CLASSIFIEDS >> 3-8-06
THE LEADER'S CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT will take ads by phone from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 982-9421, or you may mail your ad to The Leader Classifieds, P.O. Box 766, Jacksonville AR, 72078. Deadline to advertise in Wednesday issue is 5pm Friday: and 5 p.m. Thursday for the Weekend issue.
family lost everything in need of free refrigerator, gas hot water heater, washer, elec. dryer, and furniture. Please call 501-753-2107.03/08
jhs class of 1996 Reunion. July 14 & 15. E-mail: email@example.com for more information. 03/15
looking for female vocalist & keyboardist for black metal band. 425-5973. 03/15
sebring hair lines Moving sale: Saturday March 11 8am - 11am. 304 West Main-Cabot. Small furniture pieces, sinks etc. . 03/11
big yard Sale. March 11. 8am-4pm. Books, toys, clothes, computer parts, desk, bunkbed, TVs, christmas tree, & more. 11 St. James Cv. (off Willie Ray) Cabot.
inside rummage/ Bake sale. Jax Tower. Fri March 10 7:30am-3pm. 200 S.Hospital Blvd, Jax. Pie & coffee for sale $1. 982-7207.
inside sale at Cabot Senior Citizen Center. (600 N.Grant) March 9 & 10. 8am-3pm. All proceeds to benefit Senior Citizen’s Center. TV, mostly clothes & miscellaneous.
estate sale Beebe. 210 North Holly St. Thurs-Sat. 3/9 -3/11. 6am-2pm. Furniture, household items, clothing, original Star Wars collectibles, misc.
children’s Sale Friday 10-7, Saturday 1/2 price sale 9-6. Kids clothes, toys, furniture, baby items,etc. 1002 S. Pine Street near Knights. Look for the pink banner! 952-1919.
now open Sidewalk Flea Market. 1415 West Main Street, Jacksonville, AR. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 1-5, closed Mon. Booths available. Call for information. 982-0524. 03/08
experienced housekeeper has openings for residential or office cleaning. References available. Call Susan at 941-7081. 03/08
the leader needs mail room help. Part-time, mostly nights. Need dependable, drug & alcohol free workers. Starts at $5.25/hr. Apply in person. 404 Graham Road. 9am - noon.
experienced Reporter needed for busy twice-weekly newspaper, must be able to use word processing software. Ability to use digital camera helpful. Good benefits! Pay based on experience. Call Eileen or Garrick or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. 501-982-9421.
truck accessories Sales. Goodsell Truck Accessories is accepting applications for position in truck accessories store. Applicants must be mature, clean cut and pass drug test. Good benefits. Automotive experience helpfull but will train the right person for a long term position. Apply in person at 401 Municipal Drive. Jacksonville. 03/11
janitorial Several part-time positions in the Cabot area. Monday thru Friday after 5:00pm. Top pay and medical insurance. Background check will be required. Dow Building Services. Call 1-800-791-2902 or 501-791-2900. Mon-Fri 10:00am - 6:00pm. 03/11
kitchen Help needed. Apply in person. N & N Restaurant. 1210 West Locus-Cabot. 03/18
multi-skilled maintenance person wanted for large mobile home park. Must have tools, valid AR DL and dependable transportation. Pay BOE. Call John at 680-3852. 04/01
experienced part-time housekeeper required for Days Inn in Beebe. 20-25 hours a week. Apply in person at 100 Tammy Lane, Beebe. 03/08
cabinet shop help needed. No experience necessary. Apply in person 7am -3pm. Monday - Friday. Drug test required. Wright’s Cabinet. 2600 Corey Drive Jacksonville. 03/18
need part-time handyman for residential yardwork & small jobs in Jacksonville. 416-4783. 03/08
now hiring Full time property manager for large Jacksonville Mobile Home Park. Experience in Rental Mangament required and Quickbooks Accounting a plus. Must have valid DL. Call John at 501-680-3852. 03/29
now hiring General Laborer for fast pace large mobile home in Jacksonville. Call John for more information at 501-680-3852. 03/29
attention: Local company has several positions now available. No experience necessary. Company training provided. All positions are permanent with rapid advancement. Must be high school graduate and able to start immediately. Positions start at $485 per week. For interview call 941-1421. 04/08
wanted immediately: Over-the-road drivers. MILES!! MILES!! MILES!!!! Home on weekends. Dependable Equipment. Call toll free 1-877-279-8448. 03/11
