Turlock Unified Schools: Vote Yes on Measure N Bonds - Stanislaus County - 2016 general Election
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Commentary on Measure N

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

This campaign was designed by . 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.

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Measure N Question

SCHOOL
TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1
MEASURE N

To upgrade and repair elementary schools with local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Turlock Unified School District provide new classrooms/instructional technology, including necessary infrastructure, for core academics including math, science, reading/writing; modernize classrooms to meet health/safety codes; improve campus safety/security; repair, construct, acquire, equip, classrooms, sites, facilities; by issuing $40,800,000 of bonds at legal rates, with , no money for administrators, and all funds used for Turlock Schools?

Bonds-Yes
Bonds-No

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Impartial Analysis for Measure N

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IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS BY COUNTY COUNSEL
BOND MEASURE N

Upon approval of 55% of the votes cast by voters on this measure, California law permits the Turlock Unified School District ("District") to issue and sell general obligation bonds to be paid by ad valorem taxes placed on property within the School Facilities Improvement District ("SFID No. 1"), for purpose of construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, replacement of school facilities and equipping of school facilities etc.

The Board of Trustees of the District proposes issuing bonds in an amount not to exceed $40,800,000 to upgrade and repair elementary schools in SFID No. 1. The bonds interest rates and maturity dates will not exceed the legal maximums. If the measure is approved, the District will be authorized to increase the ad valorem taxes on property located within SFID No. 1 boundaries to pay the bond principal, interest and associated costs for specifically listed projects. The projects include provide new classrooms and instructional technology for core academics including math, science, reading and writing; modernize classrooms to meet current health and safety codes, improve campus safety and security; and repair, construct, acquire, and equip classrooms, sites and facilities. See the "Bond Projects List" set forth in the measure for further details.

Proceeds may not be used for other purposes such as teacher or administrator salaries, or school operating expenses. Based on the final costs of each project, allocation of bond proceeds may be affected, and certain listed projects may be delayed or may not be completed.

District's best estimate for the tax rate to be levied to fund the bond issue is $29.90 per $100,000 of assessed valuation, during the first fiscal year after the sale of the first series bonds (2017-2018) and during the first fiscal year after the sale of the last series of bonds (2021-2022). District's best estimate of the highest tax rate required to be levied is $30.00 per $100,000 of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2027-28. The amount of tax levied may be higher than the estimate if funds due for payment of interest and principal on the bonds exceed the best estimate of the tax rate.

The measure requires District to take steps to account for the use of the proceeds from the sale of the bonds as required by the California Constitution and Education Code. Expenditure of bond revenues will be actively reviewed by an independent citizens' oversight committee and annual independent performance and financial audits will be conducted to assure the funds are spent only for purposes listed in the measure.

A "yes" vote is a vote to authorize Turlock Unified School District to issue and sell bonds in an amount not to exceed $40,800,000 and to levy related taxes on properties in the SFID No. 1.

A "no" vote is a vote against authorizing Turlock Unified School District to issue the bonds.

Submitted by County Counsel pursuant to Elections Code section 9500.

/s/ Deirdre McGrath, Deputy County Counsel, County of Stanislaus

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Argument in Favor of Measure N

ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF MEASURE N

A YES vote on Measure N will provide funds for the Turlock Unified School District to address the educational facilities needs to serve its kindergarten through 8th grade students. Turlock Unified School District participated in an extensive Facility Study analyzing future education and enrollment needs, and existing and future improvements for schools. A community advisory committee reviewed educational priorities, considered feedback from a public opinion survey and input from Turlock Unified School District's Local Control Accountability Plan.

To meet these needs and goals of the community and students, Measure N will provide improvements in the following areas:

Safety and Security

  • Fencing
  • Improved student drop-off/pick-up
  • High-Tech security systems, including lighting

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

  • STEM classrooms, including labs and necessary resources
  • 21st Century classrooms and libraries, including wiring, internet access and computer networks
  • Career Technical Education pathways to include STEM, fabrication, health science, business, agriculture, food, and natural resources

Modernizations and Renovations

  • Accommodations for the disabled
  • Upgrades to meet health and safety codes
  • Aging portable classroom repair and replacement

Measure N makes Turlock Unified School District eligible to receive State matching funds from the statewide bond measure, multiplying our local funds.

