FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2003 TO JUNE 30, 2004



WHEREAS, the Board of Finance has transmitted to the Board of Representatives its recommended capital budget for the ensuing year, commencing July 1, 2003 and ending June 30, 2004 for final action by the Board of Representatives


BE AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF STAMFORD THAT the itemized estimate of receipts and expenditures for the ensuing year 2003-2004 in the budget as submitted by the Mayor, and as acted upon by the Board of Representatives in the amount of


$37,061,221.00 - Capital Budget


BE AND IT IS HEREBY ACCEPTED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED, and specific appropriations are hereby made for each of the several items in the amounts appearing in the capital budget under the column heading “Board of Representatives” recording the approval, or other action, of said Board of Representatives to such items in the aggregate amount of $37,061,221.00.





Section 1.  $37,061,221.00 general obligation bonds are authorized to be issued in one or more series for the capital budget appropriations made herein, provided that the total amount of bonds to be issued shall be reduced by the Director of Administration in the amount necessary to meet the City’s share of the cost of each such appropriation determined after considering the estimated amounts of any federal and state grants-in-aid thereof, or the actual amounts thereof if this be ascertainable.  The bonds shall be general obligations of the City and each of the bonds shall recite that every requirement of law relating to its issue has been duly complied with, that such bond is within every debt and other limit prescribed by law, and that the full faith and credit of the City are pledged to the payment of the principal thereof and interest thereon.  The aggregate principal amount of

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bonds to be issued, the annual installments of principal, redemption provisions, if any, the certifying bank, registrar, transfer agent and paying agent, the date, time and manner of issue and sale and other terms, details and particulars of such bonds shall be determined by the Board of Finance. The bonds shall be sold at not less than par and accrued interest on the basis of the lowest net or true interest cost to the City.


                        Section 2.  The Mayor and Director of Administration are authorized, subject to the approval of the Board of Finance, to make tem­porary borrowings in anticipation of the receipt of the proceeds of said bonds.  Notes evidencing such borrowings shall be designated “Bond Anticipation Notes”, be signed by the manual or facsimile


signatures of the Mayor and the Controller, have the seal or a facsimile of the City affixed, be certified by and payable at a bank or trust company de­sig­nated by the Director of Administration, and be approved as to their legality by Robinson & Cole LLP, Attorneys-at-Law, of Hartford.  They shall be issued with maturity dates which comply with the provisions of the General Statutes governing the issuance of such notes, as the same may be amended from time to time.  The notes shall be general obligations of the City and each of the notes shall recite that every requirement of law relating to its issue has been duly complied with, that such note is within every debt and other limit prescribed by law, and that the full faith and credit of the City are pledged to the payment of the principal thereof and the interest thereon.  The net interest cost on such notes, including renewals thereof, and the expense of preparing, issuing and marketing them, may be included as a cost of the capital budget items approved hereby, to the extent such interest is paid from the proceeds of such renewals or said bonds..  Upon the sale of the bonds, the proceeds thereof, to the extent required, shall be applied forthwith to the payment of the principal of and the interest on any such notes then outstanding or shall be deposited with a bank or trust company in trust for such purpose.


                        Section 3.  The City hereby expresses its official intent pursuant to §1.150-2 of the Federal Income Tax Regulations, Title 26 (the "Regulations"), to reimburse expenditures paid sixty days prior to and anytime after the date of passage of this resolution in the maximum amount and for the capital improvements described herein with the proceeds of bonds, notes, or other obligations authorized to be issued by the City.  Said bonds, notes or other obligations shall be issued to reimburse such expenditures not later than 18 months after the later of the date of the expenditure or the substantial completion of the project, or such later date the Regulations may authorize.  The City hereby certifies that the intention to reimburse as expressed herein is based upon its reasonable expectations as of this date.  The Director of Administration or his designee is authorized to pay project expenses in accordance herewith pending the issuance of reimbursement bonds, and to amend this declaration.

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                        Section 4.  The Mayor, the Director of Administration and the Controller, or any two of them, are hereby authorized, on behalf of the City, to enter into agreements or otherwise covenant for the benefit of bondholders to provide information on an annual or other periodic basis to nationally recognized municipal securities information repositories or state based information repositories (the "Repositories") and to provide notices to the Repositories of material events as enumerated in Securities and Exchange Commission Exchange Act Rule  15c2-12, as amended, as may be necessary, appropriate or desirable to effect the sale of the bonds and notes authorized by this resolution.  Any agreements or representations to provide information to Repositories made prior hereto are hereby confirmed, ratified and approved.




    Annie M. Summerville, Clerk of the Board



cc:       Mayor Dannel P. Malloy

Thomas Cassone, Esq., Director of Legal Affairs

Tim Curtin, Director of Operations

Benjamin Barnes, Director of Public Safety, Health & Welfare

Thomas Hamilton, Director of Administration

Anthony Mazzullo, Superintendent of Schools

Donna Loglisci, Town & City Clerk

Gerald Fox III, Chair, Board of Finance