Cajon Valley Union Schools: Vote Yes on Measure EE Bonds - San Diego County - 2016 general Election
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Commentary on Measure EE

Are you sure you want vote to support this extravagant measure? It has no accountability.

This campaign was designed by a member of the school bonds cartel. We figured out just the right words to get you to you to open up your checkbook.

We'd also like to introduce you to our partners -- bond lawyers, brokers, wealthy investors, architects, management firms, construction companies, and trade unions. We all stand to make a ton of money on these bonds. Our profits come right off the top, before a penny is actually spent on improving the facilities.

We're not just doing it for the money. We like to show off our work in Architectural Digest and other places where the rich and famous congregate.

Remember, we've taken a lot of risk. We gave money to get your governing board members elected, so they'd be sure to remember us when we came around for a hand-out later.

It's just business-as-usual, here in sunny Corruptifornia.

Please don't read the fine print. That's just put in by the lawyers to make what we're going to do to for you legal.

When you see highlighting in the documents below, it to see the commentary.

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Measure EE Question

SCHOOL
CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL

MEASURE EE To increase student access to computers; maintain and upgrade educational technology; keep pace with 21st century technological innovations; implement statewide technology requirements for testing and learning; and significantly reduce borrowing costs, shall Cajon Valley Union School District issue $20,000,000 of short-term bonds with the interest rates at or below the legal limit, , and no money for administrator/teacher salaries, so long as all funds are spent locally and cannot be taken by the State?

BONDS - YES
BONDS - NO

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Impartial Analysis for Measure EE

COUNTY COUNSEL IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS

This measure was placed on the ballot by the governing board of the Cajon Valley Union School District ("District"). This measure, if approved by 55% of the votes cast on the measure, will authorize the District to issue and sell $20,000,000 in general obligation bonds. The sale of these bonds by the District is for the purpose of raising money for the District, and represents a debt of the District. In exchange for the money received from the bond holders, the District promises to pay the holders an amount of interest for a certain period of time, and to repay the bonds on the expiration date.

Voter approval of this measure will also authorize an annual tax to be levied upon the taxable property within the District. The purpose of this tax is to generate sufficient revenue to pay interest on the bonds as it becomes due and to provide a fund for payment of the principal on or before maturity.

Proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this measure may be used by the District for the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or replacement of school facilities, including the furnishing and equipping of school facilities, or the acquisition or lease of real property for school facilities.

The interest rate on any bond, which is established at the time of bond issuance, could not exceed 12% per annum. The final maturity date of any bond could be no later than 5 years after the date the bonds are issued as determined by the District.

The tax authorized by this measure is consistent with the requirements of the California Constitution. The California Constitution permits property taxes, above the standard one percent (1%) limitation, to be levied upon real property to pay the interest and redemption charges on any bonded indebtedness for, among other things, the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or replacement of school facilities, including the furnishing and equipping of school facilities, when approved by 55% of the voters if:

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COUNTY COUNSEL IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS (CONTINUED)

(1) the proceeds from the sale of the bonds are used only for the purposes specified,

(2) the District, by evaluating safety, class size reduction, and information technology needs, has approved a list of specific projects to be funded,

(3) the District will conduct an annual, independent performance audit, and

(4) the District will conduct an annual, independent financial audit.

If a bond measure is approved, state law requires the District to establish an independent citizens' oversight committee. The District has made this ballot measure subject to these requirements.

Approval of this measure does not guarantee that the proposed projects in the District that are the subject of these bonds will be funded beyond the local revenues generated by this measure.

A "YES" vote is a vote in favor of authorizing the District to issue and sell $20,000,000 in general obligation bonds.

A "NO" vote is a vote against authorizing the District to issue and sell $20,000,000 in general obligation bonds.

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Argument in Favor of Measure EE

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ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF MEASURE EE

Vote YES on Measure EE!

The schools of Cajon Valley Union School District are one of our most important assets, producing high-achieving students and increasing local property values.

Measure EE will continue to improve our schools with a steady source of locally-controlled funding for critical educational technology for the coming decade, ensuring an opportunity for our students to thrive in today's workforce and succeed in the economy of tomorrow.

Measure EE makes strong financial sense. This, among other reasons, is why Measure EE has been endorsed by the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.

