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Commission Board Meeting on Wed, September 11, 2002 - 6:35 PM

Meeting Information: 

  • Convene

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Consider approval of minutes of March 27 and April 3, 2002 

(a) Consider approval of Commission Orders

 (2) Consider approval of Resolution authorizing and providing for the sale, issuance and delivery of $16,575,000* principal amount of General Obligation Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2002-A, of Douglas County, Kansas, for the purpose of providing funds to refund a portion of the issuer's outstanding General Obligation Sales Tax Bonds and Notes; providing for the levy and collection of an annual tax for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on said bonds as they become due; making certain covenants and agreements to provide for the payment and security thereof and authorizing certain other documents and actions connected therewith

 (3) Other Business
  (a) Consider approval of Accounts Payable (if necessary)
  (b) Appointments
  (c) Miscellaneous
  (d) Public Comment

 (4) Adjourn

Meeting Location: 
County Courthouse
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Meeting Minutes: 

Chairman McElhaney called the meeting to order at 6:35 P.M. on Wednesday, September 11, 2002, with all members present. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes of March 27 and April 3, 2002; Jones seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Johnson moved approval of the following Consent Agenda:

  • Approve Commissioners Order Nos. 5052 and 5053. Orders are on file in the office of the County Clerk.

The Board considered approval of a Resolution No. 02-19 authorizing the continued offering for sale of General Obligation Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2002-A and General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2002-B, of Douglas County, Kansas. Johnson made a motion to authorize U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, as Underwriter, to continue to monitor the refinancing of the County's outstanding general obligation bonds for a period of 90 days and that the Underwriter is authorized to move forward with the refunding of such general obligation bonds provided that the present value savings is equal to or exceeds $300,000. Motion was seconded by Jones and carried unanimously.

Jones moved for adjournment; Johnson seconded and the motion carried.

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Jere McElhaney, Chairman Bob Johnson, Member


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Patty Jaimes, County Clerk Charles Jones, Member