NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS AND ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF SANDUSKY
OF INTENT TO ISSUE BONDS
AND THE RIGHT OF REFERENDUM RELATING THERETO
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Sandusky, County of Sanilac, State of Michigan (the “City”), intends to issue and sell its general obligation limited tax bonds pursuant to Act 34, Public Acts of Michigan, 2001, as amended, in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) (the “Bonds”), for the purpose of paying all or part of the costs of capital improvement items in the City including, but not limited to, paving, repaving, repairing, widening and improving streets within the City, including necessary rights of way, curbs and gutters and proper drainage facilities therefor, and improving streetscapes, sidewalks, water mains, stormwater and sanitary sewer in the City, together with all related appurtenances and attachments thereto.
SOURCE OF PAYMENT OF BONDS
THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS SHALL BE PAYABLE from the general funds of the City lawfully available for such purposes including property taxes levied within applicable constitutional, statutory and charter tax rate limitations.
SAID BONDS will be payable in annual installments not to exceed twenty (20) in number and will bear interest at the rate or rates to be determined at a public or private sale but in no event to exceed the maximum rate permitted by law on the balance of the bonds from time to time remaining unpaid.
RIGHT OF REFERENDUM
THE BONDS WILL BE ISSUED WITHOUT A VOTE OF THE ELECTORS UNLESS A PETITION REQUESTING SUCH A VOTE SIGNED BY NOT LESS THAN 10% OF THE REGISTERED ELECTORS RESIDING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY IS FILED WITH THE CITY CLERK WITHIN FORTY-FIVE (45) DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. IF SUCH PETITION IS FILED, THE BONDS MAY NOT BE ISSUED WITHOUT AN APPROVING VOTE OF A MAJORITY OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS RESIDING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY VOTING THEREON.
THIS NOTICE is given pursuant to the requirements of Section 517, Act 34, Public Acts of Michigan, 2001, as amended.
City Clerk, City of Sandusky
THIS NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE TRIBUNE RECORDER LEADER ON FEBRUARY 8TH 2023