121.91(4)(n)2. 2. Any additional revenue received by a school district under this paragraph shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91(4)(o)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 1m., if a school board adopts a resolution to do so, the limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) in any school year is increased by the amount spent by the school district in that school year on a project to implement energy efficiency measures or to purchase energy efficiency products, including the payment of debt service on a bond or note issued, or a state trust fund loan obtained, to finance the project, if the project results in the avoidance of, or reduction in, energy costs or operational costs, the project is governed by a performance contract entered into under s. 66.0133, and the bond or note issued or state trust fund loan obtained to finance the project is issued for a term not exceeding 20 years. If a school board issues a bond or note or obtains a state trust fund loan to finance a project described in this subdivision, a resolution adopted by a school board under this subdivision is valid for each school year in which the school board pays debt service on the bond, note, or state trust fund loan.
121.91(4)(o)1m. 1m. If a school district issues a bond or note or obtains a state trust fund loan to finance a project described in subd. 1., the amount of debt service included in the amount spent by the school district under subd. 1. is the amount paid in the calendar year that begins on January 1 of the school year in which the school district's revenue limit is increased under this paragraph.
121.91(4)(o)2. 2. Any additional revenue received by a school district under this paragraph shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91(4)(o)3. 3. If a school district issues a bond or note or obtains a state trust fund loan to finance a project described in subd. 1. and the school district's utility costs are measurably reduced as a result of the project, the school board shall use the savings to retire the bond, note, or state trust fund loan.
121.91(4)(o)4. 4. Unless the resolution is adopted before January 1, 2018, subd. 1. applies only to a resolution adopted after December 3018.
121.91(4)(p)1.1. The limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) in any school year is increased by the amount of any reduction to that school district's state aid payment made under s. 118.51 (16) (b) 2. and (c) or (17) (c) 2. or (cm) 2. in the previous school year for a pupil who was not included in the calculation of the number of pupils enrolled in that school district in the previous school year.
121.91(4)(p)2. 2. Any additional revenue received by a school district under this paragraph shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91(4)(q)1.1. The limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) is increased by an amount equal to the amount of any refunded or rescinded property taxes paid by the school board in the year of the levy as determined by the department of revenue under s. 74.41.
121.91(4)(q)2. 2. Any additional revenue received by a school district under this paragraph shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91(4)(qe) (qe) The limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) in any school year is increased by the amount spent by the school district in that school year on debt service costs associated with an environmental remediation project under s. 67.05 (7) (er). Any additional revenue received by a school district under this paragraph shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91(4)(r) (r) The limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) in any school year is decreased by an amount equal to the sum of the school district's ineligible expenditures for community programs and services in the previous school year, as determined by the department under s. 120.13 (19). The amount of the decrease under this paragraph shall not be deducted from the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year.
121.91 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. PI 15, Wis. adm. code.
121.91(5) (5)Upon request by a school board, the state superintendent may increase the school district's limit under s. 121.91 (1), 1995 stats., by the amount necessary to allow the school district to avoid increasing its level of short-term borrowing over the amount of short-term borrowing incurred by the school district in the 1992-93 school year if the school district presents clear and convincing evidence of the need for the increase in the limit. The school board shall provide the state superintendent with any information that the state superintendent requires to make the determination.
121.91(6) (6)In determining a school district's limit under sub. (2m) (c) for the 1997-98 school year, if the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the current and the 2 preceding school years, as calculated under sub. (2m) (c) 4., is more than 2 percent less than the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 previous school years, as calculated under sub. (2m) (c) 1., the school district's limit shall be calculated as if the decrease had been 2 percent.
121.91(7) (7)Except as provided in subs. (4) (f) 2. and (n) to (qe) and (8), if an excess revenue is approved under sub. (3) for a recurring purpose or allowed under sub. (4), the excess revenue shall be included in the base for determining the limit for the next school year for purposes of this section. If an excess revenue is approved under sub. (3) for a nonrecurring purpose, the excess revenue shall not be included in the base for determining the limit for the next school year for purposes of this section.
121.91(8) (8)If a school district's initial revenue limit for the current school year, as calculated under s. 121.905 or sub. (2m), whichever is appropriate, before making any adjustments under sub. (3) or (4), is less than the amount determined by multiplying the amount under sub. (2m) (i) 1. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 preceding school years, the school district's initial revenue limit for the current school year, before making any adjustments under sub. (3) or (4), is the amount determined by multiplying the amount under sub. (2m) (i) 1. by the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the 3 preceding school years. Any additional revenue received by a school district as a result of this subsection shall not be included in the base for determining the school district's limit under sub. (2m) for the following school year. This subsection does not apply to a school district's revenue limit calculated for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.
121.92 121.92 Penalty for exceeding revenue ceiling or limit.
121.92(1)(1)In this section, “excess revenue" means the amount by which a school district's revenue exceeds its ceiling under s. 121.905 or its limit under s. 121.91.
121.92(2) (2)The state superintendent shall do all of the following:
121.92(2)(a) (a) Deduct from the state aid payment to a school district under s. 121.08 in the school year in which the school district exceeded the revenue ceiling or limit an amount equal to the excess revenue for the school district or the amount of those aids, whichever is less.
121.92(2)(b) (b) If the amount of the deduction under par. (a) is insufficient to cover the excess revenue, deduct from the other state aid payments to the school district in the school year in which the school district exceeded the revenue ceiling or limit an amount equal to the remaining excess revenue or the amount of those payments, whichever is less.
121.92(2)(c) (c) If the amount of the deductions under pars. (a) and (b) is insufficient to cover the excess revenue, order the school board to reduce the property tax obligations of its taxpayers by an amount that represents the remainder of the excess revenue. The school district's refunds to taxpayers who have already paid their taxes shall be increased by interest at the rate of 0.5 percent per month. If the school board violates the order, any resident of the school district may seek injunctive relief. This paragraph does not apply to property taxes levied for the purpose of paying the principal and interest on a valid bond or note issued or state trust fund loan obtained by the school board.
121.92(2)(d) (d) Ensure that the amount of state aid reduction under pars. (a) and (b) lapses to the general fund.
121.92(2)(e) (e) Ensure that the amount of the excess revenue is not included in determining the school district's ceiling or limit in the succeeding school year.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 50 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 6, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 6, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-6-19)