In lieu of calling an election pursuant to Section 17409, the governing board of a school district may call an election pursuant to this section. Within 10 days after the governing board has opened the proposals pursuant to Section 17417 or has adopted a resolution pursuant to Section 17418 it may accept a proposal, if proceeding under Section 17417, and execute the lease or agreement, and immediately thereafter call an election pursuant to this section.
The governing board of the district shall call, hold, and conduct an election in the manner provided in Section 42202, except that the ballot used in the election shall contain substantially the words: “Shall the governing board of the ____ District lease [a site (sites) and] a building [buildings] to be constructed for use by the school district [designating the location of the site or sites on which the building or buildings will be constructed, and generally describing the building or buildings and the cost thereof], and, for such purposes, shall the maximum tax rate of the district be increased by not to exceed ____, such increase to be in effect in the ____ District for the years 19__ to ____, be authorized and the amount of such increase used solely and exclusively for such purposes?”
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018