Measure EE will improve school technology by:

  •  Increasing student access to computers
  •  Upgrading and maintaining educational software in every classroom
  •  Providing a source of ongoing funding to keep pace with 21st century innovations

Measure EE will protect taxpayers by:

  •  Requiring independent citizen oversight
  •  Matching the term of the financing to the useful life of the technology
  •  Prohibiting
  •  Imposing requiring all monies to be spent on our local schools
  •  Prohibiting the state from taking local bond money and spending it in other districts

Vote YES for increased property values and home prices by improving neighborhood schools.

Vote YES to .

Vote YES for increased after-school learning opportunities.

Vote YES on Measure EE to provide an ongoing source of affordable funds for classroom computers, internet infrastructure, and other technological innovations for every school in the District.

Please join our local business leaders, teachers, parents, grandparents and neighbors by voting YES on Measure EE.

GREGORY A. STEIN
Chairman of the Board San Diego County Taxpayers Association

STAR BALES
Council Women City of El Cajon

HEATHER ZIMKIN
Cajon Valley Council PTA President

CHRIS GEORGE
General Manager

JAMES R. DAVIS
Chief of Police (RET)

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Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure EE

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REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF MEASURE EE

Voters rejected exact same bond two years ago (November 4, 2014). They agreed bond money is for buildings that last decades not technology that is obsolete in 5 years.

2˝ weeks after you voted NO, CVUSD's Board of Education met on November 21, 2014 for this Agenda Item:

"District would like to bring back the exact same measure to the voters for the November 2016 presidential election. …[A] resolution adopted now, which would allow the District to continue its' outreach efforts to various groups in the District as well as for the campaign committee to begin fundraising now to allow better communication potential to voters in the upcoming election. "

Translation: 'If we have more time and money we can slip this by the voters.'

San Diego County Taxpayers Association endorsed Measure EE?!? Many of their directors/ officers profit directly / indirectly from school bonds. Google: Gonsalves Taxpayers cozy.

CVUSD's lack of technology is a management problem, NOT a money problem. CVUSD's Financial Statements show revenues increased $51 million and wages increased $23 million over last 4 years:

 2012-132013-142014-15Projected
2015-16
Increase
Revenue124,283,245136,496,562149,394,787175,329,486 51,046,241
Wages108,457,775110,866,693117,874,698131,798,582 23,340,807

CVUSD wants YOU to pay $21.2 million more in taxes so they can continue increasing wages.

CVUSD taxpayers already pay these taxes:

Countywide Proposition 13
Cajon Valley Union School District, 2000 bond
Cajon Valley Union School District, 2008 bond
Cajon Valley Union School District, 2012 bond
Grossmont Hospital District, 2006 bond
Grossmont Cuyamaca College District, 2002 bond
Grossmont Cuyamaca College District, 2012 bond
Grossmont High School District, 2004 bond
Grossmont High School District, 2008 bond
Metropolitan Water District

You're taxed enough already!

Vote NO on Measure EE (Again)

www.CalTAN.org

M. KEVIN O'NEILL,
President, California Taxpayers Action Network

MATTHEW MILLER
Taxpayer/Resident

MARK REVETTA
Taxpayer/Resident

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Argument Against Measure EE

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ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE EE

Don't be a victim of The School Bond Scam! (www.schoolbondscam.org)

News articles and campaign finance disclosures show Wall Streeters, contractors and consultants pay money to pass school bonds for their immediate profit leaving each taxpayer with decades of additional debt. Google: "Local School Bonds: Big Donors Win Big Contracts" OR Orange County Register's "Bankers Push School Bonds for C.A.S.H."

The School Bond Scammers gladly pay to pass bonds anticipating school boards will reward them with inflated no bid contracts in return. Google: Sweetwater school pay to play OR Fresno Leaseback FBI Arax.

Voice of San Diego's August 6, 2012 investigative report revealed Poway School District's "Capital Appreciation Bonds" put their taxpayers on the hook to pay back about $1 billion for their $105 million bond. Google: "Thanks a Billion"

California Taxpayers Action Network (www.caltan.org) is not against all school bonds and has supported those (i.e. Walnut Valley Unified School District) that contain proper internal controls to prevent waste and encourage good value for taxpayers.

This bond does not include such taxpayer protections. Contracts can be handed to favored contractors and consultants without regard to price!

Worse, this bond lacks a prioritized Project List with estimated project costs for each and a commitment to build the proposed projects in the promised prioritized order. This bond allows pet projects to be built instead of necessary ones.

