The McDonough County Board has approved the use of part of its bonding authority to fund several projects at Wesley Village in Macomb.The county will not bear any liability for the bonds.Wesley Village can use up to $6.5 million of that authority. CEO Shelly Ward says the nursing home plans to use about $1.3 million on four projects. About $4.8 million will refinance existing debt.Ward says the facility has limited seating for events. The biggest construction project will remedy that with a new 250 seat community center.
Wesley Village plans a $6.25 million bond issue to pay for a number of projects. It would like to use McDonough County's bonding authority.
CEO Shelly Ward says the biggest project is expansion of physical therapy. It will triple the size of the department. The nursing home would offer outpatient physical therapy for the first time.