New $18 Million Dollar Court Facility for Shelby County Advances
The Court Facilities Standards Committee will review the judicial center project being planned for Shelby County. The meeting is open to the public and will be held Friday, July 27, 2007, 1 p.m. EDT, at the Administrative Office of the Courts located at 100 Millcreek Park in Frankfort.
The Court Facilities Standards Committee is a 10-member body comprised of representatives from the Kentucky Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches of government and a county official appointed by the governor. The committee reviews design plans, cost estimates and financing proposals for new court facilities statewide. Kentucky state Rep. Kathy W. Stein chairs the10-member committee. Chief Justice of Kentucky Joseph E. Lambert, AOC Director Jason Nemes and Kentucky Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sara Combs will also be in attendance.
The Court Facilities Standards Committee operates under the auspices of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) in Frankfort, which is the operational arm of the Kentucky Court of Justice. The AOC Court Facilities Department oversees court facility construction, renovation and maintenance throughout the Commonwealth.
The committee will be discussing the new judicial center project for Shelby County, which is one of the 18 judicial center projects approved by the 2005 General Assembly and funded by the 2006 General Assembly:
Shelby County new judicial center, 58,000 square feet, $18,441,000 authorized cost
Friday, July 27, 2007, 1 p.m. EDT
Administrative Office of the Courts Conference Room, 100 Millcreeek Park, Frankfort