needed Veterinary Assistant/ Technician. 1 year experience preferred. Must be dependable. Also in need of Kennel help. Apply at All For Pets. 3403 Hwy 367 So. Cabot. 02/29
FURNITURE & APPLIANCES
garage full of furniture. Mission style oak couch & recliner with oak coffee table, entertainment center, desk, full-bed dining table, etc. Come see make offer. 843-2893. 03/15
contemporary coffee table white base with glass top nice $75. Two black metal end tables with glass tops. $40 for both. Two chrome bar stools with padded black seats $30 for both. 882-3198 after 5pm. 03/18
solid oak double pedestal table with six chairs & two leaves extended to 8ft. Like new condition $800. 882-3198 after 5pm. 03/18
chairs 6 dining solid oak -4 captains & 2 side chairs $150 for all. 941-5186. Ward. 03/18
for sale: Side-by-side Roper refrigerator. 8yrs old. $500. Whirlpool refrigerator w/top freezer $100. 605-6622 or 941-8330. 03/18
westinghouse Frost-free refrigerator. Hide-a-bed couch-Naugahyde covering. Lazy Boy recliner. Lonoke 676-3591 Ver good buy. 03/18
refrigerator Sears. 15.1 cu. ft. $100. 982-8407. 03/18
dryer gas GE, white $75. 982-8407. 03/18
washer Whirlpool, needs belt $50. 982-8407. 03/18
dryer Electric, Whirlpool, approx 2 years old. $200. 982-8407. 03/18
refrigerator Whirlpool, white. Approx 2 yrs old. $200. 982-8407. 03/18
electric range ,GE, white, need bottom coil. Reinstalled (loose) $100. 982-8407. 03/18
for sale: Sofa and love seat in very good condition. Both items have recliners on each end. $500 for both pieces. 941-7041 after 1:00pm. 03/18
crib with mattress armoire & chest matching set, excellent condition $150; Maple rocker $30; changing table $35; Walker $15 843-9761. 03/15
twin size cherrywood bed w/mattress & matching dresser $150, for all. Hand crafted full size bed & mattress $150 bed/mattress. Oak entertainment center w/black trim $40. 230-7224, Searcy. 03/15
ge electric stove in good condition, very clean $60 obo. 804-4197. 03/15
adjustable bed frame $20 firm.Silver headboard & footboard $60 firm. 804-7458. 03/15
floral sleeper couch queen size very nice $100. 307-4025. 03/15
antique buffet $125, 2 dark green wing back chairs $20 each. 941-7976. 03/15
old dining room table with 4 chairs and three leaves. Fair condition $125. 941-7976. 03/15
26” color console TV, great condition. $100 obo. 605-0054. 03/15
ge washer $60 pick up, $75 delivered. 412-0532. 03/15
maytag dryer $75 pick up, $100 delivered. 412-0532. 03/15
black metal bunkbed. Full sized bottom twin sized top. Full sized mattress included $45. Leftover yard sales-all for $30. 676-0022. 03/15
for sale: sofa & dresser. 941-2000. 03/15
oak kitchen table & 1 chair. Like new $85. 983-1445. 03/15
new suede, light plum, push back recliner. Paid $500. Take $300. 982-6360. 03/15
maytag washer, runs good, pick up $60. Delivered $75. 412-0532. 03/15
wood storage cabinet 2-door 72x30, entertainment center 55x36, 2 nice hospital mattreses, hand carved antique sofa, folds down for bed. Many other items. 882-6102. 03/11
for sale: Dinning table w/4 rolling chairs. Good condition $100. Blue recliner. Good condition. $75. 676-5994. 03/11
computer desk-off white, small, very good condition $50 & desk with drawers, maple with matching chair $100. 843-3763. 03/08
oak dining Room Table - olid oak - with 5 chairs. 42'' inch round w/18" leaf = 60" oblong $300. Call after 6pm 843-2956.03/08
maytag heavy duty dryer. Quiet, works extra good. Looks nice. 2 yrs old. $100. 658-1188 or 658-1209. 03/08
china cabinet with glass top. Drawers on bottom $200. 584-8487. 03/08
twin sized solid oak bed with headboard & mattresses $75. 584-8487. 03/08
16 cu ft refrigerator for sale. $125. 882-2420. Beebe area. 03/08
8’ off white sofa, velvet good condition $250, blue velvet chair $25, car seat $25, single bed with head & footboard & box spring & mattress. $125. 982-6812. 03/08
for sale: numerous comic books. Call for information. 516-5568. 03/15
red bricks 9X3 have 68 would work great for landscaping $25 obo cash only 501-843-9060. 03/18
medifast weightloss meals for sale lots of it for more info call 985-1163. 03/18
for sale: 10 boxes of hardback & paperback books. Great condition. Romance, legal help & info, mysteries & much more. 941-3922. Over 100 books. $10 for all 10 boxes. 03/18
