Westchester County, N.Y., plans to competitively market $173.1 million of general obligation bonds tomorrow in its first new-money deal since Republican Robert Astorino was elected county executive in November. The deal will also be the first marketed in the state under a pilot program allowing Westchester to accept only electronic bids.

Most of the deal will be sold as tax-exempt bonds. Though a final decision whether to market a small portion of the deal to finance water and sewer projects as taxable Build America Bonds will be made today based on market conditions. County finance commissioner Anne ­Marie Berg was optimistic that the county would go ahead with its first BABs issuance.

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