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File #: 16-648    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Filed
File created: 10/17/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/24/2016 Final action: 10/24/2016
Title: Development Options for County Court Project
Attachments: 1. Attach A Courts_Milestones_101816.pdf, 2. Attach B Courts Development Options 102116.pdf, 3. Attach C Courts-Matrix-102116.pdf, 4. Courts Presentation.pdf
AGENDA DATE: 10/24/2016

Development Options for County Court Project

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Public discussion to review development options for the Court expansion project

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Foley, Letteri, Catlin, Henry

PRESENTER (S): Tom Foley, Trevor Henry


REVIEWED BY: Thomas C. Foley

BACKGROUND: Albemarle County has been engaged for some time in a thorough analysis and assessment of the County's future court needs and the best way to meet those needs. In 2011, the Board of Supervisors authorized issuance of Request for Proposals to conduct a needs assessment and develop renovation and/or new building options for the provision of court facilities, to include the Circuit, General District and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts. The results of that study initiated the very focused effort underway since then, involving significant conversation with court stakeholders and representatives from the City of Charlottesville as various options have been identified and evaluated.

Given the status of discussions with the City and the results of various studies and analyses since 2011 regarding potential expansion options, the Board of Supervisors feels it is now appropriate to schedule a public review and discussion of potential options with an opportunity for public comment. Court stakeholders have had various opportunities to provide feedback on the Court expansion project. The Board is particularly interested in giving County taxpayers an opportunity to review the identified options and provide comment as the court expansion project reflects a very major investment of County funds and is in fact the most expensive project in the County's Capital Improvement Program budget. The Board of Supervisors directed staff to present information on available expansion options at a special meeting scheduled for October 24, 2016. This meeting will provide an overview of major mile...

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