Indian River School District holds public forums prior to referendum vote

Indian River School District holds public forums prior to referendum vote

IRSD Referendum

Public forums are being held to answer questions about the Indian River School District's February 5th referendum to increase school taxes

On Tuesday, February 5th, the Indian River School District will hold a referendum to increase school property taxes.

The referendum will seek funding for the construction of a new Sussex Central High School, an eight-classroom addition at Indian River High School and a four-classroom addition at Selbyville Middle School. Residents will also be asked to approve funding for staff, curriculum, supplies, transportation and utility expenses for a high school and elementary school. 

With voter approval, the referendum will result in a maximum possible tax increase of $87.55 for the average district property owner. 

The district is holding public meetings to answer voters' questions about the referendum. District officials will give a presentation outlining the referendum initiatives and will then take the public's questions.

Please consider attending one of the following public forums:

January 16 - Georgetown Middle School, 6 pm

January 23 - Indian River High School, 6 pm

January 30 - Lord Baltimore Elementary School, 6 pm


Voting Locations: Tuesday, February 5th - 7 am to 8 pm

East Millsboro Elementary School

Georgetown Elementary School

Indian River High School

Long Neck Elementary School

Lord Baltimore Elementary School

Selbyville Middle School  

Please visit the IRSD website for additional information:



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Sussex County, Delaware