Horizon Community Health Board 2012 Organizational Structure Committee

This document outlines the 2012 organizational restructure committee’s starting principles of agreement, primary areas of consideration (i.e., governance, budget and finance, programs and services, personnel/staff issues, community partnerships, and physical facilities/offices), and proposed timeframe for exploring restructuring three health departments covering five counties in order to assure the current and future presence of a strong public health system to serve its residents and communities.

Available online (pdf): http://www.phsharing.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/HorizonD-CHBOrgRestructuringCharge.pdf

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Consolidation: The (MN) restructuring materials provide an overview of the process undertaken by three health departments covering five counties that were considering consolidation.
  • Fiscal and Service Issues: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials address financial considerations for the three health departments as well as the integration of services and human resources.
  • Governance: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials include a focus by the restructuring committee on governance related to the joint powers agreement, Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust regarding liability coverage, and board representation, etc.
  • Legal Issues: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials provide an overview of the legal issues they addressed during restructuring discussions, i.e., Joint Powers Authority, per capita tax levies, labor/union issues, liability, etc.

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • Why? / Phase One: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials provide an overview of why the three health departments covering five counties considered consolidation as a way to address quality improvement, to build capacity to meet national accreditation standards, and to maximize program-specific performance.
  • What? / Phase One: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials provide an overview of the goals the three health departments hope to achieve by consolidating.
  • Who? / Phase One: The Horizon (MN) restructuring materials provide an overview of the various stakeholders who would be affected by integration: the public health staff, commissioners from the five counties, public health community partners and the general public.