The Ellis County Commission has passed a resolution stating it’s intent to grant the former shop building to the Ellis Industrial Development Corporation. The EIDC plans to turn the building over to a business owned by Chad Sproul, who wants to refurbish the deteriorating building. Commission Chair Swede Holmgren says the next step is a public hearing.
The hearing will be during the commission meeting on December 17th.
Due to the lengthy process of officially turning over the building, the commission has extended the lease agreement with the EIDC until its first meeting in January.