Chapter 21, BONDS
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Binghamton 10-5-1970 (Ch. 2, §§ 2-230 and 2-231, of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
§ 21-1. Form of serial bonds.
Unless otherwise specifically provided, all serial bonds of the City hereafter issued shall contain the provisions prescribed by § 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, constituting Chapter 33-A of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York, as amended, shall be executed in the name of the City by the Mayor and Comptroller, shall have the Corporate Seal affixed thereto and be attested by the City Clerk, and the coupons annexed thereto shall bear the facsimile signature of the Comptroller and, subject to said provisions, shall be in substantially the following form.
§ 21-2. Delegation of certain powers and duties to Comptroller. [Added 4-7-1997 by Ord. No. 23-97]
Pursuant to § 56.00 of the Local Finance Law, constituting Chapter 33-A of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York (the "Law"), as amended by the Level Debt Legislation, the Council hereby delegates to the City Comptroller all of its powers and duties prescribed in § 21.00 of the Law, as amended by the Level Debt Legislation, pertaining to the making of determinations respecting the issuance of bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service. The foregoing delegation shall apply to all bonds authorized pursuant to bond resolutions heretofore and hereafter adopted by the Council of the City.
FORM OF BOND
No. ____________ $____________
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
STATE OF NEW YORK
COUNTY OF BROOME
CITY OF BINGHAMTON
SERIAL BOND (date)
The City of Binghamton, in the County of Broome, a municipal corporation of the State of New York, hereby acknowledges itself indebted and for value received promises to pay to the bearer of this bond, or if it be registered to the person in whose name it is registered, on the day of _______________, 20_____, the sum of _________________________ dollars ($__________) and to pay interest on such sum at the rate of _______________ per centum (_____%) per annum, payable _______________ semiannually _______________ on the days of ____________________ and in each year from the date of this bond until it matures upon presentation and surrender, as they severally mature, of the coupons therefore annexed hereto or, if this bond be registered, to the registered holder. Both principal and interest of this bond will be paid in lawful money of the United States of America, at the office of _________________________.
This bond may be converted into a registered bond in accordance with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
This bond is one of an authorized issue, the aggregate principal amount of which is $__________, the bonds of which are of like tenure except as to number and denomination, as is issued pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, constituting Chapter 33-A of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York, as amended.
The faith and credit of said City of Binghamton are hereby irrevocably pledged for the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on this bond according to its terms.
It is hereby certified and recited that all conditions, acts and things required by the Constitution or Statutes of the State of New York to exist, to have happened or to have been performed precedent to or in the issuance of this bond, exist, have happened and have been performed, and that the issue of bonds of which this one, together with all other indebtedness of said City of Binghamton is within debt and other limit prescribed by said Constitution or Statutes of said State.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, The City of Binghamton has caused this bond to be signed by its Mayor ____________________ and the Comptroller ____________________ and its Corporate Seal to be hereunto affixed and attested by its City Clerk ____________________ and the coupons hereto attached to be authenticated by the facsimile signature of its Comptroller ____________________ and this bond to be dated as of the _____ day of _______________, 20_____.
(Corporate Seal) CITY OF BINGHAMTON
City Clerk Comptroller
FORM OF COUPON
No. ____________. The City of Binghamton, in the County of Broome, a municipal corporation of the State of New York, _______________ 20_____, on the _____ day of _______________ will pay to the bearer the sum of ____________________ dollars ($__________), in lawful money of the United States of America, at the ____________________ Office of ____________________ being six months' interest then due on its ____________________ dated _______________ 20_____, and bearing No. ____________.
FORM OF PROVISIONS ON BACK OF BOND CONVERSION CERTIFICATE
I hereby certify that upon the presentation of the within bond with a written request by the holder thereof for its conversion into a bond registered as to both principal and interest, I have this day cut off and destroyed _____ coupons attached thereto, of the amount and value of ____________________ dollars ($__________) each, being all the coupons for interest on the within bond payable after the date of this certificate, and that the interest at the rate and on the dates stated in the within bond and as was provided by the coupons, as well as the principal is to be paid to the registered holder, his or her legal representatives, successors or transferees at the place stated in the within bond and as was stated in the coupons. This bond shall hereafter be transferable only upon presentation of the same with a written transfer of title. Such transfer shall be dated, and signed by the registered holder, or his or her legal representatives, and it shall be duly acknowledged or provided, or in the alternative the signature thereto shall be certified as to its genuineness by an officer of a bank or trust company located and authorized to do business in this state.
Dated: ____________________, 20_____.
It is hereby certified that the within bond has been registered as follows:
Date of Registration Name of Registered Holder Registered by