Supervisors review management contracts

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their June 30 meeting concurrent with the Hospital Board of Trustees meeting.
Both boards met at the courthouse to discuss and review management contracts with Sunflower LTC Management and Trilogy Healthcare Solutions.
Sunflower will manage the nursing home and Trilogy will manage the hospital and medical clinics.
They looked at the contracts, page by page, asking questions to executives from both companies.
Later in the meeting, the supervisors and the trustees discussed the contracts with Tom Kirkland, county hospital transaction attorney, via telephone.
The supervisors then approved to reject all bids on the 41-13 lease or sell of the hospital and nursing home.
The trustees approved, in the supervisor meeting, all management contracts with Sunflower and Trilogy beginning August 1.
The Board of Supervisors approved:
-Agenda after adding economic development.
-Inventory deletion of inoperable laptop and siren.
-Inventory transfer of radio from emergency management to District 4.
-$217 postage request from Tax Assessor/Collector Lori Kerr.
-Travel for Kerr to Jackson on July 21-24 for mandatory training.
-Appointed Robert Anderson to the Choctaw County Economic Development District board. He will fill the unexpired term of Teresa Ryan.
– Appointed Geneva Pratt to the Choctaw County Economic Development District board. She will fill the unexpired term of Debra Ward.
The Board of Supervisors will be Monday, July 14 at 9 a.m. at the courthouse.