McDaniel Happy to Serve County; A Look at the Revised Budget

County Commissioners on Monday approved filling two open positions on the Ellis County Joint Planning Commission. They named Marcy McClelland of Hays and David McDaniel of Ellis to the committee.

Martha McClelland

Martha McClelland, rural Ellis County

McDaniel, the former mayor of Ellis, told Hays Post he was very happy to be involved.

“They contacted me and I told them I wanted to serve. I think we have a lot of priorities that are important to the county and we can have a positive impact and keep Ellis County moving forward.”

In addition, commissioners on Monday approved a contract with Spangenberg Phillips Tice Architects for the renovation project at 601 Main Street. A copy of the agreement is below.

Commissioners approved the grants for a road project on portions of Old Highway 40 between Yocemento and Ellis, and for a bridge

Dave McDaniel, Ellis

Dave McDaniel, Ellis

project southwest of Schoenchen.

Commissioners also discussed attendance at the governor’s conference on water in October and discussed the updated budget numbers. The latest figures are below.

The county will hold another  budget meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Monday at 601 Main.

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