Public Notice Of School Bond Election

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOND ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE WILLIAMS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND NOTICE OF DEADLINES FOR SUBMITTING ARGUMENTS FOR OR AGAINST MEASURE A

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the following measure will be voted upon by the qualified electors of the Williams Unified School District on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Polls will open from 7:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. Approval of this measure by at least 55% of the registered voters voting on the measure is required for passage. The abbreviated statement of the measure to appear on the ballot is as follows:

“To improve the quality of local schools; upgrade inadequate electrical systems; modernize/construct classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; and repair/replace deteriorating plumbing and sewer systems; shall Williams Unified School District issue $19,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, generating on average $1,000,000 annually as long as bonds are outstanding at a rate of approximately 6 cents per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens’ oversight committee, NO money for salaries and all money staying local?”

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN Friday, December 6, 2019, 5:00p.m., is hereby fixed as the final date on which Arguments For or Against the measure must be submitted to the Colusa County Clerk, as provided by law, for printing and distribution to the voters, pursuant to provisions of the California Elections Code. Arguments may not exceed 300 words in length.

Friday, December 13, 2019, 5:00p.m., is hereby fixed as the final date on which Rebuttal Arguments not to exceed 250 words in length must be filed with the Colusa County Clerk.
The district governing board, any member(s) of the board, voter eligible to vote on the measure, bona fide association of citizens, or any combination of such voters and associations may file a written argument for or against any school measure. Printed arguments submitted to voters shall be titled with “Argument in Favor of Measure A” or “Argument Against Measure A”, with rebuttals titled with “Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure A” or “Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure A” accordingly.

Arguments and Rebuttals must be accompanied by a statement as prescribed by 9600 of the Elections Code. The pre-printed form is available on the Elections website www.countyofcolusa.org/elections or at the County Clerk’s Office.

Notice is further given that Arguments/Rebuttal arguments filed under the authority of the California Elections Code will be available for public examination in the Colusa County Clerk’s Office for not less than 10 calendar days immediately following the date of the filing deadline.

Arguments/Rebuttals in favor of or against the measure shall be submitted in writing to the Colusa County Clerk, Elections Department, 546 Jay St., Suite 200, Colusa, CA 95932. For additional information contact the Colusa County Clerk’s Office at 458-0500.

Dated: November 25, 2019

/s/ Rose Gallo-Vasquez
Colusa County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

11/27/2019 • WPR #2019-1641

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.