Journal-World classified (published 07/11/2013)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World,
July 4, 2013)

SUMMARY NOTICE OF
BOND SALE

$40,000,000 *
UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
NO. 497, DOUGLAS
COUNTY, KANSAS
(LAWRENCE)
GENERAL OBLIGATION
BONDS, SERIES 2013-A

(GENERAL OBLIGATION
BONDS PAYABLE FROM UNLIMITED AD VALOREM
TAXES)

Bids . SUBJECT to the Notice of Bond Sale dated
June 24, 2013, written and
electronic bids will be received on behalf of the
Clerk of Unified School District No. 497, Douglas
County, Kansas (Lawrence)
(the "Issuer") in the case of
written bids, at the address
set forth below, and in the
case of electronic bids,
through PARITY until
11:00 AM, Central Time, on
JULY 22, 2013 for the purchase of the
above-referenced bonds
(the "Bonds"). No bid of
less than 100% of the principal amount of the Bonds
and accrued interest
thereon to the date of delivery will be considered.

Bond Details . The Bonds
will consist of fully registered bonds in the denomination of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof. The
Bonds will be dated August
1, 2013, and will become
due on September 1 in the
years as follows:

Year Principal
Amount*
2015 $1,380,000
2016 1,115,000
2017 1,140,000
2018 1,185,000
2019 1,245,000
2020 1,300,000
2021 1,360,000
2022 1,415,000
2023 1,480,000
2024 1,550,000
2025 1,620,000
2026 2,690,000
2027 2,810,000
2028 2,935,000
2029 3,065,000
2030 3,205,000
2031 3,350,000
2032 3,500,000
2033 3,655,000

*Preliminary; subject to
change.

The Bonds will bear interest from the date thereof at
rates to be determined
when the Bonds are sold as
hereinafter provided, which
interest will be payable
semiannually on March 1
and September 1 in each
year, beginning on March 1,
2014.

Book-Entry-Only System .
The Bonds shall be registered under a
book-entry-only system administered through DTC.

Paying Agent and Bond
Registrar
. Treasurer of the
State of Kansas, Topeka,
Kansas.

Good Faith Deposit . Each
bid shall be accompanied
by a good faith deposit in
the form of a cashier's or
certified check drawn on a
bank located in the United
States of America, a qualified financial surety bond
or a wire transfer in Federal
Reserve funds immediately
available for use by the Issuer in the amount of
$800,000.

Delivery. The Issuer will
pay for preparation of the
Bonds and will deliver the
same properly prepared,
executed and registered
without cost to the successful bidder on or about
August 8, 2013 , to DTC for
the account of the successful bidder.

Assessed Valuation and
Indebtedness
. The Equalized Assessed Tangible Valuation for Computation of
Bonded Debt Limitations
for the year 2012 is
$1,061,140,434. The total
general obligation indebtedness of the Issuer as of
the Dated Date, including
the Bonds being sold, is
$97,115,000.

Approval of Bonds . The
Bonds will be sold subject
to the legal opinion of
Gilmore & Bell, P.C., Kansas
City, Missouri, Bond Counsel, whose approving legal
opinion as to the validity of
the Bonds will be furnished
and paid for by the Issuer,
printed on the Bonds and
delivered to the successful
bidder as and when the
Bonds are delivered.

Additional Information .
Additional information regarding the Bonds may be
obtained from the undersigned, or from the Financial Advisor at the addresses set forth below:

DATED: June 24, 2013.

Written and Facsimile Bid
and Good Faith Deposit
Delivery Address:

Janice E. Dunn, Clerk
110 McDonald Drive,
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Phone No.: (785)832-5000
Fax No.: (785)832-5020
Email: jdunn@usd497.org

Financial Advisor:
George K. Baum & Company
4801 Main Street, Suite 500
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
Attn: Dave Arteberry
Phone No.: (816)283-5137
Fax No.: (816)283-5326
Email:
arteberry@gkbaum.com
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