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  67.1760.  Bonds may be issued by metropolitan district — rates, how paid. — 1.  Bonds issued pursuant to sections 67.1700 to 67.1769 shall be issued pursuant to a resolution adopted by the board of directors of the metropolitan district which shall set out the estimated cost to the metropolitan district of the proposed improvements, and shall further set out the* amount of bonds to be issued, their purpose or purposes, their date or dates, denomination or denominations, rate or rates of interest, time or times of payment, both of principal and of interest, place or places of payment and all other details in connection with such bonds.  Any such bonds may be subject to such provision for redemption prior to maturity, with or without premium, and at such times and upon such conditions as may be provided by the resolution.

  2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 108.170, such bonds shall bear interest at rate or rates determined by the metropolitan district and shall mature within a period not exceeding twenty years and may be sold at public or private sale for not less than ninety-five percent of the principal amount of such bonds.  Bonds issued by the metropolitan district shall possess all of the qualities of negotiable instruments pursuant to the laws of this state.

  3.  Such bonds may be payable to bearer, may be registered or coupon bonds and if payable to bearer, may contain such registration provisions as to either principal and interest, or principal only, as may be provided in the resolution authorizing such bonds, which resolution may also provide for the exchange of registered and coupon bonds.  Such bonds and any coupons attached thereto shall be signed in such manner and by such officers of the district as may be provided by the resolution authorizing the bonds.  The metropolitan district may provide for the replacement of any bond which has become mutilated, destroyed or lost.

  4.  Bonds issued by the metropolitan district shall be payable as to principal, interest and redemption premium, if any, out of all or any part of the metropolitan parks and recreation fund, including revenues derived from sales taxes.  Neither the board members nor any person executing the bonds shall be personally liable on such bonds by reason of the issuance of such bonds.  Bonds issued pursuant to sections 67.1700 to 67.1769 shall not constitute a debt, liability, or obligation of this state, or any political subdivision of this state, nor shall any such obligations be a pledge of the faith and credit of this state, but shall be payable solely from the revenues and assets held by the metropolitan district.  The issuance of bonds pursuant to sections 67.1700 to 67.1769 shall not directly, indirectly or contingently obligate this state or any political subdivision of this state, other than the metropolitan district, to levy any form of taxation for such bonds or to make any appropriation for their payment.  Each obligation or bond issued pursuant to sections 67.1700 to 67.1769 shall contain on its face a statement to the effect that the metropolitan district shall not be obligated to pay such bond nor the interest on such bond except from the revenues received by the metropolitan district or assets of the metropolitan district lawfully pledged for such district, and that neither the faith and credit nor the taxing power of this state or of any political subdivision of this state other than the metropolitan district is pledged to the payment of the principal of or the interest on such obligation or bond.  The proceeds of such bonds shall be disbursed in such manner and pursuant to such restrictions as the metropolitan district may provide in the resolution authorizing the issuance of such bonds.

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(L. 1999 S.B. 405 § 67.791 subsec. 6, subdivs. (1), (2), (3) and (4))

*Word "the" does not appear in original rolls.


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