According to a news release issued Thursday by the city of Gallipolis, the building committee will assist the Gallipolis City Commission with decisions regarding the exterior aesthetics of the building, including the color of the bricks, the style of the trim surrounding the windows, and other details of the building.
Interested residents are urged to call the city manager’s office at (740) 446-2489 by 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, to be considered to serve on the committee.
The Gallipolis Justice Center is set to be constructed at 518 Second Avenue — the current location of the Gallipolis Municipal Building.
Gallipolis City Manager Randy Finney reported, during a special meeting of the Gallipolis City Commission on Tuesday, that the asbestos abatement process for the old city municipal building has been completed and he is hopeful that demolition of the building will begin during the week of June 13.
Sexton’s Excavating of Jackson was awarded the bid for the demolition in the amount of $29,275.
The city justice center will house the Gallipolis Municipal Court, Gallipolis City Police Department and Gallipolis City Solicitor’s Office.