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File #: 2020-0197    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2020 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2020
Enactment date: 7/8/2020 Enactment #: 19114
Title: AN ORDINANCE providing long-term financing for capital needs of the county's sewer system by authorizing the issuance of junior lien sewer revenue bonds and multi-modal limited tax general obligation bonds (payable from sewer revenues) of the county in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000 to provide funds for acquiring and constructing improvements to the sewer system; providing for the form, terms and covenants of such bonds; providing for the sale of the bonds in one or more series; establishing funds for the receipt and expenditure of bond proceeds and for the payment of the bonds; pledging sewer revenues to pay the principal of and interest on junior lien sewer revenue bonds issued under this ordinance; and pledging the annual levy of taxes and an additional pledge of sewer revenues to pay the principal of and interest on multi-modal limited tax general obligation bonds issued under this ordinance.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Bonds, Funds
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19114, 2. A. Outstanding Sewer Obligations, 3. B. Form of Junior Lien Obligations, 4. C. Form of Multi-Modal LTGO Sewer Revenue Bonds, 5. 2020-0197 UPDATED 3. fiscal note 2020 WTD Interim Financing Program (002), 6. 2020-0197 2. Transmittal Letter - 2020 WTD Interim Financing Program Revised 5-20-20, 7. 2020-0197 Signed Transmittal Letter - 2020 WTD Interim Financing Program Revised 5-20-20, 8. 2020-0197 1. Legislative Review Form - 2020 WTD Interim Financing Program
Drafter
Clerk 05/29/2020
Title
AN ORDINANCE providing long-term financing for capital needs of the county's sewer system by authorizing the issuance of junior lien sewer revenue bonds and multi-modal limited tax general obligation bonds (payable from sewer revenues) of the county in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000 to provide funds for acquiring and constructing improvements to the sewer system; providing for the form, terms and covenants of such bonds; providing for the sale of the bonds in one or more series; establishing funds for the receipt and expenditure of bond proceeds and for the payment of the bonds; pledging sewer revenues to pay the principal of and interest on junior lien sewer revenue bonds issued under this ordinance; and pledging the annual levy of taxes and an additional pledge of sewer revenues to pay the principal of and interest on multi-modal limited tax general obligation bonds issued under this ordinance.
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PREAMBLE:
The county owns and operates facilities for the conveyance and treatment of sewage and the control of combined sewer overflows that include wastewater treatment plants, interceptor and trunk sewers, pumping stations, regulator stations, outfall sewers, storm sewers to divert stormwater from sanitary sewers, lands for application of biosolids, property rights and buildings and other structures and equipment (collectively "the System"), all in accordance with a comprehensive plan for metropolitan water pollution abatement under the authority of chapters 36.56 and 35.58 of the Revised Code of Washington ("RCW").
Long term service agreements with participating municipalities and other entities ("the Participants") obligate the county to treat and dispose of sewage collected by the Participants. The Participants must pay the costs of these services, including debt service on bonds payable from sewer revenues, including the bonds authorized by this ordinance, and other indebtedness payable from and sec...

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