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Ellis County Courthouse
1204 Fort Street, Hays, KS 67601
Ph: (785) 628-9410
Policies, Legislation & More
The County Commission's responsibilities include:
  • Adopting personnel policies and pay plans for all county offices
  • Appointing and directing county officers / staff in offices not under another elected official
  • Apportioning and ordering tax levies
  • Approving the budget and overseeing county finances
  • Determining township boundaries
  • Establishing and maintaining county roads
  • Executing contracts for the protection of public health and welfare
  • Making citizen appointments to county boards
  • Passing legislation in response to local needs through home rule authority
  • Providing for adequate county government facilities

Contact Us
If you have a matter to discuss with the commission, you may contact County Clerk Donna Maskus  at (785) 628-9410 or via email and request to be placed on the agenda.