Hancock County Reviewing Ways To Improve Probate Court Security

1/11/18 – 12:00 P.M.

Hancock County is moving forward with scaled back plans to renovate the probate and juvenile court. The county commissioners gave the okay for Peterman Associates to reexamine the plans during a Thursday meeting. Commissioner Mark Gazarek says there are some differences in the plan this time around

Audio:Mark Gazarek

Gazarek says its far more expensive to try and renovate while people are still working in the building. The county will have to find a temporary location for the court while the work takes place.

Gazarek says they are trying to cap the budget at $1 million

Audio:Mark Gazarek

Gazarek adds the plans will focus on improving security in the building.