Dauphin County Wednesday authorized TD Bank to pursue legal action against Harrisburg, as Pennsylvania’s capital city said it will not meet payments due Dec. 15 on $35 million of incinerator bonds.

The county’s resolution comes as Harrisburg also plans to miss $3.3 million in debt-service payments on general obligation debt from 1997 due Sept. 15. Ambac Assurance Corp., insurer of the GO bonds, will meet payments to investors.

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