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Weld County School District RE-5J Ballot Issue 5B

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDSSHALL WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-5J DEBT BE INCREASED $149 MILLION, WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO $276 MILLION, AND SHALL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED BY UP TO $11.3 MILLION ANNUALLY FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:REPLACING LETFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON LAND GIVEN TO THE DISTRICT BY THE TOWN OFJOHNSTOWN BY PROVIDING MATCHING MONEY REQUIRED TO RECEIVE AN AWARDED $9.5 MILLION STATE "BEST" GRANT;CONSTRUCTING A NEW ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL AT A NEW LOCATION;CONVERTING THE EXISTING ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL INTO A MIDDLE SCHOOL;MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO MILLIKEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND PIONEER RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO ADDRESS SAFETY AND SECURITY NEEDS AND EXTEND THEIR USEFUL LIFE;ADDRESSING REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE EARLY LEARNING CENTER AND KNOWLEDGE QUEST ACADEMY FACILITY;AND TO THE EXTENT FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE EXERCISING LEASE PURCHASE OPTIONS, BY ISSUING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS WHICH SHALL BEAR INTEREST, MATURE, BE SUBJECT TO REDEMPTION, WITH OR WITHOUT PREMIUM, AND BE ISSUED AT SUCH TIMES, AT SUCH PRICES (AT, ABOVE OR BELOW PAR) AND CONTAINING SUCH TERMS, NOT INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION MAY DETERMINE; SHALL AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES BE LEVIED WITHOUT LIMIT AS TO THE MILL RATE NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THE COST PARAMETERS SET FORTH ABOVE AND IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT IN EACH YEAR TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SUCH DEBT; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT'S DEBT LIMIT BE ESTABLISHED AT 6% OF THE ACTUAL VALUE OF THE DISTRICT'S TAXABLE PROPERTY TO PERMIT THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS?

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