Motion-1/23/07-Court House within Hamilton Canal
April 10, 2007
Mayor William F. Martin Jr.
Re: Judicial Center Siting
Dear Mayor Martin and Members of the
At a recent meeting I advised the City Council of ongoing
discussions regarding the siting of the proposed
After careful evaluation from all parties, the HCD offer
numerous advantages for the both the users of the
Additionally, DCAM in conjunction with their architectural firm Findgold Alexander has identified a preferred site with in the Hamilton Canal District site. While it now appears that the Judicial Center will not generate taxes to the city, I have expressed to both the State Delegation and to Commissioner David Perini the need for the City to be compensated for the land required to build the Center, thereby ensuring that the city can still receive an appropriate financial return on its investment in this portion of the HCD land acquisition.
I would be available to meet with the Economic Development Sub Committee to answer any questions.
Bernard F. Lynch,