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Volume 40 - Issue 14 - April 8, 2021

(Published in the Kansas Register April 8, 2021.)

City of Kechi, Kansas

Summary Notice of Bond Sale
$1,125,000*
General Obligation Bonds
Series A, 2021

Details of the Sale

Subject to the terms and requirements of the Official Notice of Bond Sale, dated March 11, 2021, of the City of Kechi, Kansas (the “City”), bids to purchase the City’s General Obligation Bonds, Series A, 2021, (the “Bonds”) will be received at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 220 W. Kechi Rd., Kechi, KS 67067 or by telefacsimile at 316-744-9636 or electronically as described in the Official Notice of Bond Sale until 10:00 a.m. (CST) Thursday, April 22, 2021. The bids will be considered by the governing body at its meeting at 7:00 p.m. (CST) on the sale date.

No oral or auction bids for the Bonds shall be considered, and no bids for less than 100 percent of the total principal amount of the Bonds and accrued interest to the date of delivery shall be considered.

Good Faith Deposit

Bidders must submit a good faith deposit in the form of a wire transfer or certified or cashier’s check made payable to the order of the City, or a financial surety bond (if then available), in an amount equal to 2% of the principal amount of the Bonds.

Details of the Bonds

The Bonds will be dated May 27, 2021 and will be issued as registered bonds in denominations of $5,000, or any integral multiple thereof. Interest on the Bonds is payable semiannually on March 1 and September 1 of each year, beginning September 1, 2021. Principal of the Bonds becomes due on September 1 in the years and amounts as shown below:

Maturity Schedule
Principal Amount* Maturity Date
$70,000 2022
70,000 2023
70,000 2024
70,000 2025
75,000 2026
75,000 2027
75,000 2028
75,000 2029
75,000 2030
75,000 2031
75,000 2032
80,000 2033
80,000 2034
80,000 2035
80,000 2036

Payment of Principal and Interest

The Treasurer of the State of Kansas will serve as the Bond Registrar and Paying Agent for the Bonds.

Book-Entry Bonds

The Bonds will be issued and registered under a book-entry-only system administered by The Depository Trust Company, New York, New York (“DTC”).

Delivery of the Bonds

The City will prepare the Bonds at its expense and will deliver the registered Bonds to DTC on or about May 27, 2021. Any bond printing costs will be paid by the City from the proceeds of the Bonds or other City funds.

Legal Opinion

The Bonds will be sold subject to the legal opinion of Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC, Wichita, Kansas, Bond Counsel, whose fees will be paid by the City.

Financial Matters

The City’s current assessed valuation for purposes of calculating statutory debt limitations is $25,921,447. As of May 27, 2021, the City’s total outstanding general obligation debt (including the Bonds and $1,410,000* of general obligation temporary notes being issued by the City simultaneously with the Bonds), is $9,105,000* which excludes temporary notes outstanding in the amount of $1,140,000 which will be retired out of the proceeds of the Bonds herein offered for sale. The City’s total indebtedness which is subject to debt limitation, as of May 27, 2021, is estimated to be $2,509,129.93*, which is 9.68%* of the assessed valuation of the City.

Additional Information

For additional information contact the City Clerk at the address and telephone number shown below, or the Financial Advisor, Dustin Avey, Piper Sandler & Co., 11635 Rosewood St., Leawood, KS 66211-2000, telephone 800-829-5377.

City of Kechi, Kansas
By Theresa Morlan, City Clerk
City Hall
220 W. Kechi Rd.
Kechi, KS 67067
316-744-9287
Fax: 316-744-9636

* Principal amount subject to change.

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