The authority or issuer may do any of the following:
(a) Obtain, or aid in obtaining, from any department or agency of the United States or of the state, any private company, any insurance or guarantee as to, of, or for the payment or repayment of, interest or principal, or both, or any part thereof, on any bond, loan, lease, or obligation, or any instrument evidencing or securing the loan, lease, or obligation, made or entered into pursuant to this division; and notwithstanding any other provisions of this division, to enter into any agreement, contract, or any other instrument whatsoever with respect to that insurance or guarantee, to accept payment in the manner and form as provided therein in the event of default by a project sponsor, and to assign that insurance or guarantee as security for the issuer’s bonds.
(b) Enter into any and all agreements or contracts, including agreements for liquidity and credit enhancement and interest rate swaps or hedges, execute any and all instruments, and do and perform any and all acts or things necessary, convenient, or desirable for the purposes of the issuer or to carry out any power expressly granted by this division.
(c) Invest any moneys held in reserve or sinking funds or any moneys not required for immediate use or disbursement, at the discretion of the issuer, in any obligations authorized by the resolution authorizing the issuance of the bonds secured thereof or authorized by law for the investment of trust funds in the custody of the Treasurer.
(d) Employ and fix the compensation of bond counsel, financial consultants, and advisers as may be necessary in its judgment in connection with the issuance and administration of any bonds and contract for engineering, architectural, accounting, or other services as may be necessary in the judgment of the issuer for the successful development of any project.
(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 198, Sec. 3. (AB 1070) Effective January 1, 2014.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018