The Eureka Springs Hospital Commission is still accepting proposals for a virtual chief financial officer.
On Monday night, treasurer Kent Turner said the commission has received one response to its request for proposals for a CFO. Turner said the commissions request for bids will end later this week, saying he expects to receive more applications. Turner asked CPA Brent Seay if hes going to apply and Seay said he plans on it.
It doesnt surprise me we havent gotten anything in yet, Turner said. It takes two weeks to put together a fairly decent proposal. I dont think we should just assume were not going to get anything else because it does take time to do that.
Earlier at the meeting, Turner presented the finance report. Turner said the commission had no deposits or withdrawals since last month, so the balance in the checking account remains at $17,039.01. Turner said the money market account received $408.40 in interest, bringing the total to $1,202,567.15.
Commissioner Leva Murphy then gave an update on the marketing committee. Murphy said she met with hospital employee Catherine Pappas, who suggested having a table at the Holiday Island Fire Departments annual golf tournament. The commission would need to purchase a table banner for the event, Murphy said.
Turner said the hospitals marketing is beginning to work. He recalled running into somebody who said her husband had to go to Eureka Springs Hospital recently.
She said, I have…