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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 10. SCHOOL BONDS [15100 - 17199.6]

  ( Part 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 2. Bonds of School Facilities Improvement Districts [15300 - 15425]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Formation of District [15320 - 15327]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

15320.
  

Whenever the governing board of a school district or community college district meeting the requirements set forth in Section 15301 determines that a school facilities improvement district is necessary, the governing board shall adopt a resolution of intention that states all of the following:

(a) The intention of the governing board to form the proposed school facilities improvement district.

(b) The general purposes for which the proposed school facilities improvement district is to be formed.

(c) The estimated cost of the school facilities improvement project.

(d) That any taxes levied for the purpose of financing the general obligation bonds issued to finance the project shall be levied exclusively upon the lands in the proposed school facilities improvement district.

(e) That a map showing the exterior boundaries of the proposed school facilities improvement district is on file with the governing board of the school district or community college district and is available for inspection by the public. The boundaries of the school facilities improvement district shall meet the requirements set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 15301.

(f) The time and place for a hearing by the governing board on the formation of the proposed school facilities improvement district.

(g) That any interested persons, including all persons owning lands in the school district or community college district, or in the proposed school facilities improvement district, may appear and be heard.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 670, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 2008.)

15321.
  

Notice of the hearing shall be given by publishing a copy of the resolution of intention in a newspaper of general circulation published in each affected county, pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government Code, the first publication shall be at least 14 days prior to the time fixed for the hearing. No notice other than that required by this section need be given.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 670, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 2008.)

15322.
  

The governing board of the school district or community college district shall hold the hearing provided for by resolution of intention at the time and place fixed by that resolution. Any interested person, including, but not limited to, all persons owning land in the school district, or in the proposed school facilities improvement district or community college district, may appear and be heard concerning any matters set forth in the resolution of intention.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 893, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 1998.)

15323.
  

At the hearing, the governing board of the school district or community college district may adopt a resolution proposing modifications, consistent with Section 15302, of the purpose stated in the resolution of intention. A resolution proposing modifications shall describe the proposed modifications, state the change, if any, in the estimated cost of carrying out the purpose, and shall fix a time and place for the hearing by the governing board.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 670, Sec. 13. Effective January 1, 2008.)

15324.
  

The governing board of the school district or community college district shall publish the resolution proposing the modifications to the resolution of intention once in the same newspaper in which the resolution of intention was published at least 14 days prior to the date of hearing on the proposed modifications.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 893, Sec. 18. Effective January 1, 1998.)

15325.
  

The hearing on any proposed modifications may be held at the same time and place as any continued hearing on the resolution of intention and both hearings may be held and conducted concurrently.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

15326.
  

At the conclusion of the hearing on the resolution of intention and of the hearing, if any, upon proposed modifications, the governing board may by resolution order the school facilities improvement district formed for the purpose and with the boundaries described in the resolution of intention, and, if relevant, the resolution proposing modifications. The resolution ordering the school facilities improvement district formed shall state the estimated cost of carrying out the purpose described in the resolution. The resolution shall also number and designate the school facilities improvement district substantially as “School Facilities Improvement District of the ____ School District” or “School Facilities Improvement District of the ____ Community College District.”

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 893, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 1998.)

15326.5.
  

The governing board may amend a previously adopted resolution ordering the formation of a school facilities improvement district to change or add to the purposes for which the school facilities improvement district is formed and the projects to be financed and to increase or decrease the amount of bonds that may be issued for those purposes. Bonds may be issued only for the purposes stated in, and in an amount not exceeding the amount stated in, a proposition submitted to and approved by the voters of the school facilities improvement district.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 670, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 2008.)

15327.
  

The governing board of the school district or community college district in which a school facilities improvement district has been formed shall have the same rights, powers, duties and responsibilities with respect to the formation and government of school facilities improvement district as the governing board has with respect to the school district or community college district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 893, Sec. 22. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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