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File #: 2018-0595   
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2018 Final action:
Title: ADOPT a resolution, Attachment A, that: A. AUTHORIZES the negotiated bond sale and issuance of up to $650 million in aggregate principal amount of bonds (Proposition C Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, 2019) in one or more series, to finance capital projects and refinance outstanding commercial paper and revolving credit notes; B. APPROVES the forms of the supplemental trust agreement, continuing disclosure certificate, preliminary official statement and such other documents as required for the issuance of the bonds, and approves related documents on file with the Board Secretary as set forth in the resolution and all of which are subject to modification as set forth in the Resolution; C. APPROVES the form of the bond purchase contract on file with the Board Secretary, that will be entered into with the underwriters as listed in Attachment B hereto; and D. AUTHORIZES taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of...
Sponsors: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
Indexes: Capital Project, Contracts, Debt, Proposition A, Proposition C, Request For Proposal, Resolution
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Authorizing Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Summary of Underwriter Selection, 3. Documents on File
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FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 14, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: PROPOSITION C BONDS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
ADOPT a resolution, Attachment A, that:

A. AUTHORIZES the negotiated bond sale and issuance of up to $650 million in aggregate principal amount of bonds (Proposition C Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, 2019) in one or more series, to finance capital projects and refinance outstanding commercial paper and revolving credit notes;

B. APPROVES the forms of the supplemental trust agreement, continuing disclosure certificate, preliminary official statement and such other documents as required for the issuance of the bonds, and approves related documents on file with the Board Secretary as set forth in the resolution and all of which are subject to modification as set forth in the Resolution;

C. APPROVES the form of the bond purchase contract on file with the Board Secretary, that will be entered into with the underwriters as listed in Attachment B hereto; and

D. AUTHORIZES taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of the bond purchase contract and bond documentation associated with the issuance of the 2019 Prop C bonds.

(REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE)
Issue
ISSUE

The Debt Policy provides guidelines for new money financings that may be long-term or short-term. Prop C new money bond issues are permitted to provide funding for eligible expenditures on highway, commuter rail, bus and rail capital projects.

Background
BACKGROUND

The 2019 Prop C Bonds, with a par amount not to exceed $650 million of fixed rate bonds, will fund or reimburse LACMTA for Prop C eligible capital projects and expenditures and refinance commercial paper, the proceeds of which financed such costs. We need to obtain the funds for ongoing and planned transportation capital projects and lock in current interest rates.

Dis...

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