Why does District need another bond so soon after their last one? Did they handout over priced contracts and put in astroturf fields with the last bond instead of making needed classroom repairs?

Vote NO until they propose a better bond next election.

California Taxpayers Action Network is a San Diego based all-volunteer, statewide network of taxpayer advocates who promote sound fiscal policies, practices and business methods by government entities for the public's benefit and protection.

M. KEVIN O'NEILL
President, California Taxpayers Action Network

MATTHEW MILLER
Resident/Taxpayer

DONNA MILLER
Resident /Taxpayer

MARK REVETTA

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Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure EE

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REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE EE

Measure EE is about improving our community and our schools. Stories about what happened in other districts are irrelevant. Here are the facts:

The need is real.

With input from students, parents and teachers, the Cajon Valley Union School District has prepared a plan to assure every student has the resources necessary to keep pace with 21st century education standards.

The protections are real.

Measure EE funds are subject to audit and oversight by an independent citizens' committee. Funds cannot be used for administrator salaries, benefits or pensions.

Measure EE makes financial sense.

Measure EE will save Cajon Valley Union School District taxpayers millions of dollars through the use of short-term bonds at today's low interest rates.

Schools are a prudent investment in our community.

Measure EE will allow us to continue improving our local schools, which real estate experts agree increases home values.

The decision is yours.

By authorizing Measure EE, voters can continue the job of improving our local schools and ensure that we get the best deal possible at the lowest price.

The decision is clear. Vote YES on Measure EE!

SUZANNE MULLINS
CVUSD Board Trustee

JO ALEGRIA
CVUSD Board Trustee

TAMARA L. OTERO
CVUSD Board President

JILL BARTO
CVUSD Gov Board Member

JUSTIN A. SLAGLE
CVUSD Gov Board Mbr.

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Full Text of Measure EE

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APPENDIX A

BALLOT MEASURE

FULL TEXT OF MEASURE


To increase student access to computers; maintain and upgrade educational technology; keep pace with 21st century technological innovations; implement statewide technology requirements for testing and learning; and significantly reduce borrowing costs, shall Cajon Valley Union School District issue $20,000,000 of short-term bonds with the interest rates at or below the legal limit, independent citizen oversight, and no money for administrator/teacher salaries, so long as all funds are spent locally and cannot be taken by the State?

Bonds—Yes Bonds—No


BOND AUTHORIZATION

By approval of this measure by at least 55 percent of the registered voters voting on the measure, the District will be authorized to issue and sell bonds of up to $20,000,000 in aggregated principal at interest rates not in excess of the legal limit and to provide financing for the specific school facility technology projects listed in the Bond Project List described below, subject to all the accountability requirements specified below.

FINANCING PLAN

The District intends to use the Bonds to provide for an ongoing source of funding for the evolving educational technology needs of its students and staff. In addition, the District intends to match as closely as possible the term of each series of Bonds to the useful life of the technology equipment being financed. As such, the District anticipates that the amortization (or repayment period) of each series of Bonds will be approximately three years and will in no case be in excess of five years. Based on current assumptions, the District estimates that the proposed Bond will provide for its technological funding needs for approximately 8 years into the future.

All Bonds will be sold as current interest bonds and the use of capital appreciation bonds will not be permitted.

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ACCOUNTABILITY REQUIREMENTS

The provisions in this section are specifically included in this measure so that voters and taxpayers in the District may be assured that their money will be spent wisely. Expenditures to address specific technology equipment needs of the District will be in compliance with the requirements of Article XIIIA, Section 1(b)(3), of the State Constitution and the Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bonds Act of 2000 (codified at Education Code Sections 15264 and following).

Evaluation of Needs. The School Board has identified detailed technology equipment needs of the District and has determined which projects to finance from a local bond at this time. The School Board hereby certifies that it has evaluated safety, class size reduction, enrollment growth, and information technology needs in developing the Bond Project List shown below.

Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee. The School Board has an established Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee under Education Code Section 15278 and will meet frequently enough to ensure that bond proceeds are expended only on the bond projects listed below.

Performance Audits. The School Board shall conduct an annual, independent performance audit to ensure that the bond proceeds have been expended only on the school technology equipment projects listed below. After the initial bond sale and prior to the second bond sale, the established technology committee composed of representatives from the Board of Trustees and other key stakeholders will review the technology program implementation and recommend potential revisions.

