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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Notice of Intention to Issue City of Dayton, TX Certificates of Obligation

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE

CITY OF DAYTON, TEXAS

CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Dayton, Texas will convene at its regular meeting place in the City Hall in Dayton, Texas, at 6:00 o’clock P.M., Dayton, Texas time on April 20, 2020, and, during such meeting, the City Council will consider the passage of an ordinance or ordinances and take such other actions as may be deemed necessary to authorize the issuance of one or more series of certificates of obligation (the Certificates) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $5,500,000 for the purpose or purposes of paying contractual obligations of the City to be incurred for making permanent public improvements and for other public purposes, to-wit:  (1) designing, constructing, acquiring, purchasing, renovating, enlarging, and improving the City’s utility system, including the purchase and installation of water meters; (2) designing, constructing, acquiring, purchasing, renovating, enlarging, and improving various City-owned facilities, including HVAC improvements; (3) constructing, acquiring, purchasing, renovating, enlarging, and improving parks and recreation facilities within the City, including lighting fixtures and score boards; (4) designing, acquiring, constructing, renovating, enlarging, improving, and installing energy management and conservation equipment for City-owned facilities, including energy efficient lighting fixtures; (5) the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, machinery, landscaping, land, and rights-of-way for authorized needs and purposes relating to the aforementioned capital improvements; and (6) payment for professional services relating to the design, construction, project management, and financing of the aforementioned projects.  The Certificates will be payable from the levy of an annual ad valorem tax, within the limitations prescribed by law, upon all taxable property within the City and from a lien on and pledge of certain revenues derived by the City from the operation of the City’s utility system.  In accordance with Section 271.049, as amended, Texas Local Government Code, (i) the current principal amount of all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes is $29,840,000; (ii) the current combined principal and interest required to pay all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes on time and in full is $36,220,112.50; (iii) the estimated combined principal and interest required to pay the Certificates to be authorized on time and in full is $7,387,100; (iv) the maximum interest rate for the Certificates may not exceed the maximum legal interest rate; and (v) the maximum maturity date of the Certificates to be authorized is August 1, 2040.  The Certificates are to be issued, and this notice is given, under and pursuant to the provisions of the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, as amended, Texas Local Government Code Section 271.041 through Section 271.064, Chapter 1502, as amended, Texas Government Code, and the City’s Home Rule Charter.

               /s/   Jennifer Billings                 

City Secretary,

City of Dayton, Texas


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