NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CITY OF BLUEFIELD BOND ORDINANCE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CITY OF BLUEFIELD BOND ORDINANCE

A public hearing will be held on the following entitled Ordinance at a regular meeting of the Council of The City of Bluefield (the “City”) to be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at the City Hall, 200 Rogers Street, Bluefield, 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:

THE CITY OF BLUEFIELD

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF THE SEWER SURPLUS REVENUE NOTES, SERIES 2017 A, THE ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN EXTENSIONS, ADDITIONS, BETTERMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE EXISTING PUBLIC SEWERAGE SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF BLUEFIELD AND THE FINANCING OF THE COST THEREOF, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED, THROUGH THE ISSUANCE BY THE CITY OF BLUEFIELD OF NOT MORE THAN $3,500,000 IN ORIGINAL AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SEWER REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2020 A (WEST VIRGINIA SRF PROGRAM); AND NOT MORE THAN $13,500,000 IN ORIGINAL AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SEWER REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2020 B (VIRGINIA WATER FACILITIES REVOLVING FUND) PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF AND SECURITY FOR THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF SUCH BONDS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS; APPROVING A LOAN AGREEMENT AND FINANCING AGREEMENT RELATING TO SUCH BONDS; 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 Bonds contemplated thereby. The City contemplates the issuance of the Bonds described in the Ordinance. The proceeds of the Bonds will be used (i) to pay the Sewer Surplus Revenue Notes; (ii) to pay a portion the costs of acquisition and construction of certain additions, betterments and improvements to the existing public sewerage system; and (iii) to pay certain costs of issuance of the Bonds and related costs. The Bonds are payable solely from revenues to be derived from the ownership and operation of the system of the City. No taxes may at any time be levied for the payment of the Bonds or the interest thereon.

The above-entitled Ordinance was adopted by the Council of The City of Bluefield on January 28, 2020. 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/ Ron Martin
Mayor

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