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EDUCATION CODE
SECTION 15320-15327



15320.  Whenever the governing board of a school district or
community college district meeting the requirements set forth in
Section 15301 determines that a school facilities improvement
district is necessary, the governing board shall adopt a resolution
of intention that states all of the following:
   (a) The intention of the governing board to form the proposed
school facilities improvement district.
   (b) The general purposes for which the proposed school facilities
improvement district is to be formed.
   (c) The estimated cost of the school facilities improvement
project.
   (d) That any taxes levied for the purpose of financing the general
obligation bonds issued to finance the project shall be levied
exclusively upon the lands in the proposed school facilities
improvement district.
   (e) That a map showing the exterior boundaries of the proposed
school facilities improvement district is on file with the governing
board of the school district or community college district and is
available for inspection by the public. The boundaries of the school
facilities improvement district shall meet the requirements set forth
in subdivision (b) of Section 15301.
   (f) The time and place for a hearing by the governing board on the
formation of the proposed school facilities improvement district.
   (g) That any interested persons, including all persons owning
lands in the school district or community college district, or in the
proposed school facilities improvement district, may appear and be
heard.



15321.  Notice of the hearing shall be given by publishing a copy of
the resolution of intention in a newspaper of general circulation
published in each affected county, pursuant to Section 6066 of the
Government Code, the first publication shall be at least 14 days
prior to the time fixed for the hearing. No notice other than that
required by this section need be given.



15322.  The governing board of the school district or community
college district shall hold the hearing provided for by resolution of
intention at the time and place fixed by that resolution. Any
interested person, including, but not limited to, all persons owning
land in the school district, or in the proposed school facilities
improvement district or community college district, may appear and be
heard concerning any matters set forth in the resolution of
intention.


15323.  At the hearing, the governing board of the school district
or community college district may adopt a resolution proposing
modifications, consistent with Section 15302, of the purpose stated
in the resolution of intention. A resolution proposing modifications
shall describe the proposed modifications, state the change, if any,
in the estimated cost of carrying out the purpose, and shall fix a
time and place for the hearing by the governing board.



15324.  The governing board of the school district or community
college district shall publish the resolution proposing the
modifications to the resolution of intention once in the same
newspaper in which the resolution of intention was published at least
14 days prior to the date of hearing on the proposed modifications.




15325.  The hearing on any proposed modifications may be held at the
same time and place as any continued hearing on the resolution of
intention and both hearings may be held and conducted concurrently.



15326.  At the conclusion of the hearing on the resolution of
intention and of the hearing, if any, upon proposed modifications,
the governing board may by resolution order the school facilities
improvement district formed for the purpose and with the boundaries
described in the resolution of intention, and, if relevant, the
resolution proposing modifications. The resolution ordering the
school facilities improvement district formed shall state the
estimated cost of carrying out the purpose described in the
resolution. The resolution shall also number and designate the school
facilities improvement district substantially as "School Facilities
Improvement District of the ____ School District" or "School
Facilities Improvement District of the ____ Community College
District."


15326.5.  The governing board may amend a previously adopted
resolution ordering the formation of a school facilities improvement
district to change or add to the purposes for which the school
facilities improvement district is formed and the projects to be
financed and to increase or decrease the amount of bonds that may be
issued for those purposes. Bonds may be issued only for the purposes
stated in, and in an amount not exceeding the amount stated in, a
proposition submitted to and approved by the voters of the school
facilities improvement district.



15327.  The governing board of the school district or community
college district in which a school facilities improvement district
has been formed shall have the same rights, powers, duties and
responsibilities with respect to the formation and government of
school facilities improvement district as the governing board has
with respect to the school district or community college district.