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File #: O-446-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 8/5/2021 In control: Finance Department
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action: 8/17/2021
Title: Providing for the issuance and sale of $2,085,000 of notes, in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, to pay costs of constructing, reconstructing and rehabilitating sidewalks, including, where necessary, driveway approaches and curbs, in certain locations on designated streets; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Signed FOC, 2. Audio: City Council August 17, 2021
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GONotesAssessedSidewalks
Finance
Melanie Campbell (x1252)/Bryan Benner (x1194)/Jamie Takacs (x1468)
Revised

Title
Providing for the issuance and sale of $2,085,000 of notes, in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, to pay costs of constructing, reconstructing and rehabilitating sidewalks, including, where necessary, driveway approaches and curbs, in certain locations on designated streets; and declaring an emergency.
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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the issuance of general obligation bond anticipation notes that the City plans to sell in October of 2021. The amount received from the sale of the notes authorized by this ordinance will be used, together with other funds, to retire a prior sidewalk improvement note maturing on October 14, 2021 and to provide funding for portions of the City's 2021 Sidewalk Program. With the issuance of these notes and the retirement of the prior note, the City's outstanding debt for sidewalk improvements will be decreased by a net amount of $375,000. Because the amount of debt is being reduced, there will be no negative impact on debt limits.
Pursuant to Ordinance No. 338-20 passed by this Council on September 1, 2020, a note in anticipation of bonds in the amount of $2,460,000 dated as of October 15, 2020, (the Outstanding Note) was issued for the purpose described in Section 1, which Outstanding Note is to mature on October 14, 2021.
This Council finds and determines that the City should retire the Outstanding Note with the proceeds of the Notes described in Section 3 and other funds available to the City and provide an additional $750,000 for costs of the City's 2021 Sidewalk Program.
The Director of Finance as fiscal officer of this City has certified to this Council that the estimated life or period of usefulness of the improvements described in Section 1 is at least five years, the estimated maximum maturity of the Bonds described in Section 1 is twenty years, less the period in excess of twe...

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