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County commission to hear funding requests


The Ellis County Commission is scheduled to hear funding requests from seven subsidized organizations at its 5 p.m. meeting Monday at the Ellis County Courthouse.

Scheduled to appear before commissioners are representatives from: Ellis Alliance, Ellis County Council on Aging, Ellis County Conservation District, Ellis County Fair Board, Hays Arts Council; Ellis County Extension Service; Criminal Defense/Child in Need of Care Legal Services.

In other business:

* Commissioners will consider approval of a lease modification for Blue Cross/Blue Shield's planned move from its office on the second floor of the county building at 718 Main, with Adams Brown Beran and Ball taking over that space.

* Commissioners will consider filling two open positions on the Ellis County Joint Planning Commission.

* Commissioners will consider approval of a wage and benefit study.

* Commissioners will consider rejecting bids for the stormwater project at 601 Main.