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Petition calls for removal of three hospital board members


Petition calls for removal of three hospital board members
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Jim Miller of Photographs by Jim hangs a banner outside his business Jan. 13. The banner voices his outrage over decisions made by members of the Wilson Memorial Hospital District’s board in a special meeting held the night before.


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Wilson County News
January 13, 2011, 12:31pm
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FLORESVILLE -- (revised) -- Floresville businessman Jim Miller is among a group of citizens who have drafted a petition calling for the oust-ing of three members of the Wilson Memorial Hospital District Board. This is in response to action taken during the board’s Jan. 12 special meeting.

The petition calls for the removal of Carl Ashley, Ella May Calloway, and Monica Flores, following their votes against Ronnie Eckel’s proposal requesting the 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office to investigate a failed physician’s recruitment agreement. Tommy Soriero seconded Eckel’s motion.

As part of the agreement, Dr. Roy Fisher began working under Dr. Jerome Kizzart in the Connally Memorial Medical Center’s North County Health Center. But while the men only worked together for 35 days, payments from the hospital to Kizzart continued.

For more information, contact Miller at Photographs by Jim, 1013 C St., Floresville or call 830-393-8303.
 

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PATIENT  
NO MORE  
February 4, 2011 3:22pm
 
I have a question....and if it has been addressed, I apologize, I just haven't seen it. What about Dr. Kizzart?? Is he still practicing medicine in Floresville? I have been by the clinic at FM775 many, many times, during ... More ›

 
frustrated!  
floresville  
February 2, 2011 5:35pm
 
Any thoughts on the new way the ER is being run?

 
Just Me  
Wilson County  
January 21, 2011 9:33am
 
JEALOUSY + ANGER + HATRED = Tucson, Arizona events

 
clapper  
S.A  
January 20, 2011 7:00pm
 
I believe that this entire controversy is a good thing. It is sad but true that it takes a massive misappropriation of our hard won tax dollars to make us all wake up and realize that our votes do matter. If you do not vote, ... More ›

 
Naive no more  
Reality Ville  
January 19, 2011 1:27pm
 
Hello Smart Enough - I feel you are being a little sarcastic in your questions to me. You already know what the term "good ol boy" system means. Anyone that has nothing to hide - has not one thing to worry about. ... More ›

 
concerned taxpayer  
floresville  
January 19, 2011 10:58am
 
It starts at the top with Ms. CHILEK, glad she is leaving.

 
Smart Enough  
Wilson County  
January 19, 2011 10:29am
 
To Naive No More: I hope you are right about 'the good ol' boys' days coming to an end. God knows I do not want to be the one who steps on even a shred of hope of that ever happening. I, for one, am still waiting for all ... More ›

 
Naive no more  
Reality Ville  
January 19, 2011 6:05am
 
I am having more questions come to mind. How much did the taxpayers of Wilson County pay in Martin Tanneberger,CFO severance package? Why would Mr Tanneberger put his job in obvious jeoparady for Dr. Kizzard? Why did ... More ›

 
Naive no more  
Reality Ville  
January 18, 2011 7:50am
 
A reminder. This could all been avoided if the board had been forth coming and transparent. The taxpayers made it clear what we wanted to see happen. Three voted against what the taxpayers wanted. (or I should say most of the ... More ›

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
January 18, 2011 7:44am
 
Another Spin away from the Facts!! In the State of Texas only a District Judge can remove an County elected official from their position, mid term, unless the position allows for recall! The Wilson County Memorial Hospital ... More ›

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