tool sale: Planer, scroll saw, bend saw & more. 10 Glendale Drive. Cabot. 843-6304. 03/18
free cultured marble vanities & bath tubs seconds. Some panels-you haul away. 988-0334. 03/18
vintage hats, gloves, purses & hankerchiefs for sale. 310-3557. 03/15
antique violin-dated 1800’s. 541-5195. 03/15
wild turkey decanters. 541-5195. 03/15
electric wheelchair never used $2,500, valued at $6,100. Well pump works good, $150. 796-2831. 03/15
for sale: beautiful engagement ring 14-Karat white gold diamond ring with a center princess cut diamond approximately 1/2 carat with diamonds on the side. Have appraisal from Stanley Jewelers. Will sell for $1,500. 941-7879. 03/15
house plants & outside plants 50¢ & up. Would like to sell all plants due to health. Books 25¢ - $1 each. All kinds men & women clothes 50¢ & up, also men’s suits. 982-0907. 03/15
2 rooms of carpet free; about a year old, does need cleaning. 983-1445. 03/15
for sale: 4 complete TimeLife 8-track sets. Set includes 2 8-tracks & booklet Latin, Broadway movies & America music. Excellent condition in original boxes $10 for all sets. 941-3922. 03/11
antique washer for sale, Ringer type, good condition, works $350 obo. 838-7676 or 676-7404. 03/08
weight bench with extensions & misc weights $40, 12” speakers, 2 kickers & impulse in Vanpass Box-plus (2) 10” speakers $250. 843-3763. 03/08
information on plans to build wood-burning truck, circa 1981 $30. 882-2142. 03/08
pride Jet-2 scooter for disabled persons, like new $1200. 843-5212. 03/08
brand new Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003. $100.00 (501) 605-2417. 03/08
gas range, beige. $100.00; International Scout II, 4x4, runs great, needs inexpensive brake repair and muffler, very little rust on fenders, $2500.00 obo.501-882-6795 lv. message. 03/08
cook stove natural gas, almost new $100 (3) 110 A/C $50 each, almost new. 870-256-4838. 03/08
for sale: 8 place setting Mikasa dinnerware. Green leaf pattern. Price-new $250 used only twice. Will sell for $125. Call (870) 256-4263 to see. 03/08
Australian outback hat; Army camo shirt; other asst’d clothing. Motorcycle boots sz 9 & other items. $225 for all. 563-5000. 03/08
Lost & found
lost in Sunset circle area of Cabot. Miniature Rat Terrier. Black & white, young. Child’s pet. Please call if found. Lost mid February. 628-4376 or 554-0407. 03/15
lost: blue heeler, female 5 months old, wearing John Deere collar, very friendly. Butlerville area. 941-0984. 03/08
found: Small dog. Area: Hwy 367 South-Cabot. Call to identify 605-2903. 03/15
LAWN EQUIPMENT AND FARM
tractor JD 4020 good shape, good tires, roll guard & canopy. Call for info. 882-5276 Beebe. 03/15
square Bale Loader, Gahel 7’ Sickel conditioner 500 gal water tank on trailer. 676-3389. 03/11
we service & have parts for most types of lawnmowers. Cabot Outdoors. 901 S.Pine. Cabot. 843-7956. 03/29
john deere 75hp tractor has cab, heat & air, front end loader & bush hog. Extra clean. 454-7398 or 843-5939. 03/08
wanted: running or non-running push or riding lawnmowers. 843-5376. 03/08
lawnmower Craftsman self-propelled with bagger 7hsp 21” cut $165 very good shape. Sears pushmower 3.8 hsp 20” cut $50. 843-5376. 03/08
for sale: Roosters & hens - $2.50 each. 870-552-9043 after 6:00pm. 03/11
silver & black Guinea chickens $7 each. 676-7165. 03/15
ANIMALS, PETS, & SUPPLIES
free: another country drop off or possibly lost. Healthy good-looking, good natured, medium female, about 6 months old, Catahoula appearance. 676-5624. 03/15
free lab puppies. 5wks old. 743-2254. 03/18
part Gray Hound/Part Collie. Inside dog, free to good home. Female about 2 yrs old. 882-5101. 03/15
15 year old mare. Welch/Cobb very gentle, anybody can ride, loves children $500. 658-6008. 03/15
full grown Bassett Hound, good with kids, not had shots or neutered. Free. 690-5753. 03/15
free 2 year old female lab mix. Fixed with all shots. Great with kids. Has to go. Food etc included. 259-0165. 03/15
free to good home. (Indoor) Calico cat, 2 years old has all shots & fixed. 941-5417 or 941-8797. 03/15
3 free dogs, boxers, to good home. 9 months old. 626-2738 anytime. 03/15
part english Terrier/part Schnauzer small dog named Benji, loves children. Free to good home only. 266-0232 or 676-0022 03/15
free cats & kittens. Must go to good homes. All in need of shots. 744-9643. Jax. 03/15
