AUGUST 24, 2020

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, August 24, 2020, via Zoom meeting.  The meeting was called to order by Richard Bratlien.  Other board members present were: Dave Slotten, Shannon Erickson, Brian Evenson, Sue Bruggeman, Brad Knorr, Mary Williams and John Waller. Absent was Les Rotz and Mark Sjostrom. Staff present were Tyler Ahlf and Ali Erickson. Others present were: Angie Urman and Marnie Gugisberg.


Motion was made by Brad and seconded by Mary to approve the agenda and approve minutes of the previous meeting. Motion carried. 


There was no legal report. There was discussion about continuing to have Zoom board meetings into the foreseeable future. 

Rich reported from the Executive Committee meeting. There was no report. 

Dave reported from the Finance Committee meeting. They are proposing a $750,000 preliminary tax levy. They will be working with Building and Grounds to work on the capital schedule. The Finance Committee requested a wage benchmark from Knute Nelson. Marnie reviewed the preliminary budget. She also informed about the new assisted living rates and care packages. 

Ali gave the financial report. The cash and investment summary, July financial statements and financial performance highlights were presented. She also presented a scholarship request in the amount of $6,762.

Tyler presented the Administrative Report which included an operations & census update and review of the performance dashboard.  He also gave a COVID update 


Motion was made by John and seconded by Brian to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried. Motion was made by Brad and seconded by John to approve the scholarship request in the amount of $4,500. Motion carried. 


Motion was made by Mary, seconded by Dave to adjourn the meeting at 7:12pm. Motion carried. 

Ali Erickson, 

Recording Secretary

Les Rotz,