The Ellis County Commission will meet both in special session and in its regular meeting Monday afternoon.

Commissioners will have a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. in the office of the county administrator, then meet in regular session at 5 p.m. in commission chambers.

The special meeting will be a conference call with the architect to discuss the remodeling project at 718 Main and for construction of a new EMS/rural fire building.

In their regular meeting, commissioners will discuss the need for a new county phone system; receive administrator reports on the lesser prairie chicken issue and elimination of the mortgage registration fee; and go into executive session to discuss non-elected employee issues regarding planning for union negotiations.