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Legislation #: 030280 Introduction Date: 3/6/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/30/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the issuance of Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds (MasterCard International, LLC, Project) Series 2003D, in an amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00, for the purpose of acquiring, improving, equipping and constructing a data processing facility in the City and authorizing the City to accept a deed for real property and a bill of sale for personal property financed with the bond proceeds, to lease the real and personal property to MasterCard International, LLC, to direct the City Clerk to file appropriate statements with the appropriate county office and Secretary of State, to enter into certain documents related to the sale and lease, and to take certain actions in connection therewith.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/20/2003

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

3/6/2003

Prepare to Introduce

3/6/2003

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

3/12/2003

Do Pass

3/13/2003

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

3/20/2003

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 030280

 

Authorizing the issuance of Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds (MasterCard International, LLC, Project) Series 2003D, in an amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00, for the purpose of acquiring, improving, equipping and constructing a data processing facility in the City and authorizing the City to accept a deed for real property and a bill of sale for personal property financed with the bond proceeds, to lease the real and personal property to MasterCard International, LLC, to direct the City Clerk to file appropriate statements with the appropriate county office and Secretary of State, to enter into certain documents related to the sale and lease, and to take certain actions in connection therewith.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, a constitutional charter city and municipal corporation of the State of Missouri (the "City") is authorized pursuant to the provisions of Article VI, Section 27 of the Missouri Constitution, as amended, and Sections 100.010 to 100.15, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the City of Kansas City Charter (collectively, the "Act"), to issue its revenue bonds for the carrying out of a project under the Act, such revenue bonds to be paid solely from revenue received from such project, and to enter into a lease of the facilities financed with the proceeds of such revenue bonds with any person, firm or corporation; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has approved a plan for an industrial development project in the City for MasterCard International, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Company"), consisting of the acquisition, construction, improvement and equipping of a data processing facility including land, buildings, structures, equipment, fixtures and improvements (the "Project") to be leased to the Company; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has heretofore and does hereby find and determine that it is desirable for the economic development of the City and within the public purposes of the Act that the City issue its Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds (MasterCard International, LLC, Project) Series 2003D, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00 (the "Bonds"), for the purpose of paying the costs of the Project, as more fully described in the Indenture and in the Lease Agreement hereinafter authorized, which Project shall be leased by the City to the Company; and

 

WHEREAS, the City further finds and determines that it is necessary and desirable in connection with the issuance of the Bonds that the City enter into certain documents, and that the City take certain other actions and approve the execution of certain other documents as herein provided; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. Authorization for the Project. The Mayor, Director of Finance and other City officials as required are hereby authorized to provide for the acquisition, construction and improvement of the Project, all in the manner and as more particularly described in the Indenture and the Lease Agreement hereinafter authorized. The City is hereby authorized to accept a deed for real property and a bill of sale for personal property financed with the bond proceeds, and directs the City Clerk to file or cause to be filed appropriate statements with the appropriate county office and the


Secretary of State to evidence such ownership.

 

Section 2. Authorization of the Bonds. The Mayor, Director of Finance and other City officials as required are hereby authorized to issue and sell the City's Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds (MasterCard International, LLC, Project) Series 2003D, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00, for the purpose of providing funds to pay the costs of the Project. The Bonds shall be issued and secured pursuant to the herein authorized Indenture and shall bear such date, shall mature at such time, shall be in such denominations, shall bear interest at such rates, shall be in such form, shall be subject to redemption and other terms and conditions, and shall be issued in such manner, subject to such provisions, covenants and agreements, as are set forth in the Indenture. The Bonds and the interest thereon shall be limited obligations of the City payable solely out of the payments, revenues and receipts derived by the City from the Lease Agreement described below, and such payments, revenues and receipts shall be pledged and assigned to the Trustee named below as security for the payment of the Bonds as provided in the Indenture.

 

Section 3. Authorization of Documents. The Mayor, Director of Finance and other City officials as required are hereby authorized to enter into the following documents (the "City Documents"), in substantially the forms presented to and reviewed by the City Council (copies of which documents shall be filed in the official records of the City), with such changes therein as shall be approved by the officials of the City executing such documents, such officials' signatures thereon being conclusive evidence of their approval thereof:

 

(a) Trust Indenture dated as of date set forth therein (the "Indenture"), between the City and UMB Bank, N.A., as trustee (the "Trustee"), pursuant to which the Bonds shall be issued and the City shall pledge the Project and assign the payments, revenues and receipts received pursuant to the Lease Agreement to the Trustee for the benefit and security of the owners of the Bonds upon the terms and conditions as set forth in said form of Indenture.

 

(b) Lease Agreement dated as of the date set forth therein (the "Lease Agreement"), between the City and the Company, under which the City will acquire the Project and lease the Project to the Company pursuant to the terms and conditions in said Lease Agreement, in consideration of rental payments by the Company which will be sufficient to pay the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on the Bonds.

 

(c) Bond Purchase Agreement dated as of the date set forth therein (the "Bond Purchase Agreement"), between the City and the purchaser of the Bonds.

 

 

Section 4. Special Obligations. The Bond and the interest thereon shall be special obligations of the City payable solely out of the rents, revenues and receipts derived by the City from the Project and not from any other fund or source of the City, including the rents payable under the Lease Agreement, and such rents, revenues and receipts shall be pledged and assigned to the Trustee as security for the payment of the Bonds as provided in the Indenture. The Bond and the interest thereon shall not constitute general obligations of the City or the State of Missouri, and neither said City nor said State shall be liable thereon, and the Bond shall not constitute an indebtedness within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory debt limitation or restriction and are not payable in any manner by taxation.

 

Section 5. Creation of Bond Fund. The City is hereby authorized to establish with the Trustee pursuant to the Indenture, a special trust fund in the name of the City to be designated the "City of Kansas City, Missouri, Taxable Industrial Revenue Bond Fund - MasterCard International, LLC, Project," and the City shall cause all sums required by the Indenture to be deposited therein and shall create all accounts therein required by the Indenture.

 

Section 6. Execution of Documents. The Mayor of the City is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Bonds and to deliver the Bonds to the Trustee for authentication for and on behalf of and as the act and deed of the City in the manner provided in the Indenture. The Director of Finance of the City is hereby authorized and directed to execute the City Documents and such other documents, certificates and instruments as may be necessary or desirable to carry out and comply with the intent of this Ordinance, for and on behalf of and as the act and deed of the City. The City Clerk of the City is hereby authorized and directed to attest to and affix the seal of the City to the Bonds and the City Documents and such other documents, certificates and instruments as may be necessary or desirable to carry out and comply with the intent of this Ordinance.

 

Section 7. Further Authority. The Mayor, Director of Finance and other officials, agents and employees of the City as required are hereby authorized and directed to take such further action, and execute such other documents, certificates and instruments as may be necessary or desirable to carry out and comply with the intent of this Ordinance and to carry out, comply with and perform the duties of the City with respect to the Bonds and the City Documents.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney