Court Facility Improvement Project News

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.

January 25, 2018

Franklin County Commissioners Approve Court Facility Improvement Project

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners voted on Thursday morning to approve a court facility improvement project.

January 23, 2018

Court Facility Improvement Project Deliberation Set for Thursday

A formal deliberation of the Court Facility Improvement Project is scheduled for Thursday, January 25th during the Commissioners' Board Meeting starting at 9:30am in the Commissioners' Complex at 14 North Main Street, Chambersburg.

January 19, 2018

Second Open House Held for Court Facility Improvement Project

Franklin County Commissioners held a second public informational open house.

January 16, 2018

Open House Postponed Due to Weather

Tonight's Court Facility Improvement Project Open House has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 18th.