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Ellis County to have special budget meeting Monday


Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

The Ellis County Commission will meet twice Monday for a special meeting and its regular session.

The 2015 budget will be discussed at the special meeting at 3 p.m. in the meeting room at 601 Main. A $241,943 budget shortfall remains.

The regular meeting will be 5 p.m. in the Ellis County Courthouse.

County commissioners are set to decide on a temporary home for its Courthouse/law enforcement center staff during renovations to the courthouse.

The Hadley Center and former Hays Pathology Laboratory are the options. Cost will be presented for both sites.

Other business on the agenda includes:

* Commissioners will discuss possibly partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation on road improvements.

* The Public Works Department will update the commissioners about various projects.