Financial Audits. The School Board shall conduct an annual, independent financial audit of the bond proceeds until all of those proceeds have been spent for the school technology equipment projects listed below.

FURTHER SPECIFICATIONS

No Teacher/Administrator Salaries. Bond proceeds may not be expended for school operating expenses, including administrator and teacher salaries, which are not attributable to technology projects.

BOND PROJECT LIST

Scope of Projects. Bond proceeds will be expended to modernize, replace, renovate, acquire, install, equip, furnish, and otherwise improve educational technology equipment projects and supporting systems and software within the District. Projects which are described below include all related and incidental costs, including their share of the and bond issuance and costs of design, engineering, architect and other professional services, inspections, site preparation, utilities, and other planning, legal, accounting and similar costs, independent annual financial and performance audits, a customary contingency, and for completion of the listed projects.

Bond proceeds may also be expended to acquire equipment in any classroom or other educational facility within the District.

A-3 of authorized projects. The order in which particular projects are listed is not intended to indicate priority for funding or completion.

Specific educational technology projects shall include but not be limited to:

Devices and Technology Systems

  • Computers and peripheral hardware
  • Laptops, eReaders, eTablets, Chromebooks, Netbooks, iPads and mobile computing devices
  • Projectors/Projection TV monitors
  • Data backup systems
  • Mobile computing device charging carts/cabinets
  • Wireless access devices and systems

Software

  • Computer adaptive software/learning management systems
  • Application (Apps)/management software for mobile devices

Infrastructure

  • Computer and technology wiring, servers, routers, switches, storage area network (SAN) and other information devices

Implementation

  • Installation and upgrading of various technology systems
  • resulting from the implementation of technology projects and internet access

Projects Subject to Available Funding. The forgoing list of projects is subject to the availability of adequate funding to the District. Approval of the bond measure does not guarantee that the proposed projects in the District that are the subject of bonds under the measure will be funded beyond the local revenues generated by the bond measure. The District's proposal for the projects may assume the receipt of matching state funds, which could be subject to appropriation by the Legislature or approval of a statewide bond measure.

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Measure EE Tax Rate Statement

TAX RATE STATEMENT

An election will be held in Cajon Valley Union School District (the "District") on November 8, 2016 to authorize the sale of $20,000,000 in general obligation bonds. The following information is submitted in compliance with Sections 9400-9404 of the California Elections Code.

1. The best estimate of the tax rate that would be required to fund this bond issue during the first fiscal year after the sale of the first series of bonds, based on estimated assessed valuations available at the time of filing of this statement, is $.01354 per $100 ($13.54 per $100,000) of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2017-18.

2. The best estimate of the tax rate that would be required to fund this bond issue during the first fiscal year after the sale of the last series of bonds, based on estimated assessed valuations available at the time of filing of this statement, is $.01402 per $100 ($14.02 per $100,000) of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2023-24.

3. The best estimate of the highest tax rate that would be required to fund this bond issue, based on estimated assessed valuations available at the time of filing this statement, is $.01488 per $100 ($14.88 per $100,000) of assessed valuation.

4. The best estimate of the average tax rate required to fund this bond issue, based on a projection of assessed valuations available at the time of filing of this statement, is $.01387 per $100 ($13.87 per $100,000) of assessed valuation.

5. The best estimate of the total debt service, including principal and interest, that would be required to be repaid if all the bonds are issued and sold is .

These estimates are based on projections derived from information obtained from official sources. The actual tax rates and the years in which they will apply may vary depending on the timing of bond sales, the amount of bonds sold at each sale and actual increases in assessed valuations. The timing of the bond sales and the amount of bonds sold at any given time will be determined by the needs of the District. Actual assessed valuations will depend upon the amount and value of taxable property within the District as determined in the assessment and the equalization process.

Dated: August 1, 2016

Scott Buxbaum
Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Cajon Valley Union School District

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Measure EE Agenda Description

Agenda of November 18, 2014 (complete item)

Agenda Item Details

Meeting
- Regular Board Meeting
Category
ACTION ITEMS
Subject
Adopt Resolution: General Obligation (Ed Tech) Bond Election
Type
Action
Fiscal Impact
Yes
Dollar Amount
62,000.00
Budgeted
Yes
Budget Source
Unrestricted General Fund Reserves or from technology bond if approved by the voters.
Recommended Action
It is recommended the Governing Board adopt the General Obligation Bond resolution as presented; and authorize staff to submit necessary related documents to the County Registrar of Voters.


