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Notice of Public Hearing Notice is Hereby Given

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Butler, Ohio (the "County") on Monday, August 22, 2022 at or about 9:30 AM in the County Commissioners' Hearing Room, 315 High Street, Floor 2, Hamilton, Ohio as a joint undertaking with Allen County, Ohio, to discuss the possible issuance by the County of Allen, Ohio (the "Issuer"), for itself and in cooperation with certain counties including the County, of its County of Allen, Ohio Hospital Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2022 (Bon Secours Mercy Health, Inc.), in one or more series (the "Series 2022 Bonds"), pursuant to Chapter 140, Ohio Revised Code (the "Act"). It is anticipated that the proceeds of the Series 2022 Bonds will be made available to Bon Secours Mercy Health, Inc. (the "Corporation"), a Maryland nonprofit nonstock membership corporation, and certain of its non-profit affiliates. The Series 2022 Bonds will be issued as qualified 501(c)(3) as defined in Section 145 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, to (i) finance and refinance, including reimbursement, additional "Hospital Facilities" as defined in Section 140.01 of the Act, located or anticipated to be located at the following locations in the County: (A) 2960, 2990, 3000 and 3050 Mack Road, Fairfield, known as Mercy Hospital Fairfield/Fairfield MOB/Mercy HealthPlex Fairfield, River Front Pharmacy, (B) 741 Wessel Drive, known as Fairfield Family Medicine, (C) 280 S. Locust St., MH Fairfield Hospital Rehabilitation, (D) 270 S. Locust St., Oxford, known as Oxford Primary Care, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Oxford and the Heart Institute, Oxford, (E) 8737 Union Centre Blvd known as Mercy Health Ortho & Sports Medicine, (F) 8859 Brookside Avenue, known as West Chester Family Medicine, (G) 6770 Cincinnati Dayton Rd, known as Mercy Health Center Liberty Falls, (H) 870 NW Washington Blvd, Suite D, Hamilton, known as Mercy Heart Institute, Hamilton, and (I) 9582 Princeton-Glendale Road, Hamilton (each, a "project" and collectively, the "projects"), the initial legal owner or principal user of each project being Mercy Health Cincinnati LLC, Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital LLC, Mercy Health West Hospital LLC, or Mercy Health Physicians Cincinnati LLC, each an Ohio non-profit limited liability company, or the Corporation, or a related party thereof; (ii) refinance all or a portion of a taxable loan, the proceeds of which refunded the outstanding principal amount of the $89,425,000 County of Allen, Ohio Adjustable Rate Hospital Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2017B (the "Series 2017B Bonds"); and (iii) finance certain costs associated with the issuance of the Series 2022 Bonds. The Corporation and its non-profit affiliates operate a healthcare system on several campus sites. The projects are and will be used by the Corporation in an integrated operation for the delivery of healthcare, education, scientific research and administrative activities supporting those activities on several campuses. Not more than $25,000,000 of the stated principal amount of the Series 2022 Bonds will be spent at the projects in the aggregate, and not more than $10,000,000 of the stated principal amount of the Series 2022 Bonds will be spent at any one project listed in this notice. The aggregate principal amount of the Series 2022 Bonds will not exceed $300,000,000. THE SERIES 2022 BONDS SHALL NOT REPRESENT OR CONSTITUTE A DEBT OR PLEDGE OF THE FAITH AND CREDIT OR THE TAXING POWER OF THE COUNTY OF BUTLER, THE ISSUER OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF OHIO. Interested persons are invited to attend this public hearing and will be given an opportunity to express their views concerning the proposed issuance of the Series 2022 Bonds. Written comments may also be given by submitting them to Flora Butler, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, 315 High Street, Hamilton, Ohio 45011, prior to the public hearing. /s/ Flora Butler Clerk, Board of County Commissioners County of Butler, Ohio 8-12/2022
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