Your YES vote for Measure N means the District can meet community education goals. All Measure N funds will be spent on schools serving kindergarten through 8th grade students and cannot be taken away by the State. No funds can be spent on administrator or teacher salaries. Turlock Unified School District will annually conduct mandatory financial and performance audits. An independent citizens oversight committee will monitor Measure N funds to ensure they are spent as promised to the taxpayer.

We urge the community to vote YES on Measure N which, combined with State funding and local developer fees, will complete a $60,000,000 kindergarten through 8th grade community plan needed to improve existing school facilities serving Turlock students.

/s/ Frank M. Lima,
President Board of Trustees

/s/ Eric Julien,
Retired Science Teacher / Dept. Chair

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Argument Against Measure N

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ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE N

None Filed

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Full Text of Measure N

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EXHIBIT A

FULL TEXT OF THE MEASURE

Upon the passage of Measure _____, the Turlock Unified School District ("District") on behalf of School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 ("SFID No. 1") shall be authorized to issue bonds in the aggregate amount of $40,800,000 (the "Bonds"), bearing interest at rates not exceeding the statutory limit, for the purpose of funding the school facilities projects listed below under the heading "School Facilities Projects to Be Funded with Proceeds of Bonds" (the "Bond Projects").

Proposition 39 Bond Accountability Measures

At its June 21, 2016 meeting, the Board of Trustees (the "Board") certified that it evaluated safety, class size reduction, and information technology needs in developing the list of the Bond Projects set forth below. The proceeds of the Bonds shall be used only for the Bond Projects identified in the list below, and not for any other purpose (i.e., teacher and administrative salaries and other school operating expenses).

The proceeds of the Bonds will be accounted for separately. The Board is bound to conduct financial and performance audits annually to account for the Bond funds and to assure that funds have only been expended on the specific projects authorized.

The Board will appoint a citizens' oversight committee (the "Citizens' Oversight Committee") having a minimum of seven members and including at least one member active in a business organization representing the business community located within the School District, one member active in a senior citizens' organization, one member active in a bona fide taxpayers' organization, one member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District, and one member who is both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the School District and active in a parent-teacher organization.

School Facilities Projects to Be Funded with Proceeds of Bonds

  • Safety and Security Improvements that may include, but are not are not limited to:
    • o Renovate supporting access to control entrance points, to include fencing.
    • o Acquire and implement universal emergency signal and communication systems.
    • o Add or remove classrooms and support facilities to reduce over-crowding.
    • o Acquire and develop property to reduce overcrowding, improve stakeholder access, and expand high-demand programs such as Extended Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten (K), Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Career & Technical Education (CTE), and Visual/Performing Arts (VPA).
    • o Remove hazardous materials, including , lead-based paint, and other hazardous materials.
    • o Upgrade exterior lighting for safety and security as needed.
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    • o Upgrade or replace heating and ventilation systems as needed to support secured classroom doors during instructional time.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facilities, improvements and access:
    • o Construct and/or renovate STEM classrooms that support science and technology laboratories, including necessary furniture and equipment.
    • o Develop advanced 21st Century technology classrooms.
    • o Renovate facilities to provide new technologies to include wiring of classrooms, library, and student support facilities with internet access and computer networks.
    • o Expand Career and Technical Education (CTE) and pathways to include STEM, fabrication, health science, business, and agriculture, food, and natural resources.
  • Modernizations and Renovations:
    • o Construct improvements to accommodate the disabled to include ramps, pathways, restrooms, and access as required by the State of California to meet requirements of the Americans with Disability Act ("ADA").
    • o Complete improvements and upgrades to meet current health and safety codes, including classrooms, cafeterias, kitchens, and restrooms.
    • o Repair and/or replace aging portable classrooms, including use of modular classrooms, in addition to acquiring necessary equipment and furniture.
    • o Upgrade electrical systems, including panels, circuit breakers, transformers, wiring, and outlets.
    • o Complete all code requirements including installation of new fire hydrants as needed.
    • o Repair and renovate school grounds, fields, and playground equipment for safety, including purchase of new equipment if needed.
  • Other:
    • o Complete site work to support with new construction, installation, or removal of relocatable classrooms, including acquisition and utilization of temporary facilities as needed to house displaced students and staff during construction, as well as address any unforeseeable conditions such as dry rot, seismic, etc.
    • o
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The cost of all the Bond Projects set forth in the list above may exceed the amount of bonds authorized by Measure ___. Approval of the School District's Measure ___ does not guarantee that the proposed school facilities projects in the School District that are the subject of bonds under Measure ___ will be funded beyond the local revenues generated by Measure ___. The School District's proposal for the school facilities projects may assume receipt of matching state funds, which could be subject to appropriation by the Legislature or approval of a statewide bond measure. The allocation of bond proceeds may also be affected by the final costs of each project.

