About the Committee
The Maricopa Integrated Health System Bond Advisory Committee was created by the Maricopa County Special Health Care District Board to assist the District in developing a potential bond proposal for presentation to Maricopa County voters.
The committee’s purpose is to review, prioritize and make recommendations to the District Board on proposed bond projects in support of MIHS’ mission, vision and community needs.
The committee’s purpose is to develop a bond proposal comprised of prioritized projects and make a recommendation to the District Board regarding the issuance of bonds. It also seeks to obtain public comment, community and stakeholder input, as well as expert opinion.
On December 13, 2012, the MIHS Board of Directors approved the following Resolution.
RESOLUTION NO. 2012-12-13-001
WHEREAS, the Maricopa County Special Health Care District (“District”) through its Board of Directors (“District Board”) provides for the care and maintenance of the sick in the county and maintains a hospital, health care facilities, staff and other resources for such purposes, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes, A.R.S. § 48-5501 et. seq. (“the Act”); and,
WHEREAS, pursuant to A.R.S. § 48-5566, the District Board may determine that bonds should be issued to carry out the provisions of the Act; and,
WHEREAS, the Board believes it to be in the best interests of and for the benefit of the District and the residents of the District to issue bonds for the creation, acquisition, construction, equipping, renovation, repair, capital improvements, or expansion of a hospital, of the Arizona Burn Center, a level one trauma unit, of a network for primary and specialty care facilities including specialty care facilities in the eastern and western portions of Maricopa County, for the current primary and specialty care facilities and the existing hospital and campus, for behavioral health facilities, and a doctor training and research center; and
WHEREAS, the Board further believes that it is prudent that prior to seeking approval from the voters of Maricopa County to issue bonds for the above purposes that the District establish a Bond Advisory Committee to assist the District in developing a bond proposal for presentation to the voters of Maricopa County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Special Health Care District:
Section 1. The recital paragraphs above are incorporated by reference and adopted herein.
Section 2. The attached Maricopa Integrated Health System Bond Advisory Committee Charter is approved.
Section 3. The Board hereby authorizes the creation of a Maricopa Integrated Health System Bond Advisory Committee (“Advisory Committee”) with 17 members to serve on the Advisory Committee.
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