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in at all.”


Sturch after the meeting.

“There were concerns. The main thing is I wanted the public concerns addressed.

There is a lot of value to a hospital operation here, but the option at 10 years for them to buy the hospital is something people need to be aware as they vote. I am not opposed hospital coming

in at all.”

Justice Vicki Robertson said she is ultimately for the hospital but felt rushed on some of the details and voted “pass” on the resolution between the county “BMH-Crittenden.”

“I thought the only thing we were approving today was the development agreement but sections two and three cover leases,” said Robertson.

“The lease documents are exhibits to the development agreement,” explained Rogers. “We are satisfied legally with these documents.”

As the measure went to vote, Judge Woody Wheeless

encapsulated the process and justices expressed

there satisfaction

with positive votes.

“What the citizens of this county are going to get is quality health care for at least for a 15-year time frame,” said the judge.

“There are options here to extend it out to 35 years.”

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