By publicly posting the written statement below, the Travis County Corporations (TCC) intend that market participants receive and use this written statement for purposes of satisfying the independent registered municipal advisor exemption under the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Municipal Advisor Rule, which took effect on July 1, 2014:

The TCC has retained an independent registered municipal advisor to advise TCC on matters concerning the issuance of municipal securities and municipal financial products. TCC is represented by and will rely upon the advice of its municipal advisor, FirstSouthwest, a Division of Hilltop Securities Inc. (“FSC”), for such matters. As TCC’s independent registered municipal advisor, FSC will assist TCC in evaluating advice (recommendations) made by underwriters or placement agents, including any advice regarding any matters brought to TCC’s attention. This written statement further informs market participants that FSC have agreed to be TCC’s independent registered municipal advisor on any transaction that TCC participates in as an issuer and FSC are aware that TCC will rely on their advice.

For the convenience of TCC, please submit any proposals concerning the issuance of municipal securities or municipal financial products through FSC, TCC’s lead independent registered municipal advisor, to the attention of Timothy Earl Nelson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or 512-481-2022.

This written statement may be relied upon until October 1, 2020, or until such time as it is withdrawn by TCC, whichever occurs sooner.

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