Legislation # 05-0738 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 12/14/2005
Title Sentara CarePlex Hospital Resolution
Legislation History 05-0738
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
12/14/2005 Adopted
12/6/2005 Received By Clerk's Office
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City of Hampton, Virginia


22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669



File Number: 05-0738


Enactment Number: -


Sentara CarePlex Hospital Resolution



WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospital located on Coliseum Drive is a state-of-the-art healthcare facility that represents one of the true community assets in the City of Hampton; and

WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospital has been the primary healthcare facility serving Hamptons citizens since 1892; and


WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospital relocated to its current location in December 2002; and


WHEREAS: Since relocating to the Coliseum Drive campus, Sentara CarePlex Hospital has experienced tremendous growth; and


WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospitals initial license, granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia, was for 194 beds; and


WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospitals licensed number of beds are currently running at 83.4% capacity which is approaching the point at which expansion must be considered in order to meet future growth in service demand; and


WHEREAS: Senatara CarePlex Hospital is committed to providing the best possible healthcare to the citizens of Hampton and the Virginia Peninsula; and


WHEREAS: Ensuring that Hamptons citizens have convenient and timely access to the most modern and advanced healthcare possible is of strategic importance to the overall well-being of the City of Hampton; and


WHEREAS: Sentara CarePlex Hospital will make an application to the Commonwealth of Virginia to permit expansion of beds;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Hampton (wholeheartedly supports Sentara CarePlex Hospitals proposed expansion and application to increase the number of licensed beds in order to continue to meet the healthcare needs of the City of Hampton and the Hampton Roads region;


Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, held on December 14, 2005.



Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor





Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council