AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HAMPDEN COUNTY TO CONSTRUCT AND EQUIP A CERTAIN COURT HOUSE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The county commissioners of Hampden county are hereby
authorized to raise and expend a sum not exceeding six million dollars to
construct and originally equip a court house, or purchase,
renovate or refurbish a building or buildings to provide suitable and adequate
facilities for the district court of Westfield, landscaping, parking and
furnishing such sums as may be necessary. Sums received from the federal
government for the purposes of
this act shall be included in, and considered a part of, the total amount
authorized to be expended hereunder.
SECTION 2. For the purposes authorized by section one, the treasurer
of said county, with the approval of the county commissioners, may borrow upon
the credit of the county such sums as may be necessary, not exceeding, in the
aggregate, six million dollars and may issue bonds or notes of the county
therefor, which shall bear on their face the words, Hampden County Court House
Construction Loan, District Court at Westfield 1994. Each authorized issue
shall constitute a separate loan and such loans shall be payable in not more
than twenty years from their dates. The bonds or notes shall be signed by the
county treasurer and countersigned by a majority of the county commissioners.
The county may sell said securities at public or private sale, upon such terms
and conditions as the county commissioners may deem proper, but not for less
than their par value. Indebtedness incurred hereunder shall, except as herein
provided, be subject to chapter thirty-five of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.