free lab mix puppies born Jan 31. Call Teresa 259-4778. 03/15
golden retriever pups AKC females 3 months old first and second shots, housetrained. $250. 605-0232 or 259-0241. Ward. 03/11
free puppies: red heeler & shepherd. 983-8005. 03/15
5 kittens for sale, different colors, very cute. 743-2254. 03/08
large bird cage $25; Pet grooming kit $35. 983-1445. 03/08
free 6 month old Lab male, black, neutered. 944-8211 or 944-8336. 03/08
free to good home. (Indoor) Yellow lab, 8 months old, has all shots. Call 985-3811 or 838-0379. 03/08
VEHICLES & ACCESSORIES
1991 jeep Cherokee Laredo, 4x4, 4dr, 2nd owner. $3,250. 454-1707. 03/15
saturn 2002 SL1 automatic, gold, 59K mi - 27mpg in city, 37mpg in city $5700. 726-3700. 03/18
1993 chevy Blazer, 221 K needs works, needs back glass, $1,500. Call Andy 804-7458. 03/15
1994 nissan 4x4 extended cab pickup, air conditioning $3500. 920-7622. 03/15
2003 ford F250 4 wheel drive, black & tan fully loaded diesel. Excellent condition. Leather interior. $28,500. 605-2909. 03/15
1994 chevy WT-1500, 4.3 liter V6 auto transmission, new tires $2800 obo. 870-966-3651 after 5pm. 03/15
1994 ford F250, 5sp, 90,000 miles. Great, strong truck. $4,500. Beebe. 804-9546. 03/15
2000 honda Accord SE, 4 door, all power, CD, keyless, aluminum wheels, like new. 982-4384. 03/15
2002 kia Optima LX 4 cylinder, 5 speed, stereo fully equipped 75K, good condition, great gas mileage. $5,195 obo. 771-5039. 03/15
1979 chevy LWB, runs, $800 cash. 837-1662. 03/15
1990 ford F-350 Dually diesel $3800. 843-3122. 03/15
1990 toyota Camry $350 will turn over but will not start. Brand new radiator for 1995 Neon $100. 676-7504 or 838-7677 ask for Tosha. 03/15
1991 mazda Navajo, 4x4, V6, 148,000 miles (Compare to a 2 door Explorer) $1,500 obo. Call David 501-605-1187. 03/15
1996 chevy S-10, 4 cylinder, runs good $3,500. 743-6435. 03/15
1986 chevy 20 Series Custom Van needs carbourator $1,800. 982-5157. 03/11
lincoln 1999 Towncar Executive, leather, white, loaded 70K miles $9,500 obo. 843-5381. 03/15
1953 chevrolet 1/2 ton pickup 235 cubic inch, 6 cylinder engine $2000 obo. 605-8670. 03/15
ford 9” rear end out of ‘76 pickup F-100. $100. 985-2726. 03/11
1969 chevy Chevelle Malibu has SS hood & 400 small block. Runs great, needs some body work. 743-1330. 03/15
1994 ford Probe GT all power tinted windows 5 speed ,needs work $1,000. 556-3339. 03/15
2001 taurus Ford. Clean, new tires, top shape, you will love this car. $5900. 982-5321 or 519-5321. 03/08
new 16ft Trailer w/ramps, tandem axle w/new tires, wood floor-never rained on. $1050 firm. Call 920-5350. 03/08
2004 chevrolet Malibu LS, 4 door, all power CD, aluminum wheels 28,000 miles $8,950. 985-5569. 03/15
1994 s-10 Blazer. Blown head gasket, new battery, new water pump, new tires & spark plugs. $350. Call Chris at 941-8211. 03/08
1994 jeep Wrangler, 4 cylinder, automatic, new top, new tires & aluminum wheels $4900 cash. 843-2385 or 605-2683. 03/08
for sale: 1993 Ford F-150 1/2ton, club cab 4X4 short box pickup. Low miles, sharp, in great condition. $4,000. firm. Call 501-605-0188 after 3pm. 03/08
1995 ford Taurus. Fair condition, needs some work $700. 626-8550. 03/08
1990 plymouth Voyager for sale $750 130,000 miles on it. 838-7676. 03/08
pontiac Sunbird 75000 mi 4 door, 4 cylinder, blue (inside & out) $3000. 1991 S-10 4x4, & 1985 S-10 4x4. Both for $2800 one runs, other doesn’t. 985-1445. 03/08
alumacraft 14-36-18 open floor plan carpet w/2 pedestal seats, 15hp. Johnson electric start, motor guide trolling foot operated motor, trailer & extras all 1997 used very little $2,150 firm. 843-6005. 03/08
25’ coachman air conditioning, TV, microwave oven, hot water heater, furnace toaster oven, & rear hitch. Asking $4000. 626-7639 03/15
2003 springdale 28’ fifth wheel w/slide & hitch. Like new condition. 4 years left on warranty $16,500. 941-0911 or 658-1802. 03/08
looking for shed or small trailer. Will pay to have moved but has limited income. 882-2142. 03/08
wanted: Antique upright piano. Please call. 843-3765. 03/08
WAnted free non working and/or workign computers desktop and laptops and video game consoles. 985-1163. 03/18
wanted: running or non-running push or riding lawnmowers. 843-5376. 03/08
wanted: Scrap metal-automobiles, boats, air conditioners, any kind of scrap metal. 834-1371. 03/18
