Sat. Jan 22nd, 2022

Franklin County’s recent Downtown jail would be torn down to make way for a kid care center under a consultant’s recommendation getting viewed as by the board of commissioners.

A new parking garage also could be element of the mix as county and city officials juggle place of work space, with the coming construction of a new municipal court and other modifications previously in the performs.

The ideas are incorporated in an update of Franklin County’s making grasp strategy, which offers an overview of all of the occupied by distinctive county workplaces and projections for sq. footage requirements in the foreseeable future.

No remaining selections have been built to shift forward with any of the recommendations, and it’ll get several years for demolition, design and building to be concluded.