Barbara Labrut's death leaves empy seat on five-person board

The West Side Health Care District  Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to discuss filling the vacancy left on the board by the passing of longtime board member Barbara LaBrut.
LaBrut had served 16 years before her death last week.
The board will hold meet at 5:30 p.m. in the district offices at 218 Sixth Street.
Labrut's term expires this year and  the person appointed to fill the vacancy will have to seek election in  the November general election.
The other members of the board are Chuck Hagstrom, Eric Cooper, Sheri Black and Teri Jordan.