The final cost of each project will be determined as plans are finalized, construction bids are awarded and projects are completed. Based on the final costs of each project, certain of the projects described above may be delayed or may not be completed.

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Measure N Tax Rate Statement

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EXHIBIT B

TAX RATE STATEMENT

An election will be held within the boundaries of School Facility Improvement District No. 1 ("SFID No. 1) of the Turlock Unified School District (the "District") on November 8, 2016, to authorize the sale of up to $40,800,000 in bonds to upgrade and repair elementary schools with local funding that cannot be taken by the State, provide new classrooms and instructional technology for core academics including math, science, reading and writing, modernize classrooms to meet current health and safety codes, improve campus safety and security, and repair, construct, acquire, equip, classrooms, sites, and facilities, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrators, and all funds used for Turlock Schools.

If the bonds are authorized and sold, debt service thereon will be payable from the proceeds of tax levies made upon the taxable property in the SFID No. 1. The following information is provided in compliance with Sections 9400-9405 of the Elections Code of the State of California. It is anticipated that the District will sell the bonds on behalf of SFID No. 1 in multiple series.

1. The best estimate of the tax rate which would be required to be levied 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 2.99˘ per $100 ($29.90 per $100,000) of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2017 – 2018.

2. The best estimate of the tax rate which would be required to be levied 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 2.99˘ per $100 ($29.90 per $100,000) of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2021 – 2022.

3. The best estimate of the highest tax rate which would be required to be levied to fund this bond issue, based on estimated assessed valuations available at the time of filing of this statement, is 3.00˘ per $100 ($30.00 per $100,000) of assessed valuation in fiscal year 2027 – 2028.

4. The best estimate of the average tax rate which would be required to be levied to fund this bond issue during the life of the bonds, based on estimated assessed valuations available at the time of filing of this statement, is 2.99˘ per $100 ($29.90 per $100,000) of assessed valuation

5. The best estimate of total debt service, including principal and interest, which would be required to be repaid if all the bonds are issued and sold is $83,918,823. This estimate is based on assumptions regarding future interest rates and the term, timing, structure, and amount of each bond issue.

Voters should note that the estimated tax rates are based on the ASSESSED VALUE of taxable property on Stanislaus and Merced County's official tax rolls, not on the property's 10 Revised: 6/15/16
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market value. Property owners should consult their own property tax bills to determine their property's assessed value and any applicable tax exemptions.

Attention of all voters is directed to the fact that the foregoing information is based upon the District's projections and estimates only, which are not binding upon the District. The actual tax rates, debt service, and the years in which they will apply may vary from those presently estimated, due to variations from these estimates in the timing of bond sales, the amount of bonds sold and market interest rates at the time of each sale, and actual assessed valuations over the term of repayment of the bonds.

