An Investment Worth Protecting

Up for your vote in the May 8, 2018 election is a Hospital Mill Levy which will raise $287,000 annually for three years and replaces a 3-year, $170,000 levy which is now expiring.  The Hospital District Board (not to be confused with the Townsend Health Systems Board that oversees operation of the hospital) has chosen to ask for the levy to pay for much needed maintenan

Hospital District Mill Levy

Trustees of the Broadwater County Hospital District are asking you to renew your tax support for maintenance of our county-owned hospital building and its medical mission.  We are proposing a property tax levy to replace the three-year levy that is now expiring.

The new levy would raise $287,000 a year and like the last one would run for three years. It would cost homeowners $27.87 a year on a home valued at $100,000 and $55.74 a year on a home valued at $200,000.  The expiring levy raised $170,000 a year.

Hospital Auxilliary Meeting Feb. 20

Members of the hospital auxiliary will hold their monthly meeting  at 7:00pm Tuesday Feb. 20.  The meeting will be held upstairs in Broadwater Health Center Conference Room.  The public is invited.

The group will meet to discuss plans for the annual Leprechaun Festival fundraiser March 17.  Also on the agenda will be a presentation from Townsend Train Station Gym manager Clarissa Harris, who will discuss the gym and services it offers, including equipment available and classes that are offered.

Confused about the Hospital Boards?

When my wife and I moved back to Townsend in 2013 the Broadwater Health Center’s nursing home had just been shut down by the state and there was a lot of talk about the hospital – and a lot of misinformation. I heard all sorts of conflicting statements about what had happened and about the nature of the hospital.  I found it particularly confusing that the hospital seemed to have two governing boards.

Townsend Health Systems Board Meeting and Annual Board Meeting

On Oct 26 the Townsend Health Systems Board will be holding regular board meeting and the annual meeting. Both Meetings will be held in the Broadwater Health Center 2nd floor conference room.

 

6:00pm - THS Regular Board Meeting. Click on Agenda to see the regular meeting agenda.

Fall Fest 2017 Booth

Flu Season-Guide for Parents

Flu Shots

Fall Fest 2017

We will be having a booth set up at this year's Fall Fest, make sure to stop by. The dates for this years event is September 29th, 30th and October 1st. 

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