Ellis 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.
ELLIS COUNTY PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR PROPOSED 0.5% SALES TAX
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.)