First public hearing on proposed county budget to be held Monday

Historic Ellis County Courthouse

ELLIS COUNTY — The first of two public hearings regarding the proposed Ellis County Budget will take place during the Monday, August 24 Ellis County Commissioners' Court meeting.

The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on the second floor of the Historic Ellis County Courthouse located at 101 W. Main St. in Waxahachie.

In other business, the commissioners' court will discuss an armored car contract with Dunbar, issue a proclamation recognizing September 2015 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Ellis County, renew or modify the current County retiree health insurance coverage and adopt the Ellis County Indigent Health Care Program for September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016.

Click here to read the full agenda, including items not mentioned in this article.

Past budget proposal coverage:

Click here to read "Proposal to cut Pct. 3 Road and Bridge budget; Commissioner Perry calls it retaliation".

Click here to read "County Commissioners to vote Monday on raises for elected officials".