The dates of sale and the amount of bonds sold at any given time will be determined by the District based on the need for construction funds and other factors, including the legal limitations on bonds approved by a 55% vote. The actual interest rates at which the bonds will be sold will depend on the bond market at the time of each sale. Actual future assessed valuation will depend upon the amount and value of taxable property within the District as determined by the Stanislaus County and Merced County Assessors in the annual assessment and the equalization process.

Dated: June 21, 2016

Superintendent
Turlock Unified School District

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Measure N Agenda Description

Agenda of June 21, 2016 (complete item)

XII.B. (Action) *Adoption of Resolution No.: 30/2015-16 Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Turlock Unified School District Ordering A School Bond Election On Behalf of School Facilities Improvement District No. 1, Establishing Specifications of the Elections Order and requesting Consolidation With Other Elections (Item 30)
Speaker:
(Smith)
 
Comments:

Roger Smith, Facility Planner/Safety Coordinator

A General Obligation Bond Election in the Territory of the Turlock Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 (former elementary school district) is proposed to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  The bond measure, if approved by a 55 percent vote (Proposition 39), would permit the District to issue bonds in amounts not to exceed $40.8 million to improve safety, create enhanced Science/Technology/Engineering/ Mathematics (STEM) classrooms and modernize and renovate classrooms. The proposed resolution was prepared by P. Addison Covert, Parker & Covert LLP,  bond counsel, and sets the date and specifications for the election.


Quick Summary / Abstract:

A General Obligation Bond Election in the Territory of the Turlock Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 (former elementary school district) is proposed to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  The bond measure, if approved by a 55 percent vote (Proposition 39), would permit the District to issue bonds in amounts not to exceed $40.8 million to improve safety, create enhanced Science/Technology/Engineering/ Mathematics (STEM) classrooms and modernize and renovate classrooms.

It is recommended the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution No. 30/2015-16 as presented.

Motion by _______________  Seconded by __________________

Roll call vote: Ayes ________  Noes ________  Abstention ____  Absent _______.


Financial Impact:
The costs for P. Addison Covert, Parker & Covert LLP, are payable from the bond proceeds and have no impact on the General Fund.  There are minor costs to the District in providing documentation and processing of the general obligation bond measures that will impact the General Fund.
Attachments:
Resolution No. 30/2015-2016, 2016 Turlock SFID Bond Election Resolution

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Measure N Resolution

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RESOLUTION NO. 30/2015-2016

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ORDERING A SCHOOL BOND ELECTION ON BEHALF OF SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1,
ESTABLISHING SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ELECTION ORDER,
AND REQUESTING CONSOLIDATION WITH OTHER ELECTIONS

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of the Turlock Unified School District (the "School District" or "District") is authorized to order elections within the School District, including elections within the territory identified as School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 ("SFID No. 1"), and to designate the specifications thereof, pursuant to Education Code Sections 5304 and 5322;

WHEREAS, the Board is further authorized to order elections, pursuant to Education Code Sections 15264 et seq., for the purpose of submitting to the electors the question of whether SFID No. 1 bonds ("Bonds") shall be issued and sold for specified purposes;

WHEREAS, the Board deems it necessary and advisable to submit a bond measure to the electors that, if approved by the requisite number of electors voting on the measure, would permit the School District to issue the Bonds; and

WHEREAS, it is desirable that the election to determine whether the Bonds shall be issued and sold be consolidated with such other election or elections as may be held on the same day in the same territory or in territory that is in part the same.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Board does hereby resolve, determine, and order as follows:

1. Election Order; Ballot Measure. Pursuant to Education Code Sections 5304, 5322 and 15264 et seq. and Article XVI, Section 18(b) of the California Constitution, an election shall be held within the boundaries of SFID No. 1 of the School District on November 8, 2016, submitting to the voters of SFID No. 1 the question of whether Bonds of the School District, in the amount of $40,800,000 shall be issued and sold for the purposes of improving the quality of education in local schools and protecting the safety of the students of the School District. Specifically, Bond proceeds shall be utilized for the purposes authorized by the Constitution and laws of the State of California, all as identified in the full text of the ballot measure, set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, under the heading "School Facilities Projects to Be Funded with Proceeds of Bonds" (the "Bond Projects"). The Bonds proposed to be issued and sold shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding the statutory limit, and may be issued and sold up to the maximum number of years consistent with the underlying statutory authority for the issuance and sale of the Bonds.

