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File #: 171699    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/27/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the sale and issuance of up to $60,000,000 Water System Second Lien Revenue Bonds.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: BONDS, GOVERNMENT, WATER WORKS
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Note, 2. Comptroller Letter, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Hearing Notice List
Number
171699

Version
Original

Reference
981240, 131057

Sponsor
The Chair

Title
Resolution authorizing the sale and issuance of up to $60,000,000 Water System Second Lien Revenue Bonds.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (the “Municipality”) owns and operates a water system (the “System”) which is operated for a public purpose as a public utility by the Municipality; and

Whereas, Certain improvements to the System are necessary to meet the needs of the Municipality and the residents thereof, consisting of the construction of one or more capital improvements of the System each constituting a “Project” eligible for funding under the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program administered by the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (the “Department of Natural Resources”); and

Whereas, Under the provisions of Chapter 66 of the Wisconsin Statutes any municipality may, by action of its governing body, provide for purchasing, acquiring, constructing, extending, adding to, improving, operating and managing a public utility from the proceeds of bonds, which bonds are to be payable only from the revenues received from any source by such utility, including all rentals and fees; and

Whereas, The Municipality deems it to be necessary, desirable and in its best interest to authorize and sell water system revenue bonds of the Municipality payable solely from the revenues of the System, pursuant to the provisions of Section 66.0621 of the Wisconsin Statutes, to pay the costs of the Projects; and

Whereas, Other than “preliminary expenditures” as defined in the Treas. Reg. 26 CFR 1.150-2 in an amount not exceeding 20% of the principal amount of the bonds authorized to be issued by this resolution, or other than a “de minimis” amount as defined in Treas. Reg. 26 CFR 1.150-2 in an amount not exceeding the lesser of $100,000 or 5% of the principal amount of the bonds authorized to be issued by this resolution, all of the proceeds lo...

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