City of Salinas, El Gabilan Library 2018

Salinas Public Facilities Inc

Invest in a new library for the City of Salinas and earn tax-exempt interest. The new El Gabilan Library is designed with a community focus that features an outdoor children's zone, a teen area, a homework help area and an outdoor patio and amphitheater. Please review the offering documents under "Documents" tab for full details.

Issuance characteristics
  • Contains callable maturities
  • Federally tax exempt
  • Revenue
  • Competitive sale

About this bond issuance

  • Purpose

    The El Gabilan Library will be a two story structure (21,076 square feet), including a main lobby, community meeting rooms, outdoor learning spaces, a digital arts studio and an Internet cafe.

    The project was unanimously approved by the Salinas City Council in May of 2018. Construction on the project is expected to take 16 months and will begin in July 2018.

  • Issuer

    Salinas Public Facilities Inc.

  • Authority

    The Bonds are being issued pursuant to the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law of the State (Corporations Code Sections 5110 et seq.) and the Public Leaseback Act of the State (Government Code Sections 54240 et seq.).  The Issuer's Board of Directors approved the Project Lease and authorized the Issuer to issue the Bonds by resolution dated May 24, 2018.  By ordinance adopted on March 6, 2018 and subsequent action at its May 15, 2018 meeting, the City Council of the City (the "City Council") approved the Project, the Ground Lease, the Project Lease, the Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreement (the "Nondisturbance Agreement"), the Indenture and the issuance of the Bonds by the Issuer, and agreed to accept unencumbered titled to the Premises upon retirement of the Bonds, solely for the purposes of meeting the requirements of the Ruling.

  • Security

    The Bonds are special, limited obligations of the Issuer that are payable solely from and secured solely by a pledge of the Trust Estate (consisting of all rents, issues, income, revenues and receipts derived by the Issuer from the Project Lease and certain other money and property) as provided in the Indenture.  See the caption "SECURITY AND SOURCES OF PAYMENT FOR THE BONDS."  No revenue, income, receipts, donations, earnings, property or assets of the Issuer, other than the Trust Estate, will be subject to any lien or claim for the payment of the Bonds or the performance of any other obligation of the Issuer under the Indenture.  The Issuer is a limited-purpose entity whose activities are confined to development and management of the Project and the Public Safety Facility, is not a governmental unit and has no taxing power.  The Issuer has no source of funds available to pay debt service on the Bonds other than the Trust Estate.

  • Trustee

    The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A.







Financing team

Neighborly Securities
Neighborly is the lead manager on this issuance.
Municipal Advisors
Bond Counsel