PREPARED BY:

Scott Buxbaum, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services

Cajon Valley Union School District has embarked on an aggressive technology initiative that will provide 1:1 computer access to all students of the District.  This initiative will allow individualized student access to a variety of software solutions that will address student learning in the areas of mathematics and English language development.  The District has also identified a need to replace aging teacher computers and classroom projectors.  All of these technology devices have relatively short life spans of 3-5 years and require continued large investments of capital to replace.  While the District appears that it will find the funds to purchase the 1:1 computer devices for the initial roll-out, there will not be sufficient funding to support a replacement plan in about 3-5 years.

On April 28, 2014, the Board took action on a 5-0 vote to place a Technology General Obligation Measure on the November 2014 election.  The measure was reduced to $20,000,000 with an estimated timeframe of 7-10 years.  While the voter support was strong at 48.59%, it was below the required 55% amount.  Unfortunately, the voter turnout was in the mid-30% range, which did have an impact on the potential voters in support.  Typically during a presidential election year in could be in the range of 65-70% turnout.

The District would like to bring back the exact same measure to the voters for the November 2016 presidential election.  It would be beneficial to have a resolution adopted now, which would allow the District to continue its' outreach efforts to various groups in the District as well as for the campaign committee to begin fundraising now to allow better communication potential to voters in the upcoming election.

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Measure EE Resolution

CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA
RESOLUTION
November 18, 2014

Resolution of the Governing Board of the Cajon Valley ]
Union School District Ordering an Election to Authorize ]
the Issuance of School Bonds, Establishing Specifications ]
of the Election Order, and Requesting Consolidation With ]
Other Elections Occurring on November 8, 2016 ]
]

ON MOTION of Member , seconded by Member , the following resolution is adopted.

WHEREAS, in the judgment of the Governing Board (the "Board") of the Cajon Valley Union School District (the "District"), it is advisable to call an election to submit to the electors of the District the question of whether bonds of the District shall be issued and sold for the purpose of raising money to finance the technology projects identified in Appendix A hereto; and

WHEREAS, the Board is authorized, upon a two-thirds vote of the Board, to pursue the authorization and issuance of bonds by a 55% vote of the electorate on the question whether bonds of the District shall be issued and sold for specified purposes, under Article XIIIA Section 1 paragraph (b) of the California Constitution ("Article XIIIA") and under Education Code Section 15264 et seq. (the "Act"); and

WHEREAS, under the Act, the election may be ordered at a primary or general election, a regularly scheduled local election, or a statewide special election; and

WHEREAS, the Board desires to call an election in the District on November 8, 2016, which is the date of a regularly scheduled statewide election, pursuant to Article XIIIA and the Act, and, pursuant to Section 10403 of the California Elections Code, to request consolidation with any and all other elections held in the District on such date, and to request the San Diego County Registrar of Voters to perform election services for the District;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT DOES HEREBY RESOLVE, DETERMINE AND ORDER AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Call for Election. The Board hereby orders an election and submits to the electors of the District the question of whether general obligation bonds of the District shall be issued and sold in the maximum principal amount of $20,000,000 for the purposes described in the ballot measure approved under Section 3 and attached hereto as Appendix A (Full Text) and Appendix B (Abbreviated Text), and paying costs incident thereto. This Resolution constitutes the order of the District to call such election and shall constitute the "specifications of the election order" pursuant to Education Code Section 5322.

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Section 2. Election Date. The date of the election shall be November 8, 2016, and such bond election shall be held solely within the boundaries of the District. The boundaries of the District have not changed since the District's last election.

