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File #: 20-0811   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 10/13/2020
Title: Adopt Resolutions to Authorize Issuance of Lease Revenue Bonds to Finance the Civic Center Phase I Project in an Amount not to exceed $160 Million Including Financing and Closing Costs; Approve Financing Team, and Authorize the City Manager/Executive Director or the Finance Director/Treasurer to Execute all Related Documents
Attachments: 1. Sunnyvale Site Lease, 2. Sunnyvale Lease Agreement, 3. Sunnyvale Assignment Agreement, 4. Sunnyvale Financing Authority Identure of Trust, 5. Preliminary Official Statement, 6. Bond Purchase Agreement, 7. Continuing Disclosure Certificate, 8. Sunnyvale Draft Resolution, 9. Sunnyvale Financing Authority Draft Resolution, 10. Presentation to Council 20201013
REPORT TO COUNCIL AND SUNNYVALE FINANCING AUTHORITY

SUBJECT
Title
Adopt Resolutions to Authorize Issuance of Lease Revenue Bonds to Finance the Civic Center Phase I Project in an Amount not to exceed $160 Million Including Financing and Closing Costs; Approve Financing Team, and Authorize the City Manager/Executive Director or the Finance Director/Treasurer to Execute all Related Documents

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Staff is recommending the City Council and the Sunnyvale Financing Authority (the "Authority") authorize the issuance of bonds to finance $150 million of the costs of the Civic Center Phase I Project (the "Project"), approve the financing team that implements the issuance of the Bonds, and Authorize the City Manager/Executive Director or the Finance Director/Treasurer to execute all related documents.

BACKGROUND
The Sunnyvale Civic Center, located at the corner of El Camino Real and Mathilda Avenue, is home to the City's primary administrative facilities: City Hall, Library, and Department of Public Safety Headquarters. Civic Center buildings range in age between 30 and 60 years old.

In early 2015, the City began an extensive community engagement process to evaluate how facilities at the Civic Center could be renovated or replaced. Through this process, the City developed a Needs Assessment, Vision Statement, and Success Criteria for the Project that were intended to guide further planning efforts.

On October 25, 2016, Council approved a scope of services for the Civic Center Modernization Project Master Plan (RTC No. 16-0072). The scope outlined specific consulting services needed to complete a long-term Master Plan for the Civic Center and further defined what elements of the Project would be implemented as part of the first phase of construction.

A multi-step public procurement process was used to solicit interest and select a consultant to complete the Civic Center Master Plan. On May 23, 2017, Council awarded a contract to SmithGroup JJR (n...

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