Probate And Juvenile Court Renovations Could Be Scrapped For New Building

06/25/28 – 11 P.M.

The Hancock County Commissioners met to discuss options in updating the Probate Juvenile Court. Commissioner Mark Gazarek said that they may need to rethink trying to fix the over 150-year-old building.

Mark Gazarek

Gazarek said they have the option to build a new building.

Mark Gazarek

Commissioner Brian Robertson said that after contingencies and moving costs, the renovations could costs around $2.2 million. Gazarek said they can build a new building for $2.7 million.

The group decided to wait and do more research before making any decisions.