Kentucky Court of Justice
Chief Justice Minton to discuss judicial center construction program Oct. 3 at Court Facilities Standards Committee meeting
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. will discuss the Administrative Office of the Courts judicial center construction program at the Friday, Oct. 3, meeting of the Court Facilities Standards Committee (CFSC). The meeting will be open to the public. It will begin at 10 a.m. in the AOC Building 12 conference room at 100 Millcreek Park in Frankfort.
During the meeting, Chief Justice Minton will solicit input from the committee on possible changes/improvements to the judicial center construction program.
The CFSC 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. State Sen. Robert Stivers and state Rep. Kathy Stein co-chair the 10-member committee, which includes Chief Justice Minton and AOC Director Jason Nemes.
The committee operates under the auspices of the AOC in Frankfort, which is the operational arm of the Kentucky Court of Justice. The AOC Department of Facilities oversees court facility construction, renovation and maintenance throughout the commonwealth.
What: Chief Justice Minton will discuss the Administrative Office of the Courts judicial center construction program and solicit input from the committee on possible changes/improvements. The committee will also discuss new judicial center projects for Breckinridge, Fleming and Pike counties, which were among the 17 judicial center projects authorized by the 2006 General Assembly and funded by the 2008 General Assembly.
Original project plans:
Breckinridge County – 33,000-square-foot judicial center with an estimated total project cost of $11.5 million
Fleming County – 32,800-square-foot judicial center with an estimated total project cost of $11.5 million
Pike County – 94,900-square-foot judicial center with an estimated total project cost of $28.4 million
When: Friday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. EDT
Where: Administrative Office of the Courts, Building 12 conference room, 100 Millcreek Park, Frankfort
Contact: Jamie Ball, Public Information Specialist, Administrative Office of the Courts, 502-573-2350, firstname.lastname@example.org