Public County Commissioners’ Court meeting scheduled for Monday Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County on July 25, 2015 by Publisher Historic Ellis County CourthouseELLIS COUNTY — The Ellis County Commissioners' Court will hold a regularly scheduled public meeting on Monday, July 27 at 3 p.m. on the second floor of the Historic Ellis County Courthouse located at 101 W. Main Street in Waxahachie.The agenda for the meeting includes a few items up for discussion regarding the Fire Marshal's position.Ellis County Judge Carol Bush placed two items on the agenda related to the position. The first one simply states, "State Fire Marshal's Office." The second item states, "Discussion of the duties of the Fire Marshal's Office and possible amendment to the County Fire Code."Precinct 3 Commissioner Paul Perry placed an item on the agenda that reads, "Discussion of document from various area Fire Chiefs as to their preferred description of attributes for the person who occupies the position of the Ellis County Fire Marshal."The current Fire Marshal, Joe Stewart, turned in his resignation earlier this month stemming from what many sources claim was a reaction to interference by Bush.Click here to read more about the events leading up to Stewart's resignation.Additionally, Perry has introduced an agenda item to discuss and take possible action on, "an Interlocal Agreement request from the City of Maypearl, that RB3 road crews make specified repairs to Commerce Street (from First Street to Second, and from Third to Fourth), to East 4th Street (from Main Street to end), to Phillips Street (from Second to Fourth), and Claunch Street (from First to Second and from Fourth to Hwy 157)."The court will also discuss the audio and visual system used to record and broadcast the commissioners' court meetings to the public via the county's website. The audio equipment experienced catastrophic failure and efforts are supposedly underway to look at restoring the ability to broadcast the meetings. With the audio equipment failure, residents attending the meetings have also complained about their frustration at their inability to hear the commissioners' court members speak even from a few seats away.Click here to read Monday's full meeting agenda. You may also be interested in readingRecords indicate Ellis County may lose Fire Marshal Joe StewartCounty judge receives criticism for circumventing commissioners’ courtCommissioners to vote on proposed county budget MondayProposal to cut Pct. 3 Road and Bridge budget; Commissioner Perry calls it retaliationCounty Commissioners to vote Monday on raises for elected officialsETMC Ellis County pullout: Writing was on the wallCounty judge seeking pay increase for elected officialsCounty Judge takes aim at Constable over his support of the 2nd AmendmentCounty Judge Bush seeking herself higher pay increase than voted on; shuns law enforcementNew County Sheriff’s current actions and past under question ← UIL high school championship football games moving to HoustonRep. Barton supports bill to defund Planned Parenthood → You must log in to post a comment.