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Budget requests on Ellis County agenda


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.