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By-law No. 1998-001 CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM BY-LAW NO. 98-01 BEING A BY-LAW TO AUTHORIZE BORROWING FROM TIME TO TIME TO MEET CURRENT EXPENDITURES DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1998. WHEREAS the Municipal Act,R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M45, Section 187,provides authority for a council by-law to authorize the head of Council and the Treasurer to borrow from time to time, by way of promissory note or bankers' acceptance, such sums as the council considers necessary to meet,until taxes are collected, and until other revenues are received,the current expenditures of the Corporation for the year, AND WHEREAS the total amount which may be borrowed from all sources at any one time to meet the current expenditures of the Corporation, except with the approval of the Municipal Board, is limited by Section 187 of the Municipal Act. NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: Borrowing 1) The head of Council and the Treasurer are hereby authorized to Authority borrow from time to time by way of promissory note or bankers' acceptance during the year 1998 (hereinafter referred to as the current year) such sums as may be necessary to meet,until the taxes are collected, and until other revenues are received,the current expenditures of the Corporation and the other amounts that are set out in subsection 187 (1)of the Municipal Act. Instruments 2) A promissory note or bankers' acceptance made under Section 1 shall be signed by the head of Council or such other person as is authorized by by-law to sign it and by the Treasurer. Lenders 3) The lenders from whom amounts may be borrowed under authority of this by-law shall be the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and such other lender(s) and reserve funds of the municipality as may be determined from time to time by resolution of the Council. Limit on 4) The total amount which may be borrowed at any one time under Borrowing this by-law,together with the total of any similar borrowings that have not been repaid, shall not exceed, from January 1st until September 30th of the current year, 50 percent of the estimated revenues of the Corporation as set forth in the estimates adopted for that year. Such borrowing shall not exceed, from October 1st until December 31st of the current year, 25 percent of the said estimated revenues of the Corporation as set forth in the estimates adopted for that year. For purposes of this by-law, the estimated revenues of the Corporation shall not include revenues derivable or derived from (a) borrowings or issues of debentures, or (b) a surplus, including arrears of levies, or (c) a transfer from the capital fund, reserve funds or reserves. Borrowing 5) The Treasurer shall, at the time when any amount is borrowed Documents under this by-law, ensure that the lender is or has been furnished Required with a certified copy of this by-law, a certified copy of the resolution mentioned in Section 3 determining the lender if applicable and a certified copy of the estimates of the corporation adopted for the current year and also showing the total of any other amounts borrowed from any and all sources under authority of Section 187 of the Municipal Act that have not been repaid. MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM BY-LAW NO. 98-01 Page 2 When 6) If the estimates for the current year have not been adopted at the Estimates Not time an amount is borrowed under this by-law. Adopted (a) the limitation on total borrowing, as set out in Section 4, shall be calculated for the time being upon the estimated revenues of the Corporation as set forth in the estimated adopted for the next preceding year, and (b) the certified copy furnished under Section 5 shall show the nature and amount of the estimated revenues of the Corporation as set forth in the estimates adopted for the next preceding year. Charge on 7) All or any sums borrowed under this by-law shall, with interest Revenues thereon,be a charge upon the whole of the revenues of the Corporation for the current year and for any preceding years as and when such revenues are received but such charge does not defeat or affect and is subject to any prior charge then subsisting in favour of any other lender. Directive to 8) The Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to apply in Treasurer payment of all or any sums borrowed under this by-law,together with interest thereon, all or any of the money hereafter collected or received, either on account of or realized in respect of the taxes levied for the current year and preceding years or from any other source, which may lawfully be applied for such purpose. Effective Date 9) This by-law shall come into force on the 5th day of January, 1998. Read a first and second time this 5th day of January, 1998. ez;.,e, __-- 4-x-7 - J-,:' Ln MAYORCLERK Read a third time and finally passed this 5th day of January, 1998. ----,..//a4( /." ,e.,,,(:-/ ;_zr ,e,,, ,IVezAj MAYOR CLERK