wanted: Family desperately needs electric dryer, gas hot water heater, furniture, and other household items. 753-2107 or 563-7748. 03/11
wanted: Small used boys bike 20”, good condition, reasonable price, Beebe area. For grandchildren visits. 882-3103.03/15
Wanted: Project car. Older/unusual style preferred. Must have solid body, will buy with or without motor and tranny. 870-882-9551 or email email@example.com. 03/18
i want to buy a Motorola Razor or any cinglular cell phone that requires the sims chip must be real good affordable price. 985-1163. 03/18
Lots & acreage
lots for sale- Clays Hidden Estates-Restricted for houses only, Cabot Schools, 5 miles out of town off Hwy 321, 1 or 2 acre lots available. Private subdivision. In ground utilities. Phone #’s 501-626-9351, 501-454-0244, 501-605-3411. 03/22
government funds avail for 1st time home buyers. If you own land or have family land. 0 down. No closing costs. Bad Credit OK. 501-407-9526. 04/06
for sale by owner: Carport, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, fenced yard (West Side School) 25 Page Ave. Cabot. $64,900. 259-0382. 03/08
cabot area: Carlisle schools 3BD/2BA. 2002 Manufactured home on 3 wooded & fenced acres. Includes loft bed/computer desk, dining table, 20x20 horse shed & other animal shelters. $69,000. 676-0652. 03/08
Cabot schools: Southside Elementary 3BD/2 1/2BA, large den, study, or 4th bedroom. 3,300 square feet, 29x29 shed, 3 acres, swimming pool, all rooms large $225,000. 951-8140. 03/15
LR: 1623 Commerce St., 2 Apartment building, 2 bedrooms each. Needs work. Owner finance $500 down, $300 a month. Call 803-799-0070. 03/18
mobile home 3BD/2BA in small park 6 miles North of Base back gate. Non-smokers only 3 person limit. No rowdies. Water & garbage paid. $500 per month. References required. 307-4025. 03/08
house for rent: Jacksonville - 1 Bedroom brick home, stove, refrigerator, carport, storage. Near LR Air Force Base. Lease & reference required. $415 plus deposit. 834-0931. 03/08
for rent nice 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes on large lots in quiet safe park close to LRAFB. New carpet and appliances. Starting at $350 per month plus deposit. Call 835-3450. 03/29
Legal notice as published in the March 4 & 11, 2006, editions of The Leader:
NOTICE IS GIVEN that is pursuance of the authority contained in the decretal order of the Lonoke County Circuit Court, entered on the 20th day of January 2006 in Case No. CV-2005-572, then pending therein between GEORGE W. PATTERSON AS TRUSTEE OF THE GEORGE WASHINGTON PATTERSON LIVING TRUST AND PATSY B. PATTERSON AS TRUSTEE OF THE PATSY BURYLE PATTERSON LIVING TRUST, Plaintiffs, and BOBBY MILLER AND HENRIETTA MILLER, HUSBAND AND WIFE, Defendants, the undersigned, as Commissioner of said Court, will offer for sale at public venue to the highest bidder, at the Main Entrance of the County Courthouse, 301 North Center Street, in which said Court is held, in the County of Lonoke, City of Lonoke, Arkansas, within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 22nd day of March 2006, the following described real estate, situated in Lonoke County, Arkansas, to-wit:
A Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 2 North, Range 10 West, of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Lonoke County, Arkansas, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of Section 1, Township 2 North, Range 10 West; thence North 89 degrees 34 minutes 41 seconds East a distance of 998.32 feet to a point; thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 850.12 feet to an existing ?” rebar; thence North 89 degrees 29 minutes 26 seconds East a distance of 25.00 feet to a point; thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 335.20 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue South 00 degrees 02 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 249.75 feet to a point; thence South 89 degrees 29 minutes 26 seconds West a distance of 524.95 feet to a point; thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 53 seconds West a distance of 249.75 feet to a point; thence North 89 degrees 29 minutes 26 seconds East a distance of 524.97 feet, returning to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a 25.00 feet Road and Utility Easement along the East Side.
