Hospital takes next step
By Miles Smith
The Lockhart City Council on Tuesday voted to amend an incentive agreement with an ownership group that is now planning to bring a 10-bed hospital to Lockhart.
Representatives of the Lockhart Emergency Care Center had confirmed earlier at the April 23 meeting that the company was looking to nearly double its capital investment in the development of a more than 9,000-sf facility at City Line Road and Borchert Loop that will provide emergency and urgent care services to the area.
The LECC is looking to invest more than $11.3 million, up from the $5.8 million initially announced back in December 2017. If constructed, the new facility will be 18,000 total square feet.
For more, read this week’s Post-Register.