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Budget requests on Ellis County agenda


By The Hays Daily News

By The Hays Daily News

Two outside agencies will present Ellis County commissioners with budget requests at Monday's regular meeting at 6:45 p.m. at the Ellis County Courthouse.

High Plains Mental Health Center, requesting $257,446, will be joined by the Hays Area Children's Center, which is requesting $149,000. Both requests represent an increase from last year's subsidy amounts.

Other agenda items include:

* Engineering firm presentations for public works projects.

* Consideration of bridge program grant application.

* Resolution to adopt Ellis County Rural Fire District No. 1 bylaws.

* Financing options for 55th Street radio tower upgrade.

* Discussion of hiring jail consultants.

* Update on performance contract as it pertains to the Unrein and Schenk buildings.

* Landscaping proposals for the Hays Public Library.

* Resolution to dispose of county-owned property at 22nd and Vine.