FULL BOOK-ENTRY ONLY
$82,500,000* School District of Pinellas County, Florida Tax Anticipation Notes, Series 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that electronic bids via the Bidcomp Parity® Competitive Bidding System ("Parity System") for the purchase of all, but not less than all, of $82,500,000* aggregate principal amount of Tax Anticipation Notes, Series 2018 (the "Notes") of the School District of Pinellas County, Florida (the "District") will be received by The School Board of Pinellas County, Florida (the "Board"), the governing body of the District, up to the time below specified.
Time: 11:00 A.M., Eastern Daylight Time, September 26, 2018
Electronic bids may be submitted only in accordance with the Official Notice of Sale and the Parity System.
The Notes will be dated the date of issuance of the Notes (presently anticipated to be October 12, 2018), will be issued in fully registered book-entry-only form through a system of registration maintained by The Depository Trust Company, New York, New York as securities depository, will be sold in beneficial interests of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof and will pay interest only upon their maturity on June 28, 2019.
At the time of delivery of the Notes, the District will also deliver to the successful bidder, at the expense of the District, the approving opinion of Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A., Tampa, Florida, Note Counsel, in substantially the form appearing in the Preliminary Official Statement described below.
The complete Official Notice of Sale, along with the Preliminary Official Statement relating to the Notes (the "Preliminary Official Statement") may be obtained on and after September 14, 2018 from Mr. Jerry W. Ford, Ford & Associates, Inc., 109 MacDill Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33609, telephone - (813) 874-6621; telecopy - (813) 874-6624, Financial Advisor to the Board. The Preliminary Official Statement as of its date is to be "deemed final" by the District for purposes of SEC Rule 15c2-12(b)(1), but is subject to revision, amendment and completion in a final Official Statement.
School District of Pinellas County, Florida Michael A. Grego, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools
Dated: September 13, 2018
*Preliminary, subject to change.