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February 20, 2013

Board stays on path to Manor sale

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Stuligross said she believes the vast majority of her constituents understand the complex forces that have made the continued operation of the Manor financially unsustainable for county government. “I’m not getting the complaints that a lot of other board members are because my constituents read the paper,” she said.

County lawmakers have been exploring privatizing the Manor since June, when county Treasurer Dan Crowell said the county’s subsidy for the facility was expected to grow rapidly, because of a lower Medicaid reimbursement rate while the costs for labor, supplies and materials are all escalating.

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