Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-12-4204. Procedure to issue bonds and warrants. (1) The city or town council shall sell bonds or warrants issued under the provisions of 7-12-4201, in an amount sufficient to pay that part of the total cost and expense of the improvements that is to be assessed against benefited property within the district, to the highest and best bidder for cash at a price, including interest to date of delivery, not less than that prescribed by the city council in the resolution calling for the sale of the bonds or warrants. The city council may fix the minimum price for the bonds or warrants in an amount less than face value if it determines that the sale is in the best interests of the district and the city.
     (2) The bonds or warrants may be sold at a private negotiated sale to the United States or the state of Montana or to an agency, instrumentality, corporation, or department of the state.
     (3) In all other cases, the provisions of 7-7-4251, 7-7-4252, and 7-7-4254 with regard to the notice of sale, publication of notice, and manner and method of selling bonds by cities and towns, insofar as the same are applicable and not in conflict with the provisions of this section and 7-12-4205, apply to, govern, and control the form of notice of sale, publication of notice, and manner and method of selling the bonds or warrants.

     History: En. Sec. 26, Ch. 89, L. 1913; re-en. Sec. 5250, R.C.M. 1921; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 46, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 5250, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 178, L. 1945; R.C.M. 1947, 11-2232(part); amd. Sec. 52, Ch. 665, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 6, L. 1993.

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