December 23, 2019

The regular monthly meeting of the Pelican Valley Health Center Hospital District Board of Directors was held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday evening, December 23, 2019, in the Pelican Valley meeting room.  The meeting was called to order by Richard Bratlien.  Other board members present were: Dave Slotten, Shannon Erickson, Les Rotz, Brian Evenson, John Waller, and Mark Sjostrom. Absent was Sue Bruggeman, Brad Knorr, and Mary Williams. Staff present were Tyler Ahlf and Ali Erickson. Others present were: Angie Urman and Chad Miller. 


 After adding d. Act on Legal Matters to board action, a motion was made by Les and seconded by Shannon to approve the agenda and approve minutes of the previous meeting. Motion carried. 


Chad Miller gave the legal report.  This is a closed portion of the meeting due to litigation strategy related to a collection issue at 6:15pm. The open board meeting reconvened at 6:31pm.

Chad provided the board with Knute Nelson responsibilities. In the January meeting, a committee will be formed to perform an evaluation.

Rich reported from the Executive Committee meeting. He had nothing further to report.

Tyler presented the Administrative Report which included an operations & census update and review of the performance dashboard.  In addition, Tyler shared with the board PVSL was selected to receive a grant that will allow housing employees to receive scholarships. He discussed the updated scholarship policy and highlighted changes that were made. Feedback was given. Tyler will be setting up committee meetings in the next month. It was brought up that board members should stay on the same committees longer than one year. 

Ali presented the financial report. The cash and investment summary, November financial statements and financial performance highlights were presented.  There were two scholarship requests in the amount of $3,675 and $2,919.25.


A facebook post was discussed.



Motion was made by Brian and seconded by Les to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried.  Motion made by Les, seconded by Mark to approve scholarships in the amount of $3,675 and $2,919.25.  Motion carried. Motion was made by Shannon, seconded by Dave to approve the scholarship policy with the discussed changes. Two opposed. Motion carried.  Regarding the collection action discussed in the closed meeting, a Motion was made by Les, seconded by John to write off the full amount contingent on signing a new service agreement and if they would not sign this to proceed with eviction. Motion carried. Mark was appointed the Nominating Committee chair, along with Dave and Rich.


Motion was made by Les, seconded by John to adjourn the meeting at 7:16 p.m. Motion carried. 

Ali Erickson, Recording Secretary  

David Slotten, Secretary