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File #: 19-508    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 8/14/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/24/2019 Final action: 9/24/2019
Title: Ordinance No. 19-61 of the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado providing for the refunding of certain outstanding Utilities System Revenue Bonds of the City; providing for the extension, betterment, other improvement and equipment of the City of Colorado Springs Utilities System; providing for the issuance and sale of the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Utilities System Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $110,000,000, payable solely out of the net revenues to be derived from the operation of the City of Colorado Springs Utilities System; authorizing the execution by the City of a Paying Agent Agreement, a Bond Purchase Agreement and an Official Statement related thereto; and providing other matters relating thereto: Presenter: Scott Shewey, Acting Chief Planning and Financial Officer, Colorado Springs Utilities Aram Benyamin, Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Springs Utilities
Attachments: 1. CSU 2019A Bond Ordinance 4834-5197-4812_4, 2. Signed Ordinance 19-61.pdf

Title
Ordinance No. 19-61 of the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado providing for the refunding of certain outstanding Utilities System Revenue Bonds of the City; providing for the extension, betterment, other improvement and equipment of the City of Colorado Springs Utilities System; providing for the issuance and sale of the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Utilities System Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $110,000,000, payable solely out of the net revenues to be derived from the operation of the City of Colorado Springs Utilities System; authorizing the execution by the City of a Paying Agent Agreement, a Bond Purchase Agreement and an Official Statement related thereto; and providing other matters relating thereto:

Presenter:
Scott Shewey, Acting Chief Planning and Financial Officer, Colorado Springs Utilities
Aram Benyamin, Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Springs Utilities

Body
Summary:
The attached Ordinance addresses the issuance of the Utilities System Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A ("2019A Bonds"), which will refund the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Variable Rate Demand Utilities System Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2000A ("2000A Bonds"), pay certain costs of issuing the Bonds; and pay the Surety Premium.


Background:
The 2000A Bonds are callable from current bondholders and it has been determined that the refunding of these bonds is beneficial to the City. The City will potentially receive a net present value savings on current bond expenses and also reduce risks in the debt portfolio associated with variable rate debt. The maturity payment schedule of the 2019A bonds will further levelize the City's debt service schedule over the next 10 years.

Previous Council Action:
City Council approves a similar Ordinance for each new bond issue, whether for capital additions, capital improvement projects or refunding of a prior bond issue or issues.

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