2. Use of Bond Proceeds; Certification of Evaluations; Audit Requirements.

a. Use of Bond Proceeds. Proceeds from the sale of the Bonds may be used only for the purposes specified in Article XIII A, Section 1(b)(3) of the California Constitution.

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b. Certification of Evaluations. The Board hereby certifies that it evaluated safety, class size reduction, and information technology needs in developing the list of the Bond Projects.

c. Completion of Facilities. Certain Bond Projects may require state matching funds. State matching funds may be subject to appropriation by the Legislature or approval of a statewide bond measure.

d. Performance Audit. The Board shall conduct an annual, independent performance audit to ensure that the Bond funds have been expended only on the specific Bond Projects listed.

e. Financial Audit. The Board shall conduct an annual, independent financial audit of the proceeds from the sale of the Bonds until all of the proceeds have been expended for the Bond Projects.

3. Accountability Requirements. The District hereby finds or directs that:

a. Purpose. The purpose of the Bonds is to fund the Bond Projects, as listed in Exhibit A; and

b. Proceeds. The bond proceeds shall only be used on the Bond Projects.

4. Vote Required. Pursuant to Section 18(b) of Article XVI and Section 1 of Article XIII A of the California Constitution, the bond measure shall become effective only upon the affirmative vote of fifty-five percent (55%) of those SFID No. 1 voters voting on the measure.

5. County Registrar of Voters to Conduct Election. Pursuant to Education Code Section 5303, the Stanislaus County and Merced County Registrars of Voters are hereby requested to take all steps to prepare for and hold the election within the boundaries of the District in accordance with law and these specifications.

6. Consolidation with Other Elections. Pursuant to Sections 5342, 15121, and 15266 of the Education Code and part 3 (commencing with Section 10400) of Division 10 of the Elections Code, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and the Merced County Board of Supervisors are requested to order consolidation by the County of the school bond election with the other elections to be held on the same day in the same territory or in territory that is in part the same. Pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code, the Board hereby acknowledges that the consolidated election will be held and conducted in the manner prescribed by Section 10418 of the Elections Code.

7. Form of Election. The Board hereby authorizes the election to be conducted by (a) use of polling places and vote by mail voting or (b) wholly by mail, as determined appropriate by the Stanislaus County and Merced County Registrar of Voters, in consultation with the District.

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8. Canvass of Returns. The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and the Merced County Board of Supervisors are authorized to canvass the returns of the election pursuant to Section 10411 of the Elections Code.

9. Services of Registrar of Voters. Pursuant to Section 5303 of the Education Code and Section 10002 of the Elections Code, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and the Merced County Board of Supervisors are requested to permit the respective County Registrars of Voters to render all services incident to the preparation for and holding of the election, for which services the School District agrees to reimburse the County with such services to include the publication of a notice of school bond election, and the mailing of the sample ballot and tax rate statement (described in Section 9401 of the Elections Code) pursuant to the terms of Section 5363 of the Education Code and the Elections Code.

10. Brief Statement of the Bond Measure. A brief statement of the bond measure is included in Exhibit A under the heading "Brief Statement of the Measure." The School District hereby requests the Stanislaus County and Merced County Registrars of Voters to publish the brief statement of the bond measure, as appropriate, and to designate the measure on the ballot by a letter printed on the left margin of the square containing the brief statement of the measure as provided in Section 13116 of the Elections Code.

11. Full Text of the Measure. The School District hereby requests the Stanislaus County and Merced County Registrar of Voters to publish the full text of the measure which is set forth in its entirety at Exhibit A (including the "Brief Statement of the Measure"), attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, in the ballot materials as appropriate.

