Absentee voting for a special election began Sept. 17 in Shakopee, with residents voting on the potential implementation of an operating levy for the Shakopee Public School District.

The special election ballot has two questions pertaining to the levy.

Virginia Wold

Red Oak Elementary teacher Virginia Wold speaks at Tuesday night’s community forum. From left to right: Shakopee High School teacher Wade Laughlin, School Board Vice Chair Judi Tomczik, Superintendent Dr. Mike Redmond, Wold and West Middle School teacher Jon Jasken.