Mesa, Ariz., Voters to Face $261 Million for Utility System CIP

Watts, Jim
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p4
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The article reports that Mesa, Arizona voters will vote in November 2006 to approve a total of $260.7 million in utility revenue bonds to finance the city-owned utility system's capital improvement program. The bond questions for separate utility functions contained in the ballot are also detailed. If the voters approve the bonds, the first tranche would be sold in spring 2007.


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