Foes of COP deal may force vote for San Diego

Berkman, Leslie
December 1997
Bond Buyer;12/30/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30301, p3
Trade Publication
Relates that critics of the San Diego City Council have collected enough signatures to qualify for a referendum to plans of the council to finance the expansion of the local convention center through the sale of certificates of participation (COP). Number of votes delivered to city hall; Effect of delay of sale of COP on costs of the project.


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