BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO. 1 OF KLICKITAT COUNTY
Special Meeting of November 10, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
KVH Conference Rooms A&B
SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
A special meeting of the Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) Board of Commissioners was held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., in the Conference Rooms A&B. Board Vice-President Mark Sigfrinius was the presiding officer. A quorum was present including: Commissioners John Quinn, Jim Daniel, and Connie Pond. Also present were Jamie Eldred, Controller and Barbara Bostick, Recorder.
Vice-President Mark Sigfrinius called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Vice-President Sigfrinius continued by requesting disclosure from the Commissioners of any conflict of interest with items on the Agenda. All Commissioners present noted that they had no conflict of interest.
SPECIAL MEETING BUSINESS
Vice-President Sigfrinius opened the Budget Hearing for the purpose of adopting an operating budget and setting the needs of the District for taxation revenue for coming year, 2017. Notice of the Public Budget Hearing was given by advertisement in the Goldendale Sentinel for two weeks prior to the hearing, as required by statute. The Board of Commissioners reviewed all sources of revenues, revenue deductions, and examined all anticipated expenses and obligations of the District. The proposed Capital Budget was also reviewed. After hearing and duly considering all relevant evidence and testimony presented, the Board determined that the District requires an increase in property tax revenue from the previous year in addition to that resulting from the addition of new construction and improvements to property and any increase in the value of state-assessed property, in order to discharge the expected expenses and obligations of the District.
Board Vice-President Mark Sigfrinius opened the public comment session of the agenda, inviting business from the audience. There was no business brought forward by the audience. The Budget Hearing was closed and Commissioner Pond made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-09 Adopting the 2017 Operating and Capital Budget and Limit Factor for the District’s Regular Property Tax Levy. Commissioner Daniel seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Daniel made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-10 Authorizing increase in the District’s Regular Property Tax Levy for 2017. Commissioner Quinn seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Pond made a motion to authorize Jamie Eldred, Controller to update the Levy Certification sheet with the Refund Levy amount once it is provided to her and Board Secretary John Quinn to initial the Refund Levy amount on the Levy Certification sheet once that amount has been added. Commissioner Daniel seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
There being no further business to come before the Board of Commissioners, a motion was made by Commissioner Quinn and seconded by Commissioner Daniel to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried unanimously and the meeting adjourned at 7:07 p.m.
Minutes Approved and Signed by Viced-President Mark Sigfrinius and Secretary John Quinn.
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