Court Facility Improvement Project News
June 28, 2018
Commissioners Approve Property Purchase as Part of Long-term Development Plan
Franklin County Commissioners moved to purchase the property located at the corner of N. Second Street and Montgomery Alley.
June 27, 2018
Local Firms to Provide Professional Services for Courthouse Facility Improvement Project
This week, the Franklin County Commissioners entered into professional services agreements with Noelker & Hull Associates and Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc., both of Chambersburg, to provide services for the Court Facility Improvement Project.
May 25, 2018
County Signs Bonds for Court Facility Improvement Project
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners went to settlement on the first phase of financing for the Court Facility Improvement Project, providing $55M of net proceeds.
May 24, 2018
Commissioners Approve Revised Plan for Administrative Offices and Archives Building
May 17, 2018
Revised Courthouse Plan Anticipated to Save Money
The Franklin County Commissioners received a recommendation from staff and consultants today to consider a revised plan for improvements to administrative offices and an archives building.
May 11, 2018
County Leases Grant Street Property
The Grant Street property formerly used by Coyle Free Library during renovation will be used as transitional space for Franklin County operations during the Court Facility Improvement Project.
May 02, 2018
County Considers Grant Street Property for Transition Space during Construction
April 19, 2018
Commissioners Approve Bond Issue for Court Facility Improvement Project
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners took the next step in the Court Facility Improvement Project by approving a bond issue for $55M of net proceeds after reviewing bid process results which were more favorable than expected.
March 15, 2018
Commissioners Select Construction Management Firm for Courthouse Facility Improvement Project
Today the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with Franklin Advisory to provide construction management services for the Court Facility Improvement Project.
March 01, 2018
Commissioners to Secure Low Bond Rate for Courthouse Project
On Thursday morning, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners discussed a funding plan for the Court Facility Improvement Project, concluding that the County will minimize the risk of incurring much higher interest rates by borrowing funds now.