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File #: BL2020-586    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 12/7/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: An ordinance directing that certain actions be taken regarding the preservation of the licensed beds at the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility and appraisals of the Bordeaux Long Term Care and J.B. Knowles Home Assisted Living facilities, and requesting the creation of a long term plan for the J.B. Knowles Home facility.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Joy Styles, Jennifer Gamble, Zulfat Suara, Sharon Hurt, Delishia Porterfield, Emily Benedict, Sean Parker, Brandon Taylor, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. Substitute BL2020-586
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An ordinance directing that certain actions be taken regarding the preservation of the licensed beds at the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility and appraisals of the Bordeaux Long Term Care and J.B. Knowles Home Assisted Living facilities, and requesting the creation of a long term plan for the J.B. Knowles Home facility.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2014-688, the Metropolitan Council approved agreements for the lease and disposition of real property relating to the Bordeaux Long Term Care and J.B. Knowles Home Assisted Living facilities, and made a determination that the private sector can provide quality long term medical care services on a more economical basis, making such services obsolete and unnecessary as a governmental function in accordance with Section 1.05 of the Metropolitan Charter; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2016-422, Metro agreed to extend the lease of the real property and operations (the "Revised Lease") of the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility ("BLTC") located at 1414 County Hospital Road to LP North Nashville, LLC, which is a subsidiary of Signature Healthcare, LLC ("Signature"); and

WHEREAS, although the Revised Lease was set to expire on June 30, 2020, Metro entered into an emergency seven month extension (the "Contract Extension") to allow time for a request for proposals (the "RFP") to be issued for the operation of BLTC, and provided for a reimbursement of Signature's operating losses during the extension period; and

WHEREAS, the time period for the RFP responses ended and Metro received no responses; and

WHEREAS, Metro notified Signature on September 22, 2020 of its election to have Signature discontinue all operations and start winding down BLTC's resident care operations pursuant to the Contract Extension in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations to be completed by the earlier of January 31, 2021, or the day that is 120 days after Metro's approval of the Wind Down Plan; and

WHEREAS,...

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