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File #: 2021-0123   
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 5/27/2021 Final action: 5/27/2021
Title: CONSIDER: A. Adopting a Resolution, Attachment A, that: 1. Authorizes the negotiated sale and issuance of up to $850 million in aggregate principal amount of Measure R Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds in one or more series, to finance capital projects; and refinance outstanding commercial paper notes. 2. Approves the forms of the Supplemental Trust Agreement, Continuing Disclosure Certificate, Preliminary Official Statement, Bond Purchase Contract 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 subject to modification as set forth in the Resolution; 3. Authorizes taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of bond documentation associated with the issuance of the Measure R Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2021-A (the "Bonds"). (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE.)
Sponsors: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
Indexes: Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, Construction, Debt, Measure R, Policy, Request For Proposal, Resolution
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Authorizing Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Finding of Benefit Resolution, 3. Additional Documents
Related files: 2021-0440
Meeting_Body
FINANCE, BUDGET & AUDIT COMMITTEE
MAY 19, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: MEASURE R BONDS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. Adopting a Resolution, Attachment A, that:

1. Authorizes the negotiated sale and issuance of up to $850 million in aggregate principal amount of Measure R Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds in one or more series, to finance capital projects; and refinance outstanding commercial paper notes.

2. Approves the forms of the Supplemental Trust Agreement, Continuing Disclosure Certificate, Preliminary Official Statement, Bond Purchase Contract 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 subject to modification as set forth in the Resolution;

3. Authorizes taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of bond documentation associated with the issuance of the Measure R Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2021-A (the "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. Measure R new-money bond issues are permitted to provide funding for eligible expenditures on highway, commuter rail, bus and rail capital projects (collectively, the "Projects").

Background
BACKGROUND

Approval of the above recommendations will authorize the issuance of the Bonds, with a par amount not to exceed $850 million of tax-exempt fixed rate bonds, which will fund or reimburse LACMTA for Measure R eligible capital projects and expenditures and refinance commercial paper notes, the proceeds of which financed such costs.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The Measure R Ordinance (Ordinance) anticipated and authorized the use of debt to finance projects in the Measure R Expenditure Plan. Metro's Long Range Tran...

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