Courthouse Study is Underway

A Charleston firm is going to lead a study of all 55 courthouses in West Virginia in the coming months. Silling Associates of Charleston has been awarded at $600,000 contract by the WV Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority. The study is meant to analyze the condition and needs of each courthouse, and make recommendations for improvements, including cost estimates. Right now, Silling is in the process of asking each courthouse for records, including insurance and fire marshal reports, blueprints, and lists of past projects and thsoe that are in the works.