Designs underway for the new Bay County Juvenile Justice Courthouse

Bay County officials say designs are underway for the new juvenile county courthouse. (WJHG/WECP)
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BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) Bay County officials say designs are underway for the new Bay County Juvenile Justice Courthouse.

Commissioner Robert Carroll said they are looking to remodel their building on Mckenzie Avenue to house the county clerk of court and other judicial offices.

Carroll said the building would give officials more space, rather than adding those offices to the new judicial building.

"We're gonna go out and hire an architect and do some remodeling for us, to remodel 225 McKenzie," said Carroll. "It would reduce the size of the new courthouse building about 3,000 square feet which would be a big savings.”

Carroll said they are still renovating the old juvenile courthouse, which will be the home of the federal courthouse.

He said they hope to finalize their designs for the courthouse and begin construction by the end of the year.

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