MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF
THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF
THE WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
May 25, 2016
STATE OF TEXAS X
COUNTY OF WALKER X
The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District, Walker County, Texas met in a regular session, open to the public, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Huntsville Memorial Hospital, Huntsville, Texas.
Members of the Board present included:
Chairman Robert R. Hardy
Vice Chairman Ron Lange
Secretary Jerry Larrison
Manager, Susan Mott
Manager, Judy Emmett
Also in attendance were: Keli Molina, WCHD Administrative Assistant: Guy Gros, HMH CFO and Dr. Tim Deahl.
Agenda Item #1: Call meeting to order.
Chairman Hardy called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Agenda Item #2: Consider approving the minutes for the Regular Meeting held April 27, 2016 and the Special Meeting held May 11, 2016.
Mrs. Mott made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Mr. Lange seconded the motion. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #3: Comments from the public. If you wish to address the Board of Managers, please register prior to the meeting being called to order.
None were made at this time.
Agenda Item #4: Consider payment of indigent care bills.
WCHD Administrative Assistant Keli Molina presented indigent care bills in the amount of $ $9,243.96. Mr. Lange made a motion to approve the payment of the indigent care bills as presented. Mr. Larrison seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #5: Review and consider approving the monthly financial report.
Chairman Robert Hardy reported that the Hospital District had revenues of $592,814.96 and expenditures of $703,517.70 for the month of April 2016. Mr. Larrison made a motion to accept the financial report as prepared. Mrs. Emmett made a second to the motion. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #6: Consider approving payment of monthly bills.
Mrs. Mott made a motion to approve payment of the monthly bills as presented. Mr. Lange seconded the motion. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #7: Approve the recording of May 2016 budgeted indigent care expense in the amount of $576,664.00.
Mr. Larrison made a motion to approve the recording of the May 2016 indigent care expense. Mr. Lange seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #8: Consider giving approval to Walker County Appraisal District to accept bids received on the properties in trust owned by the taxing jurisdictions.
The District approved bids on 8 properties and authorized the Appraisal District to proceed with the sales. Mr. Lange made a motion to approve the bids on these properties. Mr. Larrison made a second to the motion. The motion passed by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item #9: Comments and reports from managers and HMH administration.
Mr. Hardy gave an update on the Confidential Memorandum sent out a few weeks ago, it was approved by HMH and WCHD and sent out to 12 different companies. Mr. Hardy stated in about two weeks Hilltop Securities will be receiving them back and getting them ready for the WCHD’s review to narrow the field to 2 or 3 bids. After careful consideration WCHD will then meet with HMH Management, HMH Board members and physicians to hear their recommendations.
Agenda Item #10: Adjourn meeting.
There being no further business Chairman Robert Hardy adjourned the meeting at 7:35 p.m.