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Public Hearing On Hospital Grant Application Held


The City of Scobey held a hearing at its last regular meeting on Tuesday, August 22 concerning submitting a grant application for a replacement hospital building project. The grant is up to $750,000 for construction of a new hospital and is required to have local government sponsor of the application.

Hospital administrator Kody Brinton made a presentation outlining the proposed project, funding and the process completed so far.

About 80% of the funding is hoped for in the form of a USDA low interest loan. Before the loan application can be submitted, hopefully later this fall, certain requirements need to be met. A site selection needed to be made and has been done with a buy/sell agreement on 1...