County appoints 'Citizens Advisory Board'
ELLIS COUNTY – Ellis County Commissioners’ Court approved and appointed a dozen members to serve on the "Ellis County Citizens Advisory Board" Monday, March 14.
"We want to extend our thanks to these volunteers for their time and efforts in helping us in the redistricting process," stated County Judge Carol Bush.
The "Citizens Advisory Board" will consist of the following individuals: Rudy Amor, Sandy Anderson, Bob Beakley, Linda Dunn, Jane Hamilton, Tony Medina, Allen Oakley, Paul Perry, Richard Reno, Brenda L. Sexton, John Tabor and Diane Threadgill.
Elections Administrator Jane Anderson requested the county’s handicap voting equipment be leased to various cities and school districts throughout the county.
The equipment will be used during the Saturday, May 14, city and school board election.
"Today is the last day to file for a spot on the ballot," noted Anderson .
The court approved the item unanimously.
The commissioners also appointed or reappointed members of the Ellis County Historic Commission to serve a two year term, beginning Jan. 1 and continuing through Dec. 31, 2012.
The members of this board include Betty Dillard, Harold Dorsey, Wilma Dorsey, Nana Lou Dudley, Virginia Duff, Karen Esberger, Carol Farrar, Edwin Farrar, Larry Felty, Virginia Kellum, Nancy Post, Helen Prude, Shannon Simpson, Susie Toal and Sylvia Stanford-Smith.
The commissioners approved an agreement with the Ennis Garden Club to place directional signs in Ellis County Precinct 2 to mark the Bluebonnet Trail, from March though the middle of May.