Hospital and Nursing Home Commission

Hospital and Nursing Home Commission

The Commission has charge of administration, operation, and maintenance of all hospitals and nursing homes, now or hereafter, owned by the City.  The Commission has the power to hire a superintendent of hospitals or nursing homes and all other necessary employees, to fix and pay their compensation, to reimburse officers and employees for expenses necessarily paid or incurred in the performance of their duties, to require a bond of any officer or employee and pay the premium thereon; to effect all necessary insurance; to make repairs of the hospital or nursing home buildings and their contents; to purchase all necessary equipment, apparatus, and supplies; to receive and to accept, with the approval of the Council, on mutually agreeable terms all donations for hospital or nursing home purposes; to establish such committees as it may see fit; and to make rules relating to its own procedures and to the administration, operation, and maintenance of such hospitals.

The Hospital Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. in the Hospital Helen White conference room.  There are seven members on this Commission.  Members serve five year terms.  Regular meeting dates are subject to change due to holidays, special circumstances, and/or elections.  If unsure about a meeting date or time, please contact the Hospital Administrator at River’s Edge Hospital at 507-931-2200.

For information on the members of this commission, please contact the Hospital Administrator’s Office at 931-2200.

City Council advisory board and commission members are recommended by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council.  Vacancies occur most frequently at the end of the year, however vacancies do occur throughout the year as well.  If you are interested in being considered for appointment to this or any other advisory board or commission, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 934-0663 or barbaral@saintpetermn.gov for an application card.  Members must live within the corporate limits of the City of Saint Peter.

River's Edge Hospital Commission & Minutes