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File #: 1402-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/18/2017 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize the issuance of limited tax notes in an amount not to exceed $8,500,000.00, to refund outstanding bond anticipation notes issued for the purpose of financing the costs of the transportation projects ($8,500,000.00). Section 44-1(b) of the City Charter.
Attachments: 1. 1402-2017 DAX attachment
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the issuance of limited tax notes in an amount not to exceed $8,500,000, to refund outstanding bond anticipation notes issued for the purpose of financing the costs of the transportation projects associated with the original construction of the Fourth & Elm Streets and the Front & Rich Streets Parking Garages. The original note was issued in 2009 in the amount of $29,500,000 and since then has been paid down annually. Proceeds from the 2017 note sale will be used to provide for the payment of a portion of the 2016 notes that will mature on August 4, 2017 ($8,500,000).

Section 44-1(b) of the City Charter.

Title
To authorize the issuance of limited tax notes in an amount not to exceed $8,500,000.00, to refund outstanding bond anticipation notes issued for the purpose of financing the costs of the transportation projects ($8,500,000.00).

Section 44-1(b) of the City Charter.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 1614-2016, duly adopted by the City Council (the “Council”) of the City of Columbus, Ohio (the “Municipality” or the “City”) on June 27, 2016, notes in the principal amount of $11,800,000 (the “Outstanding Notes”), dated August 4, 2016, were issued in anticipation of the issuance of bonds for the purposes of: widening, opening, extending, constructing, paving, repaving, improving and changing the line of expressways, freeways, roads, highways, bikeways, streets, alleys, bridges, viaducts, overpasses, underpasses, grade crossing eliminations, service and access roads, and sidewalks, including development of off-street parking facilities, the acquisition and installation of parking meters, traffic control systems, equipment and signs and related appurtenances thereto, the acquisition of real estate and interests in real estate and related equipment, and landscaping and making site improvements; and such notes mature on August 4, 2017; and
WHEREAS, it appears advisable in lieu of issuing bonds at this time to iss...

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