Hospital Commission

The Hospital Commission shall have charge of the administration, operation and maintenance of all hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics, and ambulance services now or hereafter owned by the City. These general powers herein granted, shall not be considered to be limited by enumeration of specific powers in this section. The Commission shall have power to hire, discipline and terminate the chief administrative officer of the hospital and clinic with concurrence of the City Council. The Commission shall have the power to hire all other necessary employees; to fix and pay their compensation including that of the chief administrative officer of the hospital and clinic; to reimburse officers and employees for expenses necessarily paid or incurred in performance of their duties; to require a bond of any officer or employee and pay the premium thereon; to effect all necessary insurance; to make repairs of the hospital, medical clinics and nursing home buildings and their contents; to purchase all necessary hospital, nursing home, medical clinics and ambulance equipment, apparatus, and supplies; to receive and accept, with the approval of the Council, on mutually agreeable terms all donations for hospital, nursing home, medical clinic and ambulance service purposes; to establish such committees as it may see fit; and to make rules relating to its own procedure and to the administration, operation and maintenance of such hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics, or ambulance services. Nothing in this section shall be construed to vest any power in the Commission to construct any additional hospitals, medical clinics, or nursing homes or additions to hospitals, medical clinics, or nursing homes, or appurtenant structures; such powers to be in the Council. (Ord. No. 407(2nd Ser.), § 1(subd. 3), 5-24-2010)

HOSPITAL COMMISSION MINUTES ARE POSTED ON THIS SITE AFTER FORMAL ADOPTION BY THE COMMISSION (minutes are adopted at the next regular meeting).

Current Hospital Commission Member

  • Margie Nelsen, Chair
  • Blake Combellick, Trustee
  • John Lammert, Vice-Chair
  • Gary Swedberg, Trustee
  • Dr. Laura Hulsebus, Trustee
  • Mary Ann Harty, Trustee
  • Susan Carlin, City Council Representative
  • Roger Parras, City Council Representative

The Hospital Commission meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at River’s Edge Hospital & Clinic at 12:20 p.m.

2017 Commission Minutes

2016 Commission Minutes

 

2015 Commission Minutes

2014 Commission Minutes

 

2013 Commission Minutes