The Ellis County Commission will have two special work sessions to finalize planning for the 2017 budget.

The meetings will be at 9 a.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. June 30, both at the Ellis County Administrative Center. The budgets will be reviewed for each individual department.

Departmental budgets to be discussed Thursday include: county attorney, health department, fire and emergency management, public works, environmental/zoning, noxious weeds, register of deeds and Emergency Medical Services.

Funding requests from outside agencies also will be considered.

The June 30 meeting agenda includes budgets for district court, building and grounds, appraiser, treasurer, sheriff/jail, information technology, county clerk/elections and administrator/contingencies.