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File #: 20-5672   
Type: Procedural
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/29/2020
Posting Language: Approving the following four items relating to financial matters of the San Antonio Water System: [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. Attachment B, 3. Draft Resolution A, 4. Draft Resolution B, 5. Draft Resolution C, 6. Draft Ordinance D
Related files: 20-6336, 20-6337, 20-6338, 20-6339
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DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide


SUBJECT:

Approval of the following four items relating to financial matters of the San Antonio Water System.


SUMMARY:

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) requests City Council approve:

A. Resolution, for the San Antonio Water System, authorizing the cash redemption/defeasance of certain outstanding debt obligations in an amount not to exceed $71,045,000 par, to reduce future debt service.

B. Resolution authorizing the submittal of an application requesting financial assistance under the Texas Water Development Board's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program in the amount not to exceed $21,613,000 for funding of certain qualified water projects for the San Antonio Water System.

C. Resolution, for the San Antonio Water System, establishing the City's intention to reimburse itself for the prior lawful capital expenditures of funds from the proceeds of tax-exempt obligations not to exceed $21,613,000.

D. Ordinance authorizing the issuance of obligations designated as "City of San Antonio, Texas Water System Junior Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2020D" (Series 2020D), in an amount not to exceed $11,805,000 to be sold to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program.


The above ordinance includes a delegation of authority by the San Antonio City Council to SAWS' Designated Financial Officers, defined as either the President/Chief Executive Officer or the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of SAWS, as permitted by Chapter 1371, as amended, of the Texas Government Code.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City Council exercises its oversight of SAWS through the approval of rates and charges, authorization of debt issuances, approval of all condemnations, and the appointment of all Trustees except the Mayor who serve as an ex-officio member.

The San Antonio Water System (S...

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