PUBLIC NOTICES

2024

March

Board – 03-27-2024 Notice of Meeting

FINANCE – 03-27-2024 Notice of Meeting

February

Board – 02-28–2024 Notice of Meeting

FINANCE – 02-28-2024 Notice of Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Tax Abatements IP Lumina II BESS, LLC, IP Lumina BESS, LLC

Posted: February 12, 2024

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

IP Lumina BESS, LLC and IP Lumina II BESS, LLC Intersect Power, LLC
9450 Southwest Gemini Drive, PMB 68743
Beaverton, OR  97008

The IP Lumina BESS, LLC and IP Lumina II BESS, LLD are planned battery energy storage systems (BESS). The BESS will be able to provide short periods of grid support during extreme weather or unstable grid conditions which could help keep the wider electricity system running or help bring it back online after failures.  Each facility will have a capacity of 160 Megawatts AC. Construction on the BESS will begin at the end of the second quarter of 2024 with an expected completion at the end of the fourth quarter of 2024. 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 cost of each project is $119,680,000  and each will create approximately 50 temporary jobs during the construction phase of the facilities. The projects will be located in the Northern Scurry County Reinvestment Zones 1 and 2., Scurry County, Texas.

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, March 27, 2024.

Board – 02-07-2024 Notice of Meeting

January

Board – 01-31-2024 Notice of Meeting (2)

FINANCE – 01-31-2024 Notice of Meeting

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO PURCHASE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE BUSINESSES OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE SCURRY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT

Posted:  January 15, 2024

The Scurry County Hospital District invites proposals from qualified purchasers to purchase the Home Health and Hospice businesses operated by the Scurry County Hospital District.

Both businesses of Home Health and Hospice are being offered for acquisition including the licenses to operate each entity.  Opportunity to review current financials for each business is available prior to the due date for proposals of purchase.

The criteria used for selection of the Purchaser will include financial compensation offered, commitment to hire existing home health and hospice staff, commitment as a local operator to maintain a health care office and healthcare availability in Scurry County, willingness to facilitate ownership transition, and experience in the industry.  Proposals should detail the Purchaser’s history in home health/hospice, total 2022 revenues, and should document Medicare and Medicaid certifications and include any accreditation credentials. Proposals should also detail the proposed healthcare service area, to include Scurry County, Texas. Submitted proposals should address each element above.  If the District chooses to accept a bid for purchase, its decision shall be based upon the above criteria and consideration of supplemental information..

Sealed proposals should be delivered to the Scurry County Hospital District, attn: Ella Helms, 1700 Cogdell Blvd.,Snyder, Texas, by 5:00 p.m. CST on Monday, January 29, 2024.  A courtesy copy should also be sent to Craig Carter, Jackson & Carter, 6514 McNeil, Bldg 2, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78759.  Proposals may be personally delivered or mailed to the District, as long as they are received before 5 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2024.  Mr. Carter’s courtesy copy may be delivered at any time.   Bids will be opened and then disclosed to the Hospital District Board at the regular scheduled board meeting on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered.   The Board may or may not vote to accept bids on that or any other day and reserves the right to refuse or negotiate details of all bids and proposals received.

For additional information please contact Ella Helms at 325-574-7436.

Meeting Notices & Records:
Board of Directors & Finance Committee

2023

Meeting Notices & Records:
Board of Directors & Finance Committee

 

December 2023

HB 305 Notice 2024

Notice of deadlines for applications 02/16/2024

Board – 12-13-2023 Notice of Meeting

2023 Data Security Incident

November 2023

Scurry County Local Government Agenda 11-28-2023

Board – 11-10-2023 Notice of Meeting

October 2023

Board – 10-25-2023 Notice of Meeting

FINANCE – 10-25-2023 Notice of Meeting

September 2023

FINANCE – 09-27-2023 Notice of Meeting (Cancelled)

Board – 09-27-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 09-20-2023 Notice of Meeting 

August 2023

Board – 08-09-2023 Record of Meeting (signed)

Finance – 08-30-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 08-30-2023 Notice of Meeting – Tax Hearing

Board – 08-30-2023 Notice of Meeting (2)

Board – 08-09-2023 Notice of Meeting

Bid Cooper closes practice

Craig Sessions closes practice

July 2023

Board – 07-26-2023 Record of Meeting (signed)

Finance – 07-26-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 07-26-2023 Notice of Meeting

Finance – 07-12-2023 Notice of Meeting

June 2023

Board – 06-28-2023 Record of Meeting (signed)

