Details for 2021B

In accordance with Title 62, Oklahoma Statutes 2011, Sections 353 and 354, as amended, notice is hereby given that the Board of Education of Independent School District Number 8 of Comanche County, Oklahoma, (the “School District”), will receive bids by sealed bid, electronic (Parity®) bid or similar secure electronic bid on the 21st day of January, 2021, at 11:00 o'clock A.M., Central Time, at the Shoemaker Education Center, Lawton Public Schools, 753 NW Fort Sill Boulevard, Lawton, Oklahoma, 73507, for the sale of an issue of $1,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Taxable Series 2021B of said School District, which Bonds shall be dated March 1, 2021, and shall mature as follows: $1,000,000 on March 1, 2023. Bids filed with the Clerk of the Board of Education shall be opened and read in the Clerk’s Office at the time stated above. Bids received after 11:00 A.M., Central Time, on the above mentioned date, will not be accepted and will be returned to the bidder unopened. There will be no exceptions to this policy. The Board of Education of the School District intends to convene on said date to consider the bids and take action to award the Bonds; the Board of Education is presently scheduled to convene at 5:00 o’clock, P.M. on January 21, 2021, in the Auditorium (Room 1) at the Shoemaker Education Center, Lawton Public Schools, 753 NW Fort Sill Boulevard, Lawton, Oklahoma, 73507, provided, however, the Board of Education reserves the right to change the location or time of the meeting in a manner consistent with the Oklahoma Open Meetings Act, and provided further, the Board of Education reserves the right to convene said meeting as a video and/or teleconference, as permitted under the Oklahoma Open Meetings Act. Said Bonds shall be sold to the bidder bidding the lowest rate of interest the Bonds shall bear and agreeing to pay par and accrued interest for the Bonds. Each bidder shall submit with the bid a sum in cash, cashier’s check, surety bond or similar security undertaking as stipulated by the School District, payable to the Treasurer of the School District, equal to two percent (2%) of the par amount of the Bonds, or $20,000.00. If a financial surety bond is used, it must be from an insurance company licensed to issue such bond in the State of Oklahoma, and such bond must be submitted to the School District or the School District’s Financial Advisor prior to the opening of the bids. The financial surety bond must identify each bidder whose deposit is guaranteed by such financial surety bond. All bids must comply with the parameters set forth in the Notice of Sale and Instructions to Bidders, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting the School District’s Financial Advisor (BOK Financial Securities, Inc., c/o Zack Robinson (405) 272-2199 or zrobinson@bokf.com). The Board reserves the right to reject all bids. WITNESS my official hand and the seal of said School District this 14th day of December, 2020. (SEAL) /s/ Kathy Bentley Clerk, Board of Education

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