PELICAN VALLEY 

HOSPITAL DISTRICT

MONTHLY BOARD 

MEETING

September 28, 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, September 28, 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, Les Rotz and Mark Sjostrom. Absent was Mary Williams and John Waller. Staff present were Tyler Ahlf and Ali Erickson. Others present were: Angie Urman and Marnie Gugisberg.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

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. Marnie will be informing about bad debt right off for the assisted livings. 

Les reported from the Long Range Planning Committee. The main objectives are to enhance awareness within the community; develop respite care; investigate the integrity of the 300 wing of the Care Center; partnering with the high school; continue to develop child care. 

Brad reported from the Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting. He reviewed the current year capital items spreadsheet. We have come in $6,000 what was budgeted after delaying some items into the next fiscal year. He also presented a new capital items spreadsheet for FY 2021.

Dave reported from the Finance Committee meeting.  The only changes from the preliminary budget that were made were some increases in wages. They are proposing a $750,000 preliminary tax levy. Marnie reviewed the budget. She also informed about the new assisted living rates and care packages. 

Ali gave the financial report. The cash and investment summary, August financial statements and financial performance highlights were presented. She also presented a scholarship request in the amount of $8,095.63. Marnie reported two bad debt write offs for the assisted living in the amount of $4,973.50 and $8,442.

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

BOARD ACTION 

AND CONCERN

Motion was made by Shannon and seconded by Les to approve the financials as presented. Motion carried. Motion was made by Les and seconded by Mark to approve the scholarship request in the amount of $4,500. Motion carried. Motion was made by Brad and seconded by Les to approve the capital items list for fiscal year 2021 as presented. Motion carried. Motion was made by Dave and seconded by Brian to approve a preliminary tax levy of $750,000. Motion carried. Motion was made by Shannon and seconded by Dave to approve the fiscal year 2021 budgets as presented. Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion was made by Les, seconded by Brad to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 p.m. Motion carried.

Ali Erickson, 

Recording Secretary

Les Rotz,

Secretary