The update is part of regularly scheduled board briefings on the progress of the critical facility, which will be located near the west end of the Hawthorne Bridge.
Multnomah County Commissioners approved $9.4 million for design work for the new central courthouse on Dec. 17.
Members of the courthouse project will continue refining the design as they prepare for the summer appearance before Portland’s design review board.
The decision about what to include in the courthouse is one of several choices county commissioners will make on Dec. 17 when the project advances into detailed design.
Multnomah County is seeking public comment on two potential sites for a new downtown courthouse at a February 5 open house and via an online survey.
Multnomah County is seeking public input on two potential sites for a new downtown courthouse at two public house events on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5.
More than 90 representatives of small firms and those owned by minorities and women gathered Aug. 31 to learn about opportunities to be involved in the county's Central Courthouse project.
Multnomah County Central Courthouse project to host open house for Minority, Women and Emerging Small Businesses (MWESB)
On April 9, the board was updated on the results of extensive due diligence and public outreach performed for the future site of the Central Courthouse.
On Thursday, Dec. 18 the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved preliminary plans and site selection recommendations for the central courthouse project.
On Dec. 16 the Board of Commissioners heard preliminary recommendations on two possible sites for a new central courthouse and a financing strategy for the project.
On Thursday, Sept. 4, at its weekly meeting, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an interim Intergovernmental Agreement to help fund the replacement of county’s central courthouse.
The county’s replacement of its Central Courthouse took another significant step forward on Thursday when the board voted to authorize county officials to issue a site solicitation for the project.