As this idea was turned down, during his served term, there was a private mental hospital for sale that was purchased instead. He did not approve of this and believed that it was unwise but was too late to stop the transaction.
As his suspicions were correct, it was not being used to the most of its ability as it was only holding less than 100 elderly patients. He spoke about how the property was overwhelmed with building repairs and the lack of funds and staff to do anything to about. When Dr. LaMoure had resigned his status as superintendent, he became the medical director of the Woodcroft Hospital.