12. Specifications of the Election Order. The foregoing specifications of the election order are made pursuant to Section 5322 of the Education Code.

13. Delivery of Specifications of the Election Order. The School District's Superintendent is hereby directed to deliver not later than June 24, 2016, a certified copy of this Resolution and the tax rate statement to the Stanislaus County and Merced County Registrars of Voters and a copy of this Resolution to the Stanislaus County and Merced County Boards of Supervisors.

14. General Authorization with Respect to the Bond Election. The members of the School District's Board, the Superintendent and the other officers of the School District are hereby authorized and directed, individually and collectively, without further review and action by the Board, to do any and all things, to execute, deliver, and perform any and all agreements and documents they deem necessary or advisable in order to effectuate the purposes of this Resolution, including, without limitation, to prepare and submit for inclusion in the voter information pamphlet a tax rate statement and an argument in favor of passage of the ballot measure. All actions heretofore taken by the officers and agents of the School District that are in conformity with the purposes and intent of this Resolution are hereby ratified, confirmed, and approved in all respects.

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encumbers all funds to be generated by the sale of the Bonds in order to pay for the acquisition and construction of the Bond Projects authorized by the ballot measure.

16. Citizens' Oversight Committee. It is the intent of the Board that a citizens' oversight committee be appointed to ensure that the proceeds of the Bonds are spent only for the specific purposes and projects identified in this Resolution. The membership requirements and procedures for such committee shall be established by the Board in accordance with the requirements of law.

17. Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures. The School District intends to undertake the acquisition, construction, renovation, furnishing, and equipping of the Bond Projects as described in Exhibit A. The School District intends to use the proceeds of its general obligation bonds described in this Resolution to finance the Bond Projects. The School District may pay certain capital expenditures (the "Reimbursement Expenditures") in connection with the Bond Projects prior to the issuance of the Bonds. The District reasonably expects that Bonds in an amount not to exceed $40,800,000 will be issued by it for the purpose of financing the Bond Projects on a long-term basis and that certain of the proceeds of such debt obligations may be used to reimburse the School District for the Reimbursement Expenditures.

The Board hereby declares the School District's official intent to use a portion of the proceeds of the Bonds to reimburse the School District for the Reimbursement Expenditures. The foregoing statement is a declaration of official intent that is made under and only for the purpose of establishing compliance with the requirements of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2.

18. Tax Rate Statement. The Board hereby approves the form of the tax rate statement attached hereto as Exhibit B and incorporated herein by reference. The School District hereby requests the County to publish the tax rate statement contained in Exhibit B.

19. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.

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This Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Turlock Unified School District Ordering a School Bond Election on behalf of School Facilities Improvement District No. 1, Establishing Specifications of the Election Order, and Requesting Consolidation with Other Elections is approved, passed, and adopted on June 21, 2016, by the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees by the following vote:

AYES __________

NOES __________

ABSENT __________

ABSTAIN __________

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

FRANK LIMA, President
Board of Trustees
Turlock Unified School District

ATTEST:

DANA SALLES TREVETHAN
Superintendent

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CERTIFICATION

I, _____________, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Turlock Unified School District, of Stanislaus County and Merced County, California, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true, and correct copy of a resolution duly approved and adopted by the Board of Trustees of the District at a meeting held on June 21, 2016, of which meeting all the members of the Board of Trustees had due notice and at which a majority thereof were present, and that at the meeting the resolution was adopted by the following vote:

AYES:

NOES:

ABSENT:

ABSTAIN:

An agenda for the meeting was provided in advance of the meeting, as required by law, to all members of the Board of Trustees and to all media outlets that have requested notification. Further the agenda was posted in advance of the meeting, as required by law, at the District at ________________, CA _______, a location freely accessible to members of the public, and a brief description of the resolution appeared on the agenda.

I have carefully compared the foregoing resolution with the original minutes of the meeting on file and of record in my office, and the foregoing is a full, true, and correct copy of the original resolution adopted at the meeting and entered in the minutes.

Dated: __________, 2016

Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Turlock Unified School District

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