Update: Nursing Home Sale Approved by County Board

Below is an update on the Champaign County Nursing Home sale approved on May 24.  This summary is taken from the very informative Cheat Sheet of Champaign CountyAlso see our earlier posts on this topic here and here.

At their May 24 meeting, the Champaign County Board approved the sale of the Champaign County Nursing Home.  The News Gazette described the issue hereThe vote was 15-6 to authorize the sale to Extended Care Clinical LLC and Altitude Health Services Inc., both headquartered in Evanston.The  purcha  se price was $11 million, the minimum set by the county board.The proposal required a supermajority of at least 14 votes to pass, according to an opinion from Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz.All 10 Republican board members supported the sale.  They were joined by Democrats Pattsi Petrie, Giraldo Rosales, Chris Stohr, Shana Jo Crews and C. Pius Weibel. Full article here.