SVH Projects Proceed, Land Option Considered

Chuck Wentworth | Sierra County SENTINE

Workers with Sierra Vista Hospital have begun clearing space to relocate the facility’s EMS heli-pad from its present location north of the main building to the front parking lot area. This move, as well as the relocation of storage containers and other equipment, is the first real sign of significant site development efforts that are poised to begin in the coming days.

Meanwhile, with an option to purchase available property to the north and east of the current facility on the table, members of Sierra Vista Hospital’s (SVH) Joint Powers Commission (JPC) approved a motion to initiate an appraisal process, during their meeting Monday, May 14. At the same time, members agreed to also obtain an appraisal of hospital property on Smith Street, which was previously acquired as a potential site for development of a new hospital facility….