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In order to form a Mello-Roos community facilities district which may issue bonds and/or levy a special tax to finance school construction, the Superintendent or designee shall recommend to the Board of Trustees related goals and policies addressing the following: (Government Code 53312.7)

1. The priority that various facilities shall have for financing through the Mello-Roos district

2. The credit quality to be required of bond issues and criteria to be used in evaluating the credit quality

3. Steps by which prospective property purchasers shall be fully informed about their related taxpaying obligations

4. Criteria for evaluating the equity of tax allocation formulas

5. Maximum tax burdens to be levied against any parcel

6. Definitions, standards and assumptions to be used in appraisals required by Government Code 53345.8

(cf. 5116 - School Attendance Boundaries)

The proceeds of any bonds, notes or other securities issued pursuant to the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act shall be deposited or invested in accordance with Government Code 53356.03.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

15300-15425 School facilities improvement districts

17060-17066 Joint venture school facilities construction projects

GOVERNMENT CODE

53311-53368.3 Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982

53753 Assessment notice and hearing requirements

53753.5 Exemptions

54954.1 Mailed notice to property owners

54954.6 New or increased tax or assessment; public meetings and hearings; notice

65970-65981 School facilities development project

65995 Levies against development projects

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 2

1859-1859.106 School facility program

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

Department of General Services, Office of Public School Construction: http://www.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/

Policy LAWNDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Adopted: September 15, 2003 Lawndale, California