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Record No: CB 119921    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119921
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/23/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126221
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the electric system of The City of Seattle; adopting a system or plan of additions and betterments to and extensions of the existing municipal light and electric power generation, transmission, and distribution system of the City; authorizing the issuance and sale of municipal light and power revenue bonds for the purposes of providing funds to pay part of the cost of carrying out that system or plan, providing for the reserve fund requirement (if any), and paying the costs of issuance of the bonds; providing parameters for the bond sale terms including conditions, covenants, and other sale terms; describing the lien of the bonds and authorizing their issuance as either senior lien parity bonds or junior lien bonds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Attachments: 1. Ex A – Outstanding Parity Bonds, 2. Ex B – Form of Continuing Disclosure Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 126221, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the electric system of The City of Seattle; adopting a system or plan of additions and betterments to and extensions of the existing municipal light and electric power generation, transmission, and distribution system of the City; authorizing the issuance and sale of municipal light and power revenue bonds for the purposes of providing funds to pay part of the cost of carrying out that system or plan, providing for the reserve fund requirement (if any), and paying the costs of issuance of the bonds; providing parameters for the bond sale terms including conditions, covenants, and other sale terms; describing the lien of the bonds and authorizing their issuance as either senior lien parity bonds or junior lien bonds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle (the "City") owns, operates, and maintains a municipal light and electric power generation, transmission, and distribution system (the "Light System") which Light System has from time to time required various additions, improvements, betterments, and extensions; and
WHEREAS, the City needs to acquire and construct certain additions, improvements, and betterments to and extensions of the Light System (the "Plan of Additions") as described in this ordinance, and needs to borrow funds to pay a portion of the costs of carrying out such Plan of Additions; and
WHEREAS, the City currently has outstanding certain municipal light and power revenue bonds (as identified in Exhibit A, the "Outstanding Parity Bonds") having a charge and lien upon Gross Revenues of the Light System available after payment of Operating and Maintenance Expense ("Net Revenue") prior and superior to all other charges whatsoever; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Outstanding Parity Bond ordinances, the City reserved the right to issue additional municipal light and power revenue bonds ("Future Parity B...

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