Section 11-89-8

Bonds of district - Form, terms, denominations, etc.; sale; execution and delivery; refunding; liability thereon; security for payment of principal and interest and payment thereof generally; provisions in mortgages, deeds of trust or trust indentures executed as security for payment of bonds generally.

All bonds issued by the district shall be signed by the chairman of its board or other chief executive officer and attested by its secretary and the seal of the district shall be affixed thereto, and any interest coupons applicable to the bonds of the district shall be signed by the chairman of its board or other chief executive officer; provided, that a facsimile of the signature of one, but not both, of said officers may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such bonds in lieu of his manually signing the same, a facsimile of the seal of the district may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such bonds in lieu of being manually affixed thereto and a facsimile of the signature of the chairman of its board or other chief executive officer may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such interest coupons in lieu of his manually signing the same.

Any such bonds may be executed and delivered by the district at any time and from time to time shall be in such form and denominations and of such tenor and maturities, shall contain such provisions not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter and shall bear such rate or rates of interest, payable and evidenced in such manner, as may be provided by resolution of its board. Bonds of the district may be sold at either public or private sale in such manner and at such price or prices and at such time or times as may be determined by the board to be most advantageous. The principal of and interest on any bonds issued or obligations assumed by the district may thereafter at any time (whether before, at or after maturity of any such principal and whether at, after or not exceeding six months prior to the maturity of any such interest) and from time to time be refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds of the district, which may be sold by the district at public or private sale at such price or prices as may be determined by its board to be most advantageous or which may be exchanged for the bonds or other obligations to be refunded. The district may pay all expenses, premiums and commissions which its board may deem necessary and advantageous in connection with any financing done by it. All bonds issued by the district shall be construed to be negotiable instruments although payable solely from a specified source.

All obligations created or assumed and all bonds issued or assumed by the district shall be solely and exclusively an obligation of the district and shall not create an obligation or debt of any county or municipality; provided, that the provisions of this sentence shall not be construed to release the original obligor from liability on any bond or other obligation assumed by the district.

Any bonds issued by the district shall be limited or special obligations of the district payable solely out of the revenues of the district specified in the proceedings authorizing those bonds. Any such proceedings may provide that the bonds therein authorized shall be payable solely out of the revenues derived from the operation of all water systems, sewer systems and fire protection facilities owned by the district or solely out of the revenues from the operation of any one or more of such systems or facilities or parts thereof, regardless of the fact that those bonds may have been issued with respect to or for the benefit of only certain particular systems or facilities of the district.

The district may pledge for the payment of any of its bonds the revenues from which such bonds are payable and may execute and deliver a trust indenture evidencing any such pledge or a mortgage and deed of trust conveying as security for such bonds the water systems, sewer systems or the fire protection facilities or any part of any thereof the revenues or any part of the revenues from which are so pledged. Any mortgage and deed of trust or trust indenture made by the district may contain such agreements as the board may deem advisable respecting the operation and maintenance of the property and the use of the revenues subject to such mortgage and deed of trust or affected by such trust indenture and respecting the rights, duties and remedies of the parties to any such instrument and the parties for the benefit of whom such instrument is made; provided, that no such instrument shall be subject to foreclosure.

(Acts 1970, Ex. Sess., No. 29, p. 2630, §9.)