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Hospital District Budget Workshop Scheduled; Officials To Seek Financing For New EMS Station
Aug13

Hospital District Budget Workshop Scheduled; Officials To Seek Financing For New EMS Station

At an Aug. 12 meeting, Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Wednesday heard a 2-month financial report, took another step toward construction of a new EMS station and consulted with an attorney during an executive session. Hopkins county Hospital District Board of Directors Aug. 12, 2020 meeting EMS Station The hospital board at the Aug. 12 meeting gave HCHD Board President Kerry Law and HCHD CEO Folwell the OK to...

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Construction Of New EMS Station Hits Snag, But Continues Making Progress
Sep05

Construction Of New EMS Station Hits Snag, But Continues Making Progress

Whitley: Medicaid Waiver, Pandemic Impact Hospital District Budget But Overall Tentative Audit A “Great Report” Construction of the new EMS station/hospital district headquarters on Airport Road is progressing but did hit a snag recently, EMS and hospital district officials reported this week during the regular meeting of Hopkins County Hospital District. An outside auditor also noted that while things are looking much...

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HCHD Breaks Ground On New Headquarters, EMS Station
Jul01

HCHD Breaks Ground On New Headquarters, EMS Station

Hopkins County Hospital District and EMS broke ground Thursday morning at the site of what will become a new HCHD headquarters and EMS Station, marking what HCHD COO and EMS Director Brent Smith calls a milestone for Hopkins County EMS. Groundbreaking ceremony for a new Hopkins County Hospital District headquarters and EMS station to be constructed across Airport Road from the hospital and current EMS/HCHD facilty. Approximately 30-40...

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Groundbreaking For New EMS Station-HCHD Headquarters Planned July 1
Jun30

Groundbreaking For New EMS Station-HCHD Headquarters Planned July 1

A groundbreaking ceremony planned at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning, July 1, will signal the start of construction of a new EMS station and Hopkins County Hospital District headquarters. Planning for the new station has been in the planning stages for about a year and a half. The structure will be built at 114 Airport Road on property located across the street from CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs that is owned by the...

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Hospital District Board of Directors Approved A Tax Abatement for D6 Inc., Cardiac Monitors For EMS
Dec18

Hospital District Board of Directors Approved A Tax Abatement for D6 Inc., Cardiac Monitors For EMS

Construction Bids For New EMS Station/HCHD Headquarters Accepted Through Jan. 8 Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved a tax abatement and agreed to an extension on another, approved two budgeted capital purchases, and discussed construction of new EMS station/HCHD headquarters during the Dec. 17 board meeting, and swore in one board member. Tax Abatements At the recommendation of Sulphur Springs – Hopkins...

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Hospital District Board To Discuss Potential Sale Of Interest In CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance
Dec16

Hospital District Board To Discuss Potential Sale Of Interest In CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Thursday are slated to consider a number of items during the regular December meeting including the sale of the district’s interest in CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance. Hopkins County Hospital District The last item on the Dec. 14 agenda calls for an executive session to “discuss the potential sale of the District’s interest in a joint venture known as CHRISTUS...

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Hospital District Board Approves Tax Abatements, CEO Raise, Resolution
Oct31

Hospital District Board Approves Tax Abatements, CEO Raise, Resolution

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved a number of items on the October agenda, including tax abatements for 2 businesses, a raise for the CEO and a resolution for acquisition of 2 nursing homes. Personnel, Property Matters The HCHD Board started their meeting in the manner board meetings typically end, with an executive session to discuss real estate matters and to conduct a performance review and compensation...

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Tax Abatements, Nursing Homes Acquisition On Oct. 27 Hopkins County Hospital District Agenda
Oct27

Tax Abatements, Nursing Homes Acquisition On Oct. 27 Hopkins County Hospital District Agenda

A tax abatements and nursing homes acquisition are among the items on the Oct. 27 Hopkins County Hospital District agenda. The HCHD Board of Directors will be asked during the 6 p.m. meeting to consider approving tax abatements for Hopkins Energy LLC, a solar farm planned in the Dike area, and My Perfect Pet, a new business in Sulphur Springs. Hopkins Energy, which recently changed ownership, is asking for tax incentives from Sulphur...

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Hospital District 2021 Tax Rate, Budget Approved
Sep20

Hospital District 2021 Tax Rate, Budget Approved

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved the 2021 budget and tax rate as proposed and, following an executive session, approved the hiring of an additional staff member for the hospital district. Tax Rate Ron Folwell, hospital district CEO and CFO, recommended no change to the tax rate. Based on the tax formula outlined by the comptroller’s office, the hospital district received $5,526,478 in tax revenue last year...

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Hospital District Board Approves Asbestos Mitigation Fees
Jun24

Hospital District Board Approves Asbestos Mitigation Fees

Hopkins County Hospital District Took action Tuesday evening on three items toward construction of a new EMS/Hospital District Building. Hospital Board members were also sworn in and officers selected at the 6 p.m. meeting June 23. Board Election Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors at the close of filing had only 4 candidates for 4 seats – Dr. Bill Dietze, Tim Kelty, Kristi Shultz and Chris Brown. Thus, the board was...

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