TERMS OF SALE: On a credit of three months, the purchaser being required to execute a bond as required by law and the order and decree of said Court is said cause, with approved security, bearing interest at the rate of 10 percent per annum from date of sale until paid, and a lien being retained on the premises sold to secure the payment of the purchase money.
Given under my hand this 1st day of March 2006.
COMMISSIONER IN CIRCUIT COURT
By: Deborah Oglesby
Larry K. Cook, P.A.
Attorney for Plaintiffs
P.O. Box 200
Cabot, AR 72023
Legal notice as published in the March 8 & 11, 2006, editions of The Leader:
Mobile home abandoned at 1628 Pinion, Jacksonville, Ar. Owner has 10 days to claim & move. Will be sold to highest bidder if not claimed. Call 982-2003 (evenings). 993-3278 (Days).
Legal notice as published in the March 11, 2006, edition of The Leader:
ORDINANCE NO. 1272 (#5 – 06)
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A SERIES OF LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE CONSTRUCTION AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CITY; PLEDGING TAX REVENUES SUFFICIENT TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A TRUST INDENTURE FOR THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE PROJECT; APPROVING AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT; PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, at the Special Election held July 5, 2005, there was submitted to the voters of the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas (the “City”), the question of issuing bonds of the City (the “Bonds”) in the maximum principal amount of Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) to finance the costs of acquiring, constructing and equipping land and additional capital improvements for the public library (the “Project”) operated by the City and the Central Arkansas Library System (“CALS”) to be payable from a continuing annual ad valorem property tax to be levied at a continuing rate of 1.0 mill on the dollar of the assessed valuation of taxable real and personal property in the City;
WHEREAS, the voters approved the issuance of the Bonds by a vote of 616 votes FOR and 288 votes AGAINST;
WHEREAS, the City and CALS intend to fund the Project improvements with the proceeds of the Bonds;
WHEREAS, the estimated costs of the Project, including costs of issuing the Bonds, will not exceed Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000);
WHEREAS, the City Council levied in 2005 for collection in 2006 and covenants to levy in subsequent years an ad valorem property tax at the rate of 1.0 mill on the dollar of the assessed valuation of taxable real and personal property in the City, together with all penalties and interest payable with respect thereto (the “Library Tax”), to be used to pay debt service on the Bonds;
WHEREAS, the City will receive its allocable portion of the One-Half Percent (.5%) statewide sales and use tax implemented pursuant to Amendment No. 79 to the Arkansas Constitution (“Amendment 79”), which is intended to offset any decrease in collections resulting from the homestead exemption also implemented pursuant to Amendment 79 (the “Special Tax Collections”);
WHEREAS, the City will covenant to pledge the Library Tax and the Special Tax Collection to pay the debt service on the Bonds; and
WHEREAS, in order to serve and fulfill the purposes for which it has been created and to provide funds for the financing of the Project, the City desires to adopt this Ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of the City of Jacksonville Library Construction and Improvement Bonds, Series 2006 (the "Bonds") in the aggregate principal amount of Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) and other matters pertaining thereto.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS, THAT:
SECTION ONE. The Project shall be accomplished. The Mayor City Clerk/Treasurer, and Director of Finance are hereby authorized to take or cause to be taken all action necessary to accomplish the acquisition, construction, and equipping of the Project and to execute all required documents.
