Hospital services will be added to Hawarden’s R-1 single family zoning district amendment which was recommended for approval by Hawarden Planning and Zoning Board when it met Aug. 5. The councilors approved the zoning list addition by unanimous vote. There was no public input at the public hearing or earlier.
Hawarden Regional Healthcare CEO Jayson Pullman gave an update on the expansion project.
“We’re working on getting estimates of the true costs of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. As of now the estimates are a little high. We’re working on the fund-raising portion, and there will be an employee kickoff and a city kickoff in the near future,” said Pullman.
Pullman later said the expected start of construction phase will be late