

 

COMMUNITY INPUT FORUM

NEXT STEPS FOR MENAHGA SCHOOLS

Thurs, June 22, 2017

5:30 pm, High School Media Center

Enter door 1 E


 


Unofficial election results, May 9, 2017
Question 1  730 YES
                   906 NO
 
Question 2  704 YES
                    927 NO




Menahga Bond Referendum ballots were mailed to registered eligible voters on April 19, 2017. 
 

If you reside in the district and have not received your ballot, please contact Menahga Public School at 564-4141 (ext 4) or stop by the District Office just inside door #1.  

If you still need to register, please bring a valid ID with you.


You may also register and vote on May 9, from 7 am to 8 pm in the Menahga Public School District office just inside door #1. 


You may still mail your ballot in, but if you are worried it won't be delivered in time, you may also drop it off at Menahga School District Office, inside door #1, any time Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, or on Tuesday, May 9  between the hours of 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.  

Voting closes at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.  All ballots must be received by that time. 




Timeline for Voting

APRIL 18 - To receive a mail-in ballot to your home you must be registered to vote by April 18th, 2017.  See information below of where and how you can register.  If you are a student and of legal voting age and a legal resident of Menahga, you can register to receive a mailed ballot at your Menahga residence.  If your address has changed but are still an eligible voter, you will have to re-register as ballots are NOT forwarded.

APRIL 19 - Ballots will be mailed to all legal and registered voters.  If you have voted in the last election while residing in Menahga, you are already registered. 

MAY 9 - Last day to vote with a valid identification.  7:00 AM - 8:00 PM at the Menahga School. The school is the ONLY polling place.

Absentee ballots are currently available in the District Office.

How You Can Register to Vote

You can register three ways.

1.  a)  Wadena County Courthouse - 415 Jefferson St S, Wadena, MN 56482  
           Phone (218) 631-7650  Hours: Open M-F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm     
      b) Becker County Courthouse - 915 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
           Phone: 218-846-7311 Hours: Mon-Fri  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
      c) Ottertail County Courthouse - 121 W Junius Ave #310, Fergus Falls, MN            
          
Phone (218)  Hours: Mon-Fri  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
      d)  Hubbard County Courthouse - 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids, MN 56470
           Phone (218) 723-3200 Hours: Mon-Fri  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE:  THE SECRETARY OF STATE WEB SITE (LINK BELOW) IS NOW OPERATIONAL.  PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF YOU ARE REGISTERED BEFORE RE-REGISTERING OR CALLING.  

2.  Online at http://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote

3.  At Menahga Public Schools, District Office.  216 Aspen Avenue, Menahga, MN 56464.  Phone (218)-564-4141 Ask for Deb Lenzen.  Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Informational Meetings

Along with the information about the May 9th bond referendum that has been shared with parents and community residents, several additional opportunities to learn more about the building plan and bond referendum at presentations beginning in April. The presentation schedule is included below:
 

April 6th, 2017 - Menahga High School Media Center  
10:30 am presentation, tour


April 6th, 2017 - Menahga High School Media Center  
6:00 pm presentation, tour

April 13th, 2017 - Menahga Senior Center 
1:00 pm, 
presentation

April 13th, 2017 - Menahga High School Media Center
6:00 pm presentation; tour 

April 18th, 2017 - Huntersville Outpost
6:00 pm presentation

April 20th, 2017 - Wolf Lake Lions Hall
6:00 pm

If your organization, church or business association would like additional information or to set up an informal meeting to have information presented to your group, contact Kevin Wellen, Superintendent at kwellen@menahga.12.mn.us or 218-564-4141.


Sample Ballot