• PROCLAMATION AND NOTICE OF ELECTION

Published in The Muskogee Phoenix March 15 & 22, 2017
PROCLAMATION AND NOTICE OF ELECTION
Under and by virtue of Section 26, Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution and Title 70, Article XV, Oklahoma Statutes 2011, and other laws supplementary and amendatory thereto and a Resolution of the Board of Education of Independent School District Number 74 of Muskogee County, Oklahoma, adopted on the 9th day of January, 2017, an election is hereby called to be held in said School District on the 4th day of April, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the registered qualified electors thereof the following propositions:
PROPOSITION NO.1
Shall Independent School District Number 74 of Muskogee County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Three Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars ($340,000) to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the
principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?
PROPOSITION NO.2
Shall Independent School District Number 74 of Muskogee County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of One Hundred Ten Thousand Dollars ($110,000) to provide funds for the purpose of purchasing transportation equipment, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?
The ballots used at said election shall set out the proposition as above set forth and shall also contain, with respect to each proposition, the words:
For the above Proposition
Against the above Proposition
The polls shall be opened at seven o’clock A.M. and remain open continuously until and be
closed at seven o’clock P.M.
The number and loca--tion of the polling places and the names of the persons who shall conduct said election shall be designated by the County Election Board(s). Such officers shall also act as counters.
The specific projects for which at least eighty-five percent (85%) of the proceeds of the aforesaid Bonds shall be expended and the dollar amounts for each project shall be as follows:
PROPOSITION NO.1
to resurface/repair the existing track $150,000.00
to resurface/repair parking lots at the High School and Event Center $190,000.00
TOTAL: $340,000.00
PROPOSITION NO.2
to purchase a school activity bus $110,000.00
WITNESS our hands as President and Clerk of the above Board of Education and the seal of said School District this 9th day of January, 2017.
Dale Wiggins President, Board of Education
ATTEST: Shirley Edwards Clerk, Board of Education
(SEAL)
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PostedMarch 15, 2017