Board – 06-28-2023 Notice of Meeting

Finance – 06-28-2023 Notice of Meeting

May 2023

Board – 05-16-2023 Record of Meeting

Board – 05-23-2023 Record of Meeting

Board – 05-31-2023 Record of Meeting

Board – 05-31-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 05-23-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 05-16-2023 Notice of Meeting

April 2023

Board – 04-26-2023 Record of Meeting

David Kerr closes practice

Tom Kerr closes practice

Board – 04-26-2023 Notice of Meeting

March 2023

Board – March 2023 Record of Meeting

Board – 03-29-2023 Notice of Meeting

Finance – 03-29-2023 Notice of Meeting

January/February 2023

Board – 02-01-2023 Record of Meeting

Board – 02-22-2023 Record of Meeting (signed)

Finance – 02-22-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 02-22-2023 Notice of Meeting

Finance – EOY Dec 2022

Jan 2023 – Finance Report

Finance – 02-01-2023 Notice of Meeting

Board – 02-01-2023 Notice of Meeting

2022

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Amendment of Tax Abatement Agreement with Canyon Wind Farm, LLC

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
c/o NextEra Energy Resources
700 Universe Blvd.
Juno Beach, Florida 334098

The Canyon Wind Farm, LLC is a wind farm project. The construction will begin by November 1, 2023or earlier, with an expected completion of December 31, 2024. The facility will have a capacity of 309 Megawatts AC of Nameplate Capacity solar power. The project scope is to construct new, expanded or modernized buildings and property that will be used to produce wind power and perform other functions related to the production, distribution, and transmission of electric power, including wind turbines, towers, transmissions lines, substations and other related materials affixed to the land as fixtures that will constitute improvements under this agreement.

The estimated project cost is $440,000,000. The project will be located in the Canyon Wind Reinvestment Zone 1 in Scurry County Appraisal District, Scurry County, Texas.

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, December 7, 2022.

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Amendment of Tax Abatement Agreement for Flatland Solar, LLC

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:

Flatland Solar, LLC
c/o NextEra Energy Resources
700 Universe Blvd.
Juno Beach, Florida 334098

 

The Flatland Solar Project, LLC is a planned solar power project. The construction will begin by November 30, 2024 or earlier, with an expected completion of December 31, 2025. The facility will have a capacity of 180 Megawatts AC of Nameplate Capacity solar power. The project scope is to construct improvements related to the production, distribution and transmission of electric power, including solar panels, racking systems, inverters, balance of plant, solar facility step-up transformer and switchgear and other related materials affixed to the land and fixtures as improvements under this agreement.

The estimated project cost is $246,000,000 of Nameplate Capacity solar power. The project will be located in the Canyon Wind Reinvestment Zone #1 in Scurry County Appraisal District, Scurry County, Texas.

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, December 7, 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.

Notice of Public Hearing to Approve Tax Abatement Guidelines

The Scurry County Hospital District will hold a public hearing to review and approve tax abatement guidelines. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. in the hospital administration foyer, located at 1700 Cogdell Blvd. in Snyder, Texas.

December 2022

Board – 12-07-2022 Record of Meeting

Board – Notice of Meeting December 7, 2022

Finance Packet Oct 2022

October 2022

Board – Oct. 2022 Record of Meeting

Board – Notice of Meeting October 26, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting October 26, 2022

September 2022

Board – Sept. 2022 (1) Record of Meeting signed

Board – Sept. 2022 (2) Record of Meeting

Finance – Notice of Meeting September 21, 2022 

Board – Notice of Meeting September 21, 2022 (1)

Board – Notice of Meeting September 21, 2022 (2)

August 2022

Board – Record of Meeting Aug. 24, 2022 signed

Board – Notice of Meeting August 24, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting August 24, 2022

July 2022

Board – Record of Meeting July 27, 2022 signed

Board – Notice of Meeting July 27, 2022

Finance Packet – June 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting July 27, 2022

June 2022

Board – Record of Meeting June 22, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting June 22, 2022

Board – Notice of Meeting June 22, 2022

May 2022

Board – Record of Meeting May 25, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting May 25, 2022

Board – Notice of Meeting May 25, 2022

Finance Packet – April 2022

April 2022

Board – Record of Meeting 04-27-2022

Board – Notice of Meeting April 27, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting April 27, 2022

Finance Packet – March 2022

March 2022

Board – Record of Meeting March 2, 2022 (Feb)

Board – Record of Meeting March 30, 2022

Board – Notice of Meeting March 30, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting March 30, 2022

Finance Packet Feb 2022

Board – Notice of Meeting March 2, 2022

Finance – Notice of Meeting March 2, 2022

Finance Packet – Jan 2022

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

Board – Record of Meeting 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.