Court Facility Improvement Project News
March 12, 2019
Franklin County Takes Next Step for Archives Facility
The Franklin County Commissioners approved intent to award bids related to archives facility general construction and construction related to plumbing, mechanical and electrical.
February 01, 2019
Facility Project Demolition Phase Underway
The demolition phase of the Court Facility Improvement Project is underway and on schedule.
December 07, 2018
Franklin County Preps for Demolition at Downtown Project Site
Pedestrian traffic patterns are changing along North Main Street in downtown Chambersburg. A construction fence will surround the perimeter of the Court Facility Improvement Project Main Street/Lincoln Way East site.
October 23, 2018
County to Increase Parking with Purchase of Elks Lodge
The Franklin County Commissioners entered into a sales agreement for the purchase of the Elks Lodge in Chambersburg to be used as satellite parking for court related offices.
October 04, 2018
Facility Floor Plans Finalized and Approved
The design and floor plans for the new Judicial Center, renovations to the Courthouse Annex, and renovations to the Old Courthouse have been finalized and approved by the Board of Commissioners.
September 12, 2018
Franklin County Receives $1,000,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Grant
August 03, 2018
Bid Awarded for Mock-up Courtroom Construction
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a bid for the judicial center courtroom mock-ups as part of the process to finalize designs for the Court Facility Improvement Project.
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.