Public Notice: September 28th Public Hearing to Receive Community Input

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on September 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse, located at 24 North Third Street, in Room 301, Wilmington, NC for the community to comment and share input on the following:

  • The publicly-released Asset Purchase Agreement (also referred to previously as the “definitive agreement”) between New Hanover County, NHRMC and Novant Health.
  • The draft bylaws for a community foundation and the use of net proceeds (which is included in the Asset Purchase Agreement as “Exhibit C” and referred to previously as “Exhibit D” in the approved Letter of Intent).
  • The termination of the lease between New Hanover County and NHRMC (if the Asset Purchase Agreement is approved, the current lease agreement between New Hanover County and NHRMC will terminate at closing, because properties and facilities being leased will be sold by New Hanover County – making the lease no longer relevant).

The community can attend the hearing and share public comments, with social distancing guidelines followed. In addition, those who prefer not to attend in person can submit a public comment by emailing Emailed comments must be submitted by 6:00 p.m. on September 27, 2020 in order to be made available to the Board of Commissioners prior to the public hearing.

The public hearing will be available to view live on the county’s Facebook page,, and on NHCTV’s cable stations: Spectrum channel 13 and Charter channel 5. The meeting will also be available for replay on the county’s website under “Special Meetings” after the hearing.


Release Contact
Kym Crowell
Clerk to the Board

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