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Volume 40 - Issue 23 - June 10, 2021

(Published in the Kansas Register June 10, 2021.)

City of Ellsworth, Kansas

Summary Notice of Bond Sale
$2,670,000*
General Obligation Bonds, Series 2021

(General Obligation Bonds Payable from Unlimited Ad Valorem Taxes)

Bids

Subject to the Notice of Bond Sale dated May 11, 2021 (the “Notice”), facsimile, written, and electronic bids will be received on behalf of the Clerk of the City of Ellsworth, Kansas (the “Issuer”) in the case of written or facsimile bids, at the address set forth below, and in the case of electronic bids, through PARITY® until 11:00 a.m. (CST) June 28, 2021, for the purchase of the above-referenced bonds (the “Bonds”). No bid of less than 100% of the principal amount of the Bonds and accrued interest thereon to the date of delivery will be considered.

Bond Details

The Bonds will consist of fully registered bonds in the denomination of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof. The Bonds will be dated July 22, 2021, and will become due on September 1 in the years as follows:

Year Principal Amount*
2022 $100,000
2023 110,000
2024 115,000
2025 120,000
2026 120,000
2027 125,000
2028 125,000
2029 125,000
2030 130,000
2031 130,000
2032 135,000
2033 135,000
2034 140,000
2035 140,000
2036 145,000
2037 150,000
2038 150,000
2039 155,000
2040 160,000
2041 160,000

The Bonds will bear interest from the date thereof at rates to be determined when the Bonds are sold as hereinafter provided, which interest will be payable semiannually on March 1 and September 1 in each year, beginning on March 1, 2022.

Book-Entry-Only System

The Bonds shall be registered under a book-entry-only system administered through DTC.

Paying Agent and Bond Registrar

Treasurer of the State of Kansas, Topeka, Kansas.

Good Faith Deposit

Each bid shall be accompanied (in the manner set forth in the Notice) by a good faith deposit in the form of a cashier’s or certified check drawn on a bank located in the United States of America or a wire transfer in Federal Reserve funds immediately available for use by the Issuer in the amount of $53,400.

Delivery

The Issuer will pay for preparation of the Bonds and will deliver the same properly prepared, executed, and registered without cost to the successful bidder on or about July 22, 2021, to DTC for the account of the successful bidder or at such bank or trust company in the contiguous United States of America as may be specified by the successful bidder, or elsewhere at the expense of the successful bidder.

Assessed Valuation and Indebtedness

The Equalized Assessed Tangible Valuation for Computation of Bonded Debt Limitations for the year 2020 is $19,598,202. The total general obligation indebtedness of the Issuer as of the Dated Date, including the Bonds being sold, is $5,950,000.

Approval of Bonds

The Bonds will be sold subject to the legal opinion of Gilmore & Bell, P.C., Wichita, Kansas, Bond Counsel to the Issuer, whose approving legal opinion as to the validity of the Bonds will be furnished and paid for by the Issuer, printed on the Bonds, and delivered to the successful bidder as and when the Bonds are delivered.

Additional Information

Additional information regarding the Bonds may be obtained from the undersigned, or from the Financial Advisor at the addresses set forth below:

Issuer — Good Faith Deposit Delivery Address

City of Ellsworth, Kansas
Attn: Brittany Rohr, Clerk
121 W. 1st St.
PO Box 163
Ellsworth, KS 67439-3201
785-472-5566
Fax: 785-472-4145
brohr@ellsworthks.net

Financial Advisor – Written and Facsimile Bid Address

Piper Sandler & Co.
Attn: Dustin Avey
11635 Rosewood St.
Leawood, KS 66211
913-345-3375
Fax: 913-345-3393
dustin.avey@psc.com

Dated May 11, 2021.

Brittany Rohr
Clerk

* Subject to change, see the Notice

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