NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
CITY OF CHARLES TOWN BONDS ORDINANCE 

A public hearing will be held on the following‑entitled Ordinance at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Charles Town (the “City”) to be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia, and at such hearing any person interested may appear before the City and present protests, and all protests and suggestions shall be heard by the City and it shall then take such actions as it shall deem proper in the premises upon an Ordinance entitled:

CITY OF CHARLES TOWN

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN ADDITIONS, BETTERMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE PORTIONS OF THE  EXISTING COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF CHARLES TOWN AND THE FINANCING OF THE COST THEREOF, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED, THROUGH THE ISSUANCE BY THE CITY OF NOT MORE THAN $9,500,000 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2015 A (TAX EXEMPT); PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF, AND THE SECURITY FOR, THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF SUCH BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT, A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE BONDS; AND ENACTING OTHER PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH BONDS.

The above‑quoted title of the Ordinance describes generally the contents thereof and the purposes of the Series 2015 A Bonds contemplated thereby.  The City contemplates the issuance of the Series 2015 A Bonds described in the Ordinance.  The proceeds of the Series 2015 A Bonds will be used (i) to finance the cost of acquisition and construction of certain additions, betterments and improvements to the sewerage portion of the combined waterworks and sewerage system of the Issuer, (ii) to fund a reserve account for the Series 2015 A Bonds, and (iii) to pay certain costs of issuance of the Series 2015 A Bonds and related costs.  The Series 2015 A Bonds are payable solely from revenues to be derived from the ownership and operation of the system of the City.

The above-entitled Ordinance was adopted by the Council of the City of Charles Town on July 20, 2015.  A certified copy of the above‑entitled Ordinance is on file with the City for review by interested parties during regular office hours.

Following the public hearing, the City intends to enact the Ordinance upon final reading.

A second public hearing will be held on the following‑entitled Ordinance at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Charles Town to be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, at 7:10 p.m. at the City Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia, and at such hearing any person interested may appear before the City and present protests, and all protests and suggestions shall be heard by the City and it shall then take such actions as it shall deem proper in the premises upon an Ordinance entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE REFUNDING OF THE ISSUER’S OUTSTANDING COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2002 C AND THE FINANCING OF THE COST THEREOF, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED, AND PAYING COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND RELATED COSTS, THROUGH THE ISSUANCE OF COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2015 B OF THE CITY IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT MORE THAN $3,500,000; PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF, AND THE SECURITY FOR, THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF SUCH BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A TAX CERTIFICATE, AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT, A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT, A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS; AUTHORIZING THE SALE AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF SUCH BONDS AND ADOPTING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING THERETO.

The above‑quoted title of the Ordinance describes generally the contents thereof and the purposes of the Series 2015 B Bonds contemplated thereby.  The City contemplates the issuance of the Series 2015 B Bonds described in the Ordinance.  The proceeds of the Series 2015 B Bonds will be used: (i) to finance the costs of currently refunding the Issuer’s Series 2006 B Bonds, (ii) to fund the Series 2015 B Bonds Reserve Account, and (iii) to pay certain costs of issuance of the Series 2015 B Bonds and related costs.  The Series 2015 B Bonds are payable solely from revenues to be derived from the ownership and operation of the system of the City.

The above-entitled Ordinance was adopted by the Council of the City of Charles Town on July 20, 2015.  A certified copy of the above‑entitled Ordinance is on file with the City for review by interested parties during regular office hours.

Following the public hearing, the City intends to enact the Ordinance upon final reading.

A third public hearing will be held on the following‑entitled Ordinance at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Charles Town to be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, at 7:15 p.m. at the City Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia, and at such hearing any person interested may appear before the City and present protests, and all protests and suggestions shall be heard by the City and it shall then take such actions as it shall deem proper in the premises upon an Ordinance entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE REFUNDING OF THE ISSUER’S OUTSTANDING COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2009 A AND THE FINANCING OF THE COST THEREOF, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED, AND PAYING COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND RELATED COSTS, THROUGH THE ISSUANCE OF COMBINED WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2015 C OF THE CITY IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT MORE THAN $5,500,000; PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF, AND THE SECURITY FOR, THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF SUCH BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A TAX CERTIFICATE, AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT, A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT, A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS; AUTHORIZING THE SALE AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF SUCH BONDS AND ADOPTING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING THERETO.

The above‑quoted title of the Ordinance describes generally the contents thereof and the purposes of the Series 2015 C Bonds contemplated thereby.  The City contemplates the issuance of the Series 2015 C Bonds described in the Ordinance.  The proceeds of the Series 2015 C Bonds will be used (i) to finance the costs of currently refunding the Issuer’s Series 2006 B Bonds, (ii) to fund the Series 2015 C Bonds Reserve Account, and (iii) to pay certain costs of issuance of the Series 2015 C Bonds and related costs.  The Series 2015 C Bonds are payable solely from revenues to be derived from the ownership and operation of the system of the City.

The above-entitled Ordinance was adopted by the Council of the City of Charles Town on July 20, 2015.  A certified copy of the above‑entitled Ordinance is on file with the City for review by interested parties during regular office hours.

Following the public hearing, the City intends to enact the Ordinance upon final reading.

/s/ Peggy A. Smith

Mayor

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