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The following legal notice appeared in the Jan. 31, 2019 print edition of the Newton Kansan on Page A4, satisfying statutory requirements. See graphic files.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AN APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO VOTE AND ISSUE SCHOOL BONDS IN EXCESS OF THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL BOND DEBT LIMITATION
To the Electors of Unified School District No. 373, Harvey County, Kansas (Newton):
You are hereby notified that the Board of Education (the “Board”), of Unified School District No. 373, Harvey County, Kansas (Newton) (the “Dis- trict”), will make and file its application with the State Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas, together with proof of publication of this Notice, for permission to vote general obligation bonds (the “Bonds”) in excess of the District's gen- eral bond debt limitation for the purpose of providing funds to pay the costs to: Proposition 1 – (a) construct, equip and furnish additions and/or make renova- tions and other improvements for en- hanced security, safety with storm shelter improvements, improved HVAC (heat- ing, ventilation and air-conditioning) systems, improvements to building in- teriors, and additional educational and support spaces at the existing Newton High School, Chisholm Middle School, Santa Fe 5-6 Center, Cooper Elementary School, Slate Creek Elementary School, South Breeze Elementary School, Northridge Elementary School, Sunset Elementary School and Walton Ele- mentary School all located within the District; (b) make all other necessary facility improvements appurtenant thereto
(“Project No. 1”); and (c) pay the costs of issuance and interest on said general ob- ligation bonds of the District during construction of the Project No. 1 at an estimated cost of $61,320,000, to be payable from proceeds of the Bonds in an amount not to exceed $61,320,000; and Proposition 2 – (a) construct, equip and furnish a new elementary school for Kindergarten through grade 6 to be located south of Highway 50 within the District; (b) acquire and improve a site for the planned new elementary build- ing; (c) make all other necessary facility improvements appurtenant thereto (“Project No. 2”); and (d) pay costs of is- suance and interest on said general obli- gation bonds during construction of Project No. 2, at an estimated cost of $24,420,000, to be payable from pro- ceeds of the Bonds in an amount not to exceed $24,420,000.
The application will be filed pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Board on January 28, 2019, under the authority of K.S.A. 72-5458 et seq., as amended.
Dated: January 28, 2019.
BOARD OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 373, HARVEY COUNTY, KANSAS (NEWTON)
By: /s/ Matt Treaster, President
/s/ Joni Jantz, Clerk
(First published in THE NEWTON KANSAN on January 31, 2019.)