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R1719 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 1719 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULT OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION HELD IN THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT, ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1984, ON THE QUESTION WHETHER TO ISSUE THE CLEAN WATER REVENUE BONDS OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTROLLING WATER POLLUTION BY CONSTRUCTING A SYSTEM OF SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITIES, INTERCEPTORS, AND APPURTENANCES, INCLUDING MATCHING FEDERAL AND STATE GRANTS THEREFOR, TO ASSURE THAT DISCHARGES TO THE MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI AND MERAMEC RIVERS AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT, THE COST OF OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SAID SYSTEM AND THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID REVENUE BONDS TO BE PAYABLE SOLELY FROM THE REVENUES DERIVED BY SAID DISTRICT FROM THE OPERATION OF ITS SEWERAGE SYSTEM, INCLUDING ALL FUTURE EXTENSIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS THERETO. WHEREAS, heretofore, to wit: On the 23rd day of May, 1984, the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District did adopt a certain ordinance calling and ordering a special election to be held within the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District on Tuesday, the 7th day of August, 1984, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of the District the following proposition: PROPOSITION Shall Clean Water Revenue Bonds in the amount of Sixty Million Dollars ($60,000,000) for the purpose of controlling water pollution by constructing a system of sewage treatment facilities, interceptors, and appurtenances, including matching federal and state grants therefor, to assure that discharges to the Mississippi, Missouri and Meramec Rivers and their tributaries comply with the Federal Clean Water Act, be issued by the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District? and WHEREAS, the Secretary-Treasurer of this Board acting pursuant to the aforesaid ordinance, did give notice of said special election by advertisement published once a week for at least three (3) consecutive weeks, namely, July 16, 23 and 30, and August 6, 1984, in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, newspapers of general circulation in the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, the first publication in each of said newspapers having been made at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the date of the election and the last publication in each of said newspapers having been made not more than seven (7) days prior to the date of said election, all as shown by the publishers' affidavits now on file in the office of the Secretary-Treasurer of this Board; and 2 WHEREAS, the said election was duly held on said 7th day of August, 1984, by the Board of Election Commissioners of the City of St. Louis and of St. Louis County, Missouri within their respective jurisdictions; and WHEREAS, the ballots furnished for and used at the said special election were in substantially the form as set forth in the aforesaid ordinance adopted by this Board; and WHEREAS, the said Board of Election Commissioners of the City of St. Louis, on the 14th day of August, 1984, and the Board of Election Commissioners of St. Louis County, on the 16th day of August, 1984, did certify to this Board of Trustees the result of the aforesaid election; and WHEREAS, this Board has now canvassed the returns of said election, as certified by the said Boards of Election Commissioners; and WHEREAS, it appears upon said canvass that at said election there was cast a total of Two Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Six (235,946) votes on the aforesaid proposition of which One Hundred Fifty-Four Thousand One Hundred Sixty-Five (154,165) votes were cast "YES" and Eighty-One Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty-One (81,781) votes were cast "NO"; and WHEREAS, more than four-sevenths of all of the votes cast on the aforesaid proposition were cast in favor thereof; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT: Section One. That it is hereby found and declared that the vote at the special election held in the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, on Tuesday, August 7, 1984, on the question whether to issue the Clean Water Revenue Bonds of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, in the amount of $60,000,000 for the purpose of controlling water pollution by constructing a system of sewage treatment facilities, interceptors and appurtenances, including matching federal and state grants therefor, to assure that discharges to the Mississippi, Missouri and Meramec Rivers and their tributaries comply with the Federal Clean Water Act, the principal of and interest on said revenue bonds to be payable solely from the revenues derived by said District from the operation of its sewerage system, including all future extensions and improvements thereto, resulted as follows: YES 154,165 NO 81,781 TOTAL 235,946 Section Two. That it is hereby found and declared 3 that more than four-sevenths of the qualified voters of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, voting on said question at said election voted in favor of issuing said revenue bonds in the amount of $60,000,000 for the purpose aforesaid, and that the governing body of said District is therefore vested with full power and authority to proceed with the issuance of said bonds. Section Three. That it is further found and declared that notice of said election was duly given by publication in the manner provided by law, and that said election was held and conducted in all respects in conformity with the Constitution and laws of the State of Missouri and the Plan of the District. Section Four. That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage. The foregoing Resolution was adopted September 12, 1984.