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County commission to hear funding requests


The Ellis County Commission will hear from three organizations seeking funding for the next fiscal year at its 5 p.m. meeting Monday at the Ellis County Courthouse.

Those organizations scheduled to appear before the commissioners are High Plains Mental Health; Ellis County Coalition on Economic Development and Hays Area Children's Center.

In other business:

* Commissioners will consider filling two of three expiring terms on the Ellis County Joint Planning Commission. The third board member, whose term is expiring, will continue to serve.

* Commissioners will consider approving the contract with Paul-Wertenberger Construction to renovate the future site of the administrative center at 718 Main.

Commissioners will meet in special session at 1:30 p.m. Monday at 601 Main to discuss county priorities; the 2015 capital plan; and the 2015 budget.