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Ellis County Commissioners Court Special meeting Friday, Oct.28

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Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, the Historic Ellis County Courthouse, 101 West Main Street (2nd Floor), Waxahachie, Texas at which time the following will be discussed and considered, to-wit:


County Judge:                                                                                     County Clerk:

                Carol Bush                                                                                            Cindy Polley, County Clerk

Commissioners:                                                                                  County & District Attorney’s Office:

Dennis Robinson, Commissioner, Pct. 1                                         Ann Montgomery-Moran, Assistant County Attorney

Bill Dodson, Commissioner, Pct. 2                                                   Lee Auvenshine, Assistant County Attorney

                Heath Sims, Commissioner, Pct. 3

                Ron Brown, Commissioner, Pct. 4




1.1       County Judge will call meeting to order, declare quorum if present, and declare notices legally posted pursuant to Open Meetings Act.


1.2       Motion to Open Court




2.1       Consideration and action to authorize County Judge to execute all necessary documents with Texzon Utilities to set Ellis County’s electricity rates at an amount not to exceed 5.552 cents per kwh for 18 months beginning in December, 2013.


                                    -           Carol Bush, Ellis County Judge






“The Commissioners Court of Ellis County reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed in this agenda, in the order deemed appropriate, as authorized by Texas Government Code 551, or to seek the advice of its attorney and/or other attorneys representing Ellis County on any matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Commissioners Court under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Texas Government Code Chapter 551 or as otherwise may be permitted under 551.”


3.1       Pursuant to Section 551.072 of the Government Code, consultation with counsel regarding the possible sale or lease of real property “if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person.”


3.2       Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Government Code, consultation to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, duties, or hiring of the Ellis County Fire Marshal / Emergency Management Coordinator  and discussion of the duties of Purchasing Agent.









Signed this _____ day of October, 2011




Carol Bush

Ellis County Judge



I, the undersigned, County Clerk of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court do hereby certify that the above Notice of Special Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court is a true and correct copy of said Notice, that I received said Notice, and it was posted at the doors of the Ellis County Courthouse, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times on the ____ day of October 2011, at ____________ a.m./p.m.


By____________________________, Deputy

Cindy Polley, County Clerk


  • The Commissioners Court reserves the right to consider and take action on the above agenda items in any particular order.
  • Anyone wishing to address the Commissioners Court concerning a posted agenda item must make a formal request by presenting a "Participation Form" to the County Clerk at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting.
  • If you or your representative, have a disability that requires special arrangements and you plan to attend this public meeting, please contact the County Judge’s Office at (972) 825-5011 within 72 hours of the meeting.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet your needs at the meeting.





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