Court Prohibits Bond Expenditure on Stadium Lighting Because Lighting Was Not Specifically Listed as Contemplated Project

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The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, recently held that school district bond revenues could not be spent on stadium lighting where the bond proposition did not specifically list field lighting as part of the contemplated projects, in accordance with the requirements of Proposition 39. (Taxpayers for Accountable School Bond Spending v. San Diego Unified School Dist. (---Cal.Rptr.3d---, Cal.App. 4 Dist., April 25, 2013).

Read the Legal Alert for the details and what it means for your district.

Topics:  Education Budget, Lighting Equipment

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Education Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Tax Updates

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