SECTION TWO. Under the authority of the Constitution and laws of the State of Arkansas, including particularly Amendment No. 30 to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas, as amended by Amendment No. 72 to the Arkansas Constitution, and Arkansas Code Annotated §§14-142-201 through 222 (Act 920 of the Acts of Arkansas of 1993), the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas Library Construction and Improvement Bonds, Series 2006, are hereby authorized and ordered issued in the total aggregate principal amount of not to exceed Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000), for the term and at the interest rates set forth in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference. The Bonds shall not be general obligations of the City, but shall be special obligations payable solely from the proceeds of the Library Tax, the Special Tax Collections, and other moneys, funds, and amounts, more specifically identified in the Indenture, (identified hereinafter). The City hereby pledges the Library Tax, the Special Tax Collections, and other moneys, funds, and amounts available therefor pursuant to the Indenture to secure payment of the Bonds.
SECTION THREE. In order to pay the principal of and interest on the Bonds as they mature and are called for redemption prior to maturity, together with fees and costs incidental thereto, there are hereby appropriated out of the proceeds of the Library Tax and the Special Tax Collections the sums necessary to pay the same in accordance with the schedule of principal and interest attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and made a part hereof.
SECTION FOUR. The proceeds of the Bonds, together with investment earnings thereon, shall be used: (i) to finance the Project; and, (ii) to pay the costs of issuance of the Bonds. The Bonds will mature, bear interest, and be subject to redemption in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture (identified hereinafter).
SECTION FIVE. All actions heretofore taken by the Mayor City Clerk/Treasurer, and Director of Finance in connection with the offering of the Bonds, including the preparation and distribution of the Preliminary Official Statement, preparation of the Official Statement, and preparation of this Ordinance (the “Authorizing Ordinance”), are hereby in all respects ratified and approved. The Official Statement is deemed a final Official Statement for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15(c) 2-12. The Official Statement of the City in the form presented at this meeting with such changes, omissions, insertions, and revisions as the Mayor, City Clerk/Treasurer, and Director of Finance shall deem advisable is hereby authorized and approved, and the Mayor shall sign and deliver such final Official Statement to the Underwriter for distribution to the owners of the bonds and other interested persons.
SECTION SIX. The appointment of First Arkansas Bank & Trust (“Trustee”) as Trustee for the Bonds is hereby approved.
SECTION SEVEN. To prescribe the terms and conditions upon which the Bonds authorized by the voters at the July 5, 2005 Special Election are to be executed, issued, accepted, held, and secured, the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute and acknowledge a Trust Indenture between the City and the Trustee, and the City Clerk/Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to execute and acknowledge the Trust Indenture and to affix the seal of the City thereto. The Mayor and City Clerk/Treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to cause the Trust Indenture to be accepted, executed, and acknowledged by the Trustee, and the Trust Indenture is hereby approved in substantially the form submitted for this meeting.
SECTION EIGHT. The Mayor, the City Clerk/Treasurer, the Director of Finance, and CALS, for and on behalf of the City, are authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary to effect the execution and delivery of the Trust Indenture, the performance of all obligations of the City under the Trust Indenture, the issuance, execution, sale, and delivery of the Bonds, including the execution of a Bond Purchase Agreement between the City and the Underwriter, and the performance of all acts of whatever nature necessary to effect and carry out the authority conferred by this Ordinance. The Mayor City Clerk/Treasurer, and CALS are further authorized and directed, for and on behalf of the City, to execute all papers, documents, certificates, and other instruments that may be required for the carrying out of such authority or to evidence the exercise thereof.
SECTION NINE. The appointments of Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP as Bond Counsel and of Crews & Associates, Inc. as Underwriter, respectively, are hereby approved and ratified.
SECTION TEN. Emergency. It is hereby found and declared that an immediate need exists for the accomplishment of the Project in order to achieve the most cost effective financing for the City’s public library. It is, therefore, declared that an emergency exists. This Ordinance, being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, shall take effect and be in force from and after its date of passage.
APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS 6th DAY OF MARCH, 2006.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS TOMMY SWAIM, MAYOR
SUSAN DAVITT, CITY CLERK
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
ROBERT E. BAMBURG, CITY ATTORNEY
Legal notice as published in the March 11, 2006, edition of The Leader:
ORDINANCE NO. 1271 (#4 - 06)
AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS WITH RESPECT TO THE REFINANCING OF EXPANSIONS OF AND IMPROVEMENTS TO REBSAMEN MEDICAL CENTER; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS; AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL TRUST INDENTURE; AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE; AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF THE BONDS; PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas (the “City”), owns an acute care hospital known as “Rebsamen Medical Center,” with related health care facilities (the “Hospital”);
WHEREAS, there are outstanding at this time: (a) the City’s Hospital Revenue Bonds, Series 1992; (b) the City’s Hospital Revenue Bonds (Rebsamen Regional Medical Center), Series 1997; and, (c) the City’s Hospital Revenue
Refunding Bonds (Rebsamen Medical Center), Series 2005;
WHEREAS, the Hospital is leased to Rebsamen Medical Center, Inc. (the “Lessee”) pursuant to a Lease entered into between the City and Lessee as of September 1, 1994, as heretofore supplemented (the “Lease”);
WHEREAS, the City, pursuant to the request of Lessee, proposes to issue its “City of Jacksonville, Arkansas Hospital Revenue Refunding Bonds (Rebsamen Medical Center), Series 2006 (the “Series 2006 Bonds”) in the principal amount of Three Million Six Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($3,620,000.00) to provide for the refunding of the Series 1992 Bonds and the Series 1997 Bonds, collectively identified as the “Refunded Bonds” in order to achieve interest savings; and,
WHEREAS, copies of the Fourth Supplemental Indenture, the Fourth Supplemental Lease (both being in substantially final form), the Purchase Agreement, and the Preliminary Official Statement (identified hereinbelow) have been presented to and are before the City Council at the meeting at which this Ordinance is considered.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS, THAT:
SECTION ONE: The issuance of the Series 2006 Bonds, in the aggregate principal amount of Three Million Six Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($3,620,000.00), is hereby authorized. The interest rates and terms of the Series 2006 Bonds are as set forth in the Bond Purchase Agreement.
SECTION TWO:The Series 2006 Bonds shall be sold pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Bond Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”), among the City, the Corporation, and Stephens, Inc. for the purchase price and upon the terms and conditions set forth therein.
SECTION THREE:To prescribe the terms and conditions upon which the Series 2006 Bonds are to be executed and secured, the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute and acknowledge a Fourth Supplemental Trust Indenture (the “Supplemental Indenture”) between the City and First Arkansas Bank & Trust, Jacksonville, Arkansas (the “Trustee”), supplementing the Supplemental, Restated, and Substituted Trust Indenture dated as of August 1, 1996. The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to execute and acknowledge the Supplemental Indenture and to affix the seal of the City thereto, and the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to cause the Supplemental Indenture to be accepted, executed, and acknowledged by the Trustee. The Supplemental Indenture is hereby approved in substantially the form heretofore presented, and the Mayor is hereby authorized to execute the Supplemental Indenture on behalf of the City with such changes as may be approved by him.
SECTION FOUR: The Fourth Supplemental Lease is hereby approved in substantially the form heretofore presented, and the Mayor is hereby authorized to execute the Fourth Supplemental Lease with such changes as shall be approved by him.
SECTION FIVE:There is hereby authorized, ratified, and confirmed the preparation and distribution to various prospective and actual purchasers of the Series 2006 Bonds of the Official Statement and Preliminary Official Statement in the name of the City, describing the City, the Hospital, the Series 2006 Bonds, and setting forth such other information as may be determined to be necessary or desirable. The Mayor, for and on behalf of the City, is authorized to execute such Official Statement. The Preliminary Official Statement, in the form heretofore presented, is hereby approved and is “deemed final” for the purpose of Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15c2-12.
SECTION SIX:The Mayor and City Clerk, for and on behalf of the City, are hereby authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary to effect the execution and delivery of the Fourth Supplemental Lease, the execution and delivery of the Supplemental Indenture, the issuance, execution, sale, and delivery of the Series 2006 Bonds, the execution and delivery of the Purchase Agreement, the execution, delivery, and distribution of an Official Statement, the refunding and discharge of the Refunded Bonds, and the performance of all acts of whatever nature necessary to effect and carry out the authority conferred by this Ordinance. The Mayor and City Clerk are hereby further authorized and directed, for and on behalf of the City, to execute all papers, documents, certificates, and other instruments that may be required for the carrying out of such authority or to evidence the exercise thereof.
SECTION SEVEN:The City Clerk shall maintain, as a part of the minutes of the meeting at which this Ordinance is adopted, copies of the Supplemental Indenture, the Fourth Supplemental Lease, and the Preliminary Official Statement for inspection by any interested parties.
SECTION EIGHT:The Series 2006 Bonds are declared to be “qualified tax-exempt obligations” within the meaning of Section 265(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
SECTION NINE: All Ordinances or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.
SECTION TEN: It is hereby ascertained and declared that providing uninterrupted and continuing medical facilities and services for the health and safety of the citizens of Jacksonville, Arkansas, is essential to our community. Therefore, an emergency is hereby declared, and this Ordinance, being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS 6th DAY OF MARCH, 2006.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS
TOMMY SWAIM, MAYOR
SUSAN DAVITT, CITY CLERK
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
ROBERT E. BAMBURG, CITY ATTORNEY