November 5, 2013 Special Bond Election
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Two questions for the City of Mesa will be included on the November 5, 2013 Special Bond Election ballot. The full text of the ballot language, to be posted in each polling place and printed in the Publicity Pamphlet, is provided below.

 

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QUESTION 1 -
PUBLIC SAFETY BONDS

Shall Mesa, Arizona, be authorized to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City in the principal amount of $51,700,000 to provide funds to acquire, construct, improve, furnish and equip buildings, which may include but is not limited to, fire stations, fire and medical dispatch/communication centers, support equipment and technology, vehicles, land and interests in land for public safety purposes, and pay all costs thereof; the bonds, and any bonds issued to refund the City’s bonds, may be sold at prices that include premiums not greater than permitted by law; may bear fixed or variable interest not exceeding nine percent (9%) per annum, and may have principal payable not later than 25 years from the date issued?

 

These bonds will be issued as General Obligation Bonds and the issuance of these bonds will result in a property tax increase sufficient to pay the annual debt service on bonds, unless the governing body provides for payment from other sources.  The bonds may be refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds of a weighted average maturity of less than 75% of the weighted average maturity of the bonds being refunded.




QUESTION 2 - STREET AND HIGHWAY BONDS

Shall Mesa, Arizona, be authorized to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City in the principal amount of $79,100,000 to provide funds to plan, design, acquire, construct, reconstruct and improve the City’s streets, highways, bridges, street lights, pedestrian improvements, multi-use path and trail improvements, other vehicular and multi-modal transportation improvements, and acquire land and interests in land therefor, and pay all costs thereof; the bonds, and any bonds issued to refund the City’s bonds, may be sold at prices that include premiums not greater than permitted by law; may bear fixed or variable interest not exceeding nine percent (9%) per annum, and may have principal payable not later than 25 years from the date issued?

 

These bonds will be issued as General Obligation Bonds and the issuance of these bonds will result in a property tax increase sufficient to pay the annual debt service on bonds, unless the governing body provides for payment from other sources.  The bonds may be refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds of a weighted average maturity of less than 75% of the weighted average maturity of the bonds being refunded.




 

 

City Clerk

Office Location:
Mesa City Plaza Building
20 East Main Street
Suite 150
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Fridays

Mailing Address:
Office of the City Clerk
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, Arizona 85211-1466

Phone:
480-644-2099
Phone: (elections) 480-644-4868
Fax: 480-644-2821

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