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July 16, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
Certificates being issued to help finance construction of a new library won high marks from a national rating agency. The report by Standard & Poor's Corp., which evaluates the financial strength of companies and governments, gave an A+ to Mission Viejo's $3.3 million in certificates of participation, citing the city's good fiscal health and credit status. "I'm pleased as punch to see the financial experts say that we are fiscally sound," Mayor Sherri M. Butterfield said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
Certificates being issued to help finance construction of a new library won high marks from a national rating agency. The report by Standard & Poor's Corp., which evaluates the financial strength of companies and governments, gave an A+ to Mission Viejo's $3.3 million in certificates of participation, citing the city's good fiscal health and credit status. "I'm pleased as punch to see the financial experts say that we are fiscally sound," Mayor Sherri M. Butterfield said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1994 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To avoid closing county libraries, a task force is proposing a new tax to solve the library system's worsening budget crisis. "The need is crucial for doing something to finance the libraries adequately so they can stay open. The literary life of a community is at stake," said John F. Dean, county superintendent of schools and a member of the panel that suggested the library tax. The library task force estimated that the new tax would raise $8.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1994 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To avoid closing county libraries, a task force is proposing a new tax to solve the library system's worsening budget crisis. "The need is crucial for doing something to finance the libraries adequately so they can stay open. The literary life of a community is at stake," said John F. Dean, county superintendent of schools and a member of the panel that suggested the library tax. The library task force estimated that the new tax would raise $8.
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