The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, June 19 at 8:15 a.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo. Commis­sioners present were Chairman Jeffrey Lopez, David Nordaune, David Lieser, Matt Gilbertson and Jim Dahlvang.

The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, June 19 at 8:15 a.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo. Commis­sioners present were Chairman Jeffrey Lopez, David Nordaune, David Lieser, Matt Gilbertson and Jim Dahlvang.

In accordance with MN Statute 13D, Chairman Lopez went into closed session at 8:15 to discuss pending or threatened litigation against the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The session was reopened at 9 a.m. by a motion from Commissioner Nordaune.

A motion was made to accept the requested settlement from CCMH in the total amount of $448,300 paid to Dr. Vuocolo, and to request a presentation of the surgery recruitment plan within six months from the CCMH executive team. The motion passed with Commissioners Lopez, Nordaune and Gilbertson voting in favor and Commissioners Dahlvang and Lieser voting against.



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