Promedica relocation of Thorn Hospital announced

The Hudson City Council was informed at their meeting on Tuesday evening that Promedica has purchased the former United Bank and Trust Building (now Old National Bank) downtown.

City Manager Steve Hartsel told the council that Promedica plans to move the services currently at Thorn Hospital to the new location. All existing services will remain available at the new location, including lab and X-Ray.

Old National Bank will continue to operate the drive-through and have inside service. The downstairs will be preserved and will remain available for use by the community.

Hartsel said that Promedica will have a representative at a future council meeting to discuss details.

In other business, the council heard a presentation by Lenawee Now about efforts to bring more businesses and jobs to the county.

The council also:

• Was informed that the demolition of the Tiger’s Den should start within two weeks.
• Was informed that paving for the Engle Trail is planned for Ouctober 15-16.
• Reappointed Brad Vande Zande and Donna Klinger to terms on the Planning Commission ending in July, 2017.
• Approved a variance to widen a driveway at 119 N. Maple Grove.
• Accepted a donation of matching funds for the new police vest from Milksource, Inc.
• Authorized taking bids for the sale of the 2004 Crown Victoria police cruiser.
• Heard the 2013-14 fiscal year audit report.