County Sales Tax Public Meetings Start Tonight

DICK KLAUS UNIFORMSEllis County Rural Fire Chief Dick Klaus is also the mayor of Schoenchen, where, Monday night, the first in a series of public meetings will be held to explain how the proposed half-cent county sales tax would be used.

County department heads will join Ellis County Commissioners at the meetings to talk about the new EMS/Rural Fire building, as well as renovations to the Ellis County Jail and courthouse.

The Monday April 15 meeting begins at 7: 30 p.m. All other meetings start at 7p.m. The sales tax election is May 14th.


April 15      Schoenchen Community Center (7:30 p.m.)
April 16      Hays VFW (7 p.m.)
April 18      Victoria K of C Hall (7 p.m.)
April 23      Hays American Legion (7 p.m.)
April 25      Ellis VFW (7 p.m.)
May 8          Hays VFW (7 p.m.)
May 9          Hays American Legion (7 p.m.)


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  • Nick

    .05% or .5%?

  • re: nick

    .05 or .5 i’m still voting no.

  • http://hayspost too bad

    I wish they would of set this up as the separate questions, Rural Fire, EMS & Jail. By bunching them all together I think its going to be tough to pass.