Early Voting Begins in Andrews for $59 Million Hospital Bond

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Early voting started on Monday and folks in Andrews have a big decision to make. Whether or not to build a new hospital.

Officials say Permian Regional Medical Center was built in the 60's and is outdated.

We're told is has water, air conditioning, and sewer problems and it costs about $700,000 a year for repairs.

The new facility would come with a $59 million dollar price tag and would include a wellness center and more room for advanced technology.

If approved, it would take six years to complete.

Early voting started on Monday for all of the Basin.

You can cast your ballot at the elections office or appraisal district, depending on where you live.

Call your elections office to find out where you go.

Election Day is May 12.