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 OFFICIAL BALLOT

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 (HELENA)

LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY, MONTANA

BOND ELECTION TO BE CONDUCTED BY MAIL BALLOT ON JUNE 18, 2015

INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS: Make an X or similar mark in the vacant square before the words “BONDS —YES” if you wish to vote for the bond issue; if you are opposed to the bond issue, make an X or similar mark in the square before the words “BONDS —NO.”

Shall the Board of Trustees of School District No. 1 (Helena), Lewis and Clark County, Montana (the “District”), be authorized to sell and issue general obligation bonds of the District in one or more series in the aggregate principal amount of up to Seventy Million and No/100 Dollars ($70,000,000.00), bearing interest at rates to be determined at the time of the sale, payable semiannually, during a term as to each series of bonds of not more than twenty (20) years, for the purpose of providing funds to pay the costs of designing, constructing, improving, renovating, equipping, and furnishing schools in accordance with the District’s Educational Facility Guidelines developed in response to shifting student enrollment trends, health and safety concerns, and technology needs, to include, to the extent reasonably feasible, providing telecommunications, intercom, and bell features at elementary and middle schools in the District; installing video monitoring and access control systems and establishing single points of entry and other security upgrades at elementary schools in the District; acquiring land adjacent to the Jim Darcy School campus as necessary or appropriate and constructing and improving on the campus a new elementary school building in replacement of the existing Jim Darcy School and associated improvements; constructing and improving a new elementary school building on the Smith School campus, renovating the gymnasium, and making associated improvements and adjustments to the existing school building; renovating and improving Warren School and constructing and improving substantial additional space to include classrooms, library, gymnasium/multipurpose space, technology laboratory, and associated improvements; renovating and improving Central School and the 7th Avenue Gym to include structural upgrades, compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act and building code requirements, general upgrades and repair, playground/field improvements, and associated improvements; renovating and improving Rossiter School and constructing and improving additional space to include a gymnasium, library, music room, classrooms, and associated improvements; renovating and improving Four Georgians, Jefferson, Broadwater, Kessler, and Bryant schools to address space concerns, upgrade technology, and enhance functionality; building a new technology lab at each of Hawthorne and Lincoln School; related improvements and transitional expenditures; and paying costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds?

☐ BONDS – YES

☐ BONDS – NO