County budget hearings begin Monday, with the commissioners court meeting at the Ellis County Courthouse.
The public hearings and workshops for the 2007-2008 budget convene at 8:15 a.m. Monday, June 25, and Tuesday, June 26, and at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27.
Anticipated recess times for the hearings are at 4:30 p.m. Monday, 3 p.m. Tuesday and at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
All meetings are open to the public and will take place in the second floor courtroom at the courthouse, 101 W. Main in Waxahachie.
The tentative schedule, which is subject to change, is as follows:
Monday, June 25
Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Jackie Miller Jr.
District Clerk Melanie Reed
378th District Court Judge Al Scoggins
Sheriff Ray Stewart
Dept. of Public Safety - Sgt. Chris Jones
Elections - Jane Anderson
Homeland Security - Sharon McKinney
Veterans Services - James Wilhoite
Pct. 4 Constable Steve McKinney
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Curtis Polk
Pct. 2 Commissioner Bill Dodson
Fire Marshal/Investigator Jim Pharr
Law Library - Leanne Brindle
Tax Assessor/Collector John Bridges
Purchasing - Richard Denniston
Pct. 3 Commissioner Heath Sims
MIS - Teral Crawford
County Court at Law No. 1 Judge Greg Wilhelm
Tuesday, June 26
Pct. 1 Constable Ben Fry
County/District Attorney Joe Grubbs
Treasurer Judy Burden
Department of Development - Delton Ake
Pct. 1 Commissioner Dennis Robinson
Indigent Health Care - Diana Buckley
CASA - David Setzer
Child Welfare Board - Sylvia Smith
Historical Commission - Sylvia Smith
Meals on Wheels - Vinsen Farris
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Pct. 3 Constable Jimmie Ray
Pct. 4 Commissioner Ron Brown
Community Supervision - Alfred Mims
Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace - Linda Sibley
Human Resources - Debbie Sartor
Wednesday, June 27
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
County Clerk Cindy Polley
Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Bill Woody
Juvenile Services - Chris Aldama
Maintenance - Keith Roberts
Texas Cooperative Extension - Mark Arnold
Pct. 2 Constable Terry Nay
County Engineer Joe White
Ellis County Soil/Water Conservation District - Lee Harris and Tom Sulak
County Court at Law No. 2 Judge Gene Calvert
County Auditor Mike Navarro
County Judge Chad Adams
Due to a vacation, no budget hearing for Judge Gene Knize’s 40th District Court is on the schedule.
For more information, contact the County Judge’s Office at (972) 825-5000.