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County commission to discuss building renovations


The Ellis County Commission will convene twice Monday for a special meeting and its regularly scheduled meeting.

The special meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at 601 Main in the meeting room. The 2015 budget will be explored.

The regular meeting will be at 5 p.m. in the Ellis County Courthouse. Commissioners will discuss a temporary location for the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, Hays Police Department, the Ellis County attorney and the District Court during renovations. The Hadley Center on Seventh and the former Hays Pathology Laboratory on 13th are the possible sites.

Other business on the agenda:

* A bid for the EMS/Rural Fire building will be considered.

* The Motorola Radio Maintenance Agreement will be reviewed.

* The commission will hear updates from Mike Graf, Ellis County public works director.