Editor's Note: Ord. no. 08-9-2 has established terms for this board of City hospital to be uniform with the terms of other boards and commissions with terms commencing September 30, 2009.
[R.O. 2012 §220.010; Ord. No. 6381, 2-4-1974]
A City Hospital shall be established, equipped, maintained and operated in the City of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, for the care and treatment of the sick and disabled, and to secure the general health of the City. Said City Hospital shall be operated for said purpose and not for the purpose of profit or revenue to the City and there is hereby created for the operation of the same as an appointed agency and a department of the City, a Board of Trustees to be known as the "Board of Trustees of the Excelsior Springs City Hospital" to be appointed as provided by law.
[R.O. 2012 §220.020; Ord. No. 82-1-3, 1-18-1982; Ord. No. 19-06-02, 6-3-2019; Ord. No. 20-09-05, 9-21-2020]
The Mayor shall, with the approval of the City Council, appoint a board of seven (7) trustees for the City Hospital. All members must be citizens of the State of Missouri and shall be chosen with regard to their fitness to serve as same is established by Section 96.160, RSMo. Their powers shall be those set forth in Sections 96.150 through 96.228, RSMo.
The term of the office of trustees and vacancies on the board will be filled in accordance with Section 96.170, RSMo.
[R.O. 2012 §220.030; CC 1973 §8½-3]
The City Council and Mayor of the City shall annually levy and have collected and paid to the Hospital Fund of the City a special hospital tax of not exceeding that authorized by the laws of the State of Missouri.
State Law Reference — Similar provisions, §96.150, RSMo., et. al.