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Ehlers is an industry-leading financial advisory firm serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, Colorado, Illinois and Kansas. We leverage centuries of combined experience and specialized expertise to deliver innovative, fully-integrated public finance solutions that help our public sector clients build strong, vibrant and sustainable communities.  We serve local governments, school districts, public agencies, special districts, community development authorities and joint powers boards.

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Bond Sales

Ehlers helps clients market and issue bonds through both competitive and negotiated processes. The occurrence and details of our clients' competitive bond sales are subject to change. Final details for each sale listed will be found in the official statement produced by Ehlers.

14 Upcoming Bond Sales

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City of West Bend, Wisconsin

$5,450,000.00 General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2021A

2022 - 2036

Sale Date & Time
April 19 2021, 10:00 AM CT

Independent School District No. 2167 (Lakeview Public Schools), Minnesota

$10,510,000.00 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2021A

2027 - 2041

Sale Date & Time
April 19 2021, 10:00 AM CT

Big Stone County, Minnesota

$3,075,000.00 Taxable General Obligation Abatement Refunding Bonds, Series 2021A

2022 - 2035

Sale Date & Time
April 19 2021, 11:00 AM CT

Market Commentary

Municipal yields have remained flat from March into April.
Jonathan Schatz, Financial Specialist
14 Apr 2021

Interest Rate Indices

Municipal Debt Rates

As of April 01, 2021

Bond Buyer Index
Revenue Bond Index
10-Year Treasury Note

Fixed Income Investment Rates

As of April 02, 2021

3-Month Commercial Paper
1-Year U.S. Treasury Bill
3-Year GO AA Muni


Higher Than Expected Inflation

This week’s commentary looks at the reactions to higher than expected inflation. Municipal yields have remained flat from March into April, and details about the President’s 2022 budget outline.

Market Commentary

Fiscal Policy Debates Loom, Municipal Bond Yields Decline, & Public Finance Proposals Resurface

With the passage of The American Rescue Plan, focus now shifts to future legislative proposals and the possibility of tax increases, in part to address the growing federal deficit. Municipal bond yields have declined modestly over the past two weeks, and several legislative proposals specific to municipal bonds are being supported by local government groups.

Market Commentary