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 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.

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.