NOTICE OF MEETING

ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court will be held on Thursday,

August 8, 2013, 2:00 P.M., in the Historic Ellis County Courthouse, Commissioners Courtroom (2nd flr), 101 W. Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas at which time the following will be discussed and considered, to-wit:

County Judge: Carol Bush County Clerk: Cindy Polley

Commissioners: Assistant County Attorneys:

Dennis Robinson, Commissioner, Pct. 1 Ann Montgomery-Moran

Bill Dodson, Commissioner, Pct. 2 Lee Auvenshine

Paul Perry, Commissioner, Pct. 3

Ron Brown, Commissioner, Pct. 4

OPENING COURT

County Judge will call meeting to order, declare quorum if present, and declare notices legally posted pursuant to Open Meetings Act.

Motion to Open Court.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance - Commissioner Dennis Robinson, Pct. 1

PUBLIC COMMENT*

ADMINISTRATIVE

1.1 Consideration and action to enact the Ellis County Burn Ban effective immediately – Joe Stewart, Fire Marshal.

1.2 Discussion, consideration and possible action as necessary to authorize the Ellis County Purchasing Agent to enter into negotiations with the highest ranking respondent for RFP 2013- 010 Jail Management for Ellis County.

1.3 Discussion regarding letter of intent to contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house ICE Detainees in the Ellis County Detention Center.

RECESS TO CONVENE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

EXECUTIVE SESSION

“The Commissioners Court of Ellis County reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed in this agenda, in the order deemed appropriate, as authorized by Texas Government Code 551, or to seek the advice of its attorney and/or other attorneys representing Ellis County on any matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Commissioners Court under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Texas Government Code Chapter 551 or as otherwise may be permitted under 551.”

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

Signed this the _______ day of August, 2013.

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Carol Bush

Ellis County Judge

I, the undersigned, County Clerk of the Ellis County Commissioners Court do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court is a true and correct copy of said Notice, that I received said Notice, and it was posted at the doors of the Ellis County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times on the _____day of August, 2013 at ____________ a.m./p.m.

Cindy Polley, County Clerk

By__________________________________, Deputy