July 10, 2017

STATE OF TEXAS              X



The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District, Walker County, Texas met in a special board meeting, open to the public, Monday, July 10, 2017, at 8:30am. at Walker County Hospital District’s Business Office, (First National Bank Building) 1300 11th Street Suite #515, Huntsville, Texas 77340.

Members of the Board present included:

Chairman, Anne Woodard
Vice Chairman, Dr. Curtis Montgomery
Secretary, Jerry Larrison
Manager, Robert Hardy
Manager, Judy Emmett

Also in attendance were: Keli Molina, WCHD Administrative Assistant; Joe Henderson, attorney for WCHD; Brenda Strama; attorney for WCHD and numerous guest on our sign in sheet attached.

Agenda Item #1:  Call meeting to order.

Chairman Anne Woodard called the meeting to order at 8:40 a.m.

Agenda Item #2.  Consider and act upon the Resolution authorizing and directing the Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District (hereinafter “District”) to deliver the 365 day written termination notice letter (the “Termination Notice”) to Walker County Hospital Corporation dba Huntsville Memorial Hospital (hereinafter “Corporation”), terminating (i) that certain Lease Agreement dated as of June 13, 2013 (as amended, extended and/or revised, the “Lease Agreement”), by and between the District and the Corporation, and (ii) that certain Operating Agreement dated as of June 13, 2013 (as amended, extended and/or revised, the “Operating Agreement,” and together with the Lease Agreement, collectively, the “Hospital Agreements”), by and between the District and the Corporation. Further, notwithstanding the required 365 day notice period in the event of termination without an event of default or otherwise pursuant to the terms of the Hospital Agreements, the District will reserve in said Termination Notice, all rights and remedies under the terms of the Hospital Agreements being terminated, including without limitation, the right to terminate under other provisions in the Hospital Agreements that would accelerate the effective date of the termination of each of the Hospital Agreements to be provided in the Termination Notice.

Chairman Woodard opened the floor for comments from the audience and there were numerous comments made expressing their concerns about management and their perception of the general strength of the hospital.  Many of those present were concerned about their job.

Chairman Anne Woodard made a motion to hold off on the vote now and meet with Mack Woodward in 2 weeks. The motion was seconded by Judy Emmett. The motion passed by unanimous vote.

Agenda Item #3: Adjourn

Chairman Anne Woodard adjourned the meeting at 9:40 a.m.



Anne Woodard, Chairman

Walker County Hospital District



Attest: _____________________________

Jerry Larrison, Secretary

Walker County Hospital District