NOTICE OF MEETING
ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court will be held on Monday,
September 16, 2013, 10:00 A.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
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 Bill Dodson, Pct. 2
1.1 Consideration and approval to replace Alternate Judge Janie Olalde with Pat Sutton for the November 5, 2013 election in combined precincts 123 & 124, polling place located at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 1007 Daffan Street, Ennis, Texas. –Jane Anderson, Elections
1.2 Consideration and approval of a joint election agreement with the City of Grand Prairie. The City of Grand Prairie is requesting Election Services to be provided by the Ellis County Elections Administrative Office for the November 5, 2013 election (Ellis County voters only). –Jane Anderson, Elections
1.3 Consideration and approval of leasing a county owned handicap voting machine (Auto Mark) to the City of Maypearl for a Local Option Election to be conducted on November 5, 2013. –Jane Anderson, Elections
1.4 Consideration and action to accept grant funding from TCEQ allocated for fiscal year 2014 Low Income Vehicle Repair Assistance, Retrofit, and Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Program and to authorize the County Judge to execute all necessary documents to accept such funding. – Terry Nay, Constable, Pct. 2
RECESS REGULAR SESSION TO CONVENE TO PUBLIC HEARING
2.1 Second public hearing on the proposed Ellis County Tax Rate for Budget Fiscal Year 2013-2014 pursuant to Commissioners’ Court announcement on August 26, 2013, Minute Order Number 291.13.
ADJOURNMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING
RECONVENE TO REGULAR SESSION
RECESS TO CONVENE TO 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
Signed this the _______ day of September, 2013.
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 September, 2013 at ____________ a.m./p.m.
Cindy Polley, County Clerk