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Hey I’m Dylan, a new software engineer here at Neighborly. In addition to being a coder, I’m also a finance nerd and hobbyist investor. I love keeping up on economic news and market trends because I believe it’s a great way to watch history play out in real time.
How does an idea become a bond? It’s a journey in five phases The first is the planning phase.
Every few years, issuers like cities and school districts create Capital Improvement Plans These Plans describe critical projects like building new schools, parks or infrastructure and estimate the funds that will be needed to support those projects.
Public improvement bonds often need public approval This occurs in phase two – the campaign phase.
Public officials and political campaigners collect signatures in support of a bond issuance, backed by voter taxes. If a petition reaches a certain percentage of signatures from qualified citizens, the proposition is added to the ballot. Some issuers, like school districts can submit a petition directly to the ballot without collecting signatures.
Now the real campaign starts.