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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 36 - September 8, 2022

(Published in the Kansas Register September 8, 2022.)

City of Emporia, Kansas

Summary Notice of Bond Sale
General Obligation Bonds
Series 2022

Details of the Sale

Subject to the terms and requirements of the Official Notice of Bond Sale, dated August 17, 2022, of the City of Emporia, Kansas (the “City”), bids to purchase the City’s General Obligation Bonds, Series 2022, (the “Bonds”) will be received at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 522 Mechanic, Emporia, KS 66801, or by telefacsimile at 620-343-4254, or electronically as described in the Official Notice of Bond Sale until 9:00 a.m. (CDT) Wednesday, September 21, 2022. The bids will be considered by the governing body at its meeting at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) 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 October 11, 2022 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 March 1, 2023. Principal of the Bonds becomes due on September 1 in the years and amounts as shown below:

Maturity Schedule
Principal Amount* Maturity Date
$695,000 2023
685,000 2024
705,000 2025
720,000 2026
740,000 2027
470,000 2028
480,000 2029
495,000 2030
510,000 2031
525,000 2032
210,000 2033
215,000 2034
220,000 2035
230,000 2036
235,000 2037

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 October 11, 2022. 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 $209,189,906. As of October 11, 2022, the City’s total outstanding general obligation debt (including the Bonds), is $21,865,000*. The City’s total indebtedness which is subject to debt limitation, as of October 11, 2022, is estimated to be $12,280,151.94*, which is 5.87%* 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, Mr. Greg Vahrenberg, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., 11551 Ash St., Suite 250, Leawood, KS 66211, telephone 816-391-4120.

City of Emporia, Kansas
Kerry Sull, City Clerk
City Hall
522 Mechanic
Emporia, KS 66801
Fax: 620-343-4254

* Amounts subject to change.

Doc. No. 050494