Hospital seeks county bond approval
Decision postponed to allow public comment
With its eyes firmly set on bringing an ambulatory surgery center to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, the hospital’s board of trustees presented their proposal to the Sweetwater County commissioners Tuesday.
The commissioners are needed to sign off on the use of revenue bonds, which the hospital seeks to use in paying for the $40 million project because the county owns MHSC. Irene Richardson, chief financial officer for the hospital, said taxpayers would not be affected by a potential bond issue.
Unlike bonds used to build the hospital’s medical office building, they won’t be...