PUBLIC NOTICES

Meeting Notices & Records:
Board of Directors & Finance Committee

2022

Notice of Public Hearing to Adopt Budget and Tax Rate

September 21, 2022

 

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to vote on the proposed budget and tax rate for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2023. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administrative board room.

 

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Tax Abatement for Cross Trails Energy Storage Project, LLC

 

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly approve a tax abatement agreement between the hospital and:

Cross Trails Energy Storage Project, LLC
KE Andrews & Company
2424 Ridge Rd
Rockwall, Texas  75087

The Cross Trails Energy Storage Project, LLC is a planned storage facility project. The Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) / Gravity Energy Storage System (GESS) will begin construction in Q3 2022, with an expected completion by March 31st, 2024. The facility will have a capacity of 60 Megawatts AC. The facility will be able to provide short periods of grid support during extreme weather or unstable grid conditions that could help keep the wider electricity system running or help bring it back online after failures. The current scope of the project is contemplated to include concrete foundations, batteries, containers, transformers, inverters, cabling, a collection line and collection station.

The estimated project cost is $50,000,000 and the project will be located in the reinvestment zone in Scurry County Appraisal District Property ID 21915, being all of the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of Section Number Fifteen (15) in Block 3, H&TC Ry.Co. Surveys, Scurry County, Texas.

Scurry County/Camp Springs Road #1 Reinvestment Zone

The public meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration board room, located at 1700 Cogdell Blvd. in Snyder, Texas on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.

 

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Tax Abatement for Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly approve a tax abatement agreement between the hospital and:

Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC
Cummings Westlake
16410 N. Eldridge Parkway
Tomball, Texas 77377

The proposed Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC project is anticipated to have a capacity of approximately 95 MW located in Scurry County Hospital District. The exact number and location of wind turbines and size of each turbine will vary depending upon ongoing with and siting analysis, turbine manufacturer’s availability, prices, and the megawatt generating capacity of the project when completed. The project will include facilities and equipment installed including wind turbines, towers, foundations, roadways, meteorological towers, collection systems, communications systems, electric switchyard, electric transformers, transmission line and associated towers, interconnection facilities, SCADA systems, transformers, fire suppression systems and all eligible ancillary and necessary equipment.

The estimated project cost is $75,696,000,  and the project will be located in the Scurry/Borden County Line Reinvestment Zone #1.

The public meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration board room, located at 1700 Cogdell Blvd. in Snyder, Texas on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.

Notice To Patients

Dr. Rebecca Burson will be closing her Snyder practice as of May 3, 2022. She will be working to complete records and to help facilitate the transfer of her patients to the medical practitioner of their choice in the next few weeks.

Patient records will be maintained at the Cogdell Family Clinic, and the other clinic physicians will be available to provide for your future medical needs. Please contact the clinic at 325-573-1300 should you wish to schedule an appointment with another practitioner.

Copies of medical records are available by contacting the health information management (HIM) department at Cogdell Memorial Hospital at 325-573-6374.

We have appreciated the service and patient care provided by Dr. Burson and wish her well in her new endeavors.

Please contact clinic manager Irene Canales if you have questions.

2021

Budgeted tax dollars over time from 2009 – present. Since 2009,  the annual tax levy at Cogdell Memorial Hospital has been reduced from $8,315,769 in 2009 to $7,383,000. In fact, county tax funds now provide for only 18-20% of the hospital’s total annual funding.

Tax dollars are used to support our hospital, emergency room, clinic operations, specialty clinic, outpatient services, rehabilitation services, and our home health and hospice departments.

In addition to these essential services, a substantial amount of the hospital’s tax funds are used to provide health care services for the county’s indigent health care program, as mandated by the state.

December 2021

Finance – Notice of Meeting December 1, 2021

Board – Notice of Meeting December 1, 2021

Finance Packet Oct 2021

Board Graphs Oct 2021

Notice:  Dr. Oscar Martinez, Jr. is closing his practice in Snyder, Texas on December 31, 2021. Patient records will be maintained at the Cogdell Family Clinic, and the other clinic physicians will be available to provide for your future medical needs. Please contact the clinic at 325-573-1300 to should you wish to schedule an appointment with another practitioner. Copies of medical records are available by contacting the health information management department at Cogdell Memorial Hospital at 325-573-6374.

Notice of Public Hearing to Vote on Tax Rate –  Posted: August 11, 2021

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public meeting to vote on the proposed tax rate at 8:00 a.m. on August 25, 2021 at the Hospital Administrative Board Room.

Notice of Public Hearing – Posted on: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly approve a tax abatement agreement between the hospital and:

IP Lumina, LLC (Lumina)
9450 SW Gemini Dr. PMB #68743
Beaverton, OR 97008-7105

This project is located in the Northern Scurry County Energy Reinvestment Zones 1 and 2. Estimated improvements include investment in a solar power electric generation facility with an estimated 360 MW of nameplate capacity and includes battery storage and a hydrogen electrolyzer.

The estimated project cost is $191,433,500.

The meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration foyer, located at 1700 Cogdell Blvd. in Snyder, Texas on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Notice of Public Hearing – Posted on: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly approve a tax abatement agreement between the hospital and:

KCE TX 13, LLC
25 Monroe St.
Albany, NY  12210

This project is located in the Northern Scurry County Energy Reinvestment Zones. Estimated improvements include investment in batteries, container housing, substation equipment, transmission connections and inverters. Once operational and in service, the project will provide 50 MW of battery energy storage.

The estimated project cost is $30 million.

The meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration foyer, located at 1700 Cogdell Blvd. in Snyder, Texas on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

2020

Notice of Public Hearing – Posted on: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly approve an amendment to the tax abatement agreement between the hospital and:

Canyon Wind Farm, LLC
Silverpeak Renewables Investment Partners, LP
40 W 57th St., 29th floor
New York, NY  10019

This project is located in the Canyon Wind Reinvestment Zone No. 1. Estimated improvements include wind turbines, foundations, collection systems, transmission lines and interconnection infrastructure, additional meteorological towers, roads, operations and maintenances facilities, and control systems necessary for commercial generation of electricity.

The estimated capacity of the project is for the construction of 240MW, subject to change. The estimated project cost is $240 million.

The meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the administration foyer on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

Notice of Public Hearing to Reapprove Tax Abatement Guidelines and Criteria

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to reapprove tax abatement guidelines and criteria on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration meeting room.