Section 3. Purpose of Election; Ballot Measure. The purpose of the election shall be for the voters in the District to vote on a measure, a full copy of which is attached hereto as Appendix A and marked "Exhibit A – Ballot Measure – Full Text of Measure" (the "Full Text of the Measure"), containing the question of whether the District shall issue the Bonds for the purposes stated therein, together with the accountability requirements of Article XIIIA and the requirements of Section 15272 of the Act. The Full Text of the Measure, which commences with the heading "FULL TEXT OF MEASURE" and includes all of the text thereafter on Exhibit A, shall be printed in the voter information pamphlet provided to voters, with such measure designation as is assigned to the measure. As required by Elections Code Section 13247 and Education Code Section 5322, the abbreviated form of the measure to appear on the ballot is attached hereto as Appendix B and is marked as "Exhibit B – Ballot Measure – Abbreviated Form." The Superintendent is hereby authorized and directed to make any changes to the text of the measure (full text and/or abbreviated measure) as required to conform to any requirements of Article XIIIA, the Act or the San Diego County Registrar of Voters.

Section 4. Authority for Election. The authority for ordering the election is contained in Section 15264 et. seq. of the Education Code and Section l paragraph (b) subsection (3) of Article XIIIA. The authority for the specification of this election order is contained in Section 5322 of the Education Code.

Section 5. School Facilities Projects. As required by Article XIIIA, the Board hereby certifies that it has evaluated safety, class size and information technology needs in developing the list of school facilities projects set forth in Appendix A.

Section 6. Covenants of the Board upon Approval of the Bonds by the Electorate; Accountability Measures. As required by Article XIIIA, Section 15278 of the Act, and Government Code Section 53410, in the event 55 percent of the voters voting in the District approve of the Bonds, the Board shall:

  1. (a) conduct an annual, independent performance audit to ensure that the funds have been expended only on the projects listed in Exhibit A;
  2. (b) conduct an annual, independent financial audit of the proceeds from the sale of the Bonds until all of those proceeds have been expended for the school facilities projects listed in Exhibit A;
  3. (c) establish and appoint members to an independent citizens' oversight committee in accordance with Sections 15278, 15280, and 15282 of the Act;
  4. (d) apply the Bond proceeds only to the specific purposes stated in the ballot proposition;
  5. (e) cause creation of accounts into which bond proceeds shall be deposited; and
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  7. (f) cause the preparation of an annual report pursuant to Government Code Sections 53410 and 53411.

Section 7. Delivery of this Resolution. The Clerk of the Board is hereby directed to send a copy of this Resolution to (1) the San Diego County Superintendent of Schools, (2) the San Diego County Registrar of Voters (the "County Registrar") and (3) the San Diego County Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. Pursuant to Education Code Section 5322, the Resolution shall be received by the County Registrar no later than 88 days prior to the election date, unless otherwise permitted by law.

The County Registrar is hereby requested to print the full text of the ballot measure in the ballot materials as it appears on Appendix A hereto.

Section 8. Consolidation of Election; Request to Provide Services. The County Registrar and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors are hereby requested to consolidate the election ordered hereby with any and all other elections to be held on November 8, 2016 within the District. Pursuant to Section 5303 of the Education Code and Section 10002 of the Elections Code, the Board of Supervisors of San Diego County is requested to permit the County Registrar to render all services specified by Section 10418 of the Elections Code relating to the election, for which services the District agrees to reimburse San Diego County in full from District general funds upon presentation of a bill from the County, such services to include the publication of a formal Notice of School Bond Election and the mailing of the sample ballot and tax rate statement (described in Section 9401 of the Elections Code).

Section 9. Ballot Arguments; Tax Rate Statement. Any and all members of this Board are hereby authorized to act as an author of any ballot argument prepared in connection with the election, including a rebuttal argument. The President of the Board, the Superintendent or any designee of the foregoing, are hereby authorized to execute any Tax Rate Statement or other document and to perform all acts necessary to place the bond measure on the ballot.

Section 10. Maturity Limit of Bonds; Current Interest Bonds. The Bonds may be issued in series by the District from time to time, and each series of Bonds shall mature not more than five years from the date of issuance thereof. The Bonds shall be issued under the Act, under the provisions of Section 53506 et seq. of the California Government Code, if lawfully available to the District, or under any other provision of law authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds by school districts. The Bonds shall be issued as current interest bonds and shall not be issued as capital appreciation bonds.

Section 11. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect on and after its adoption.

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The foregoing Resolution was adopted by the Governing Board of Education of the Cajon Valley Union School District of San Diego County, being the Board authorized by law to make the designations therein contained by the following vote, on November 18, 2014.

Adopted by the following votes: [2/3 vote of entire Board required]

AYES:

NOES:

ABSENT:

ABSTAIN:

President of the Board

Attest:

Clerk of the Board

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