Design firm to oversee renovation of courthouse
by Larry S. Chowning
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to hire Enteros Design of Petersburg to design the renovation of the unfinished basement in the new county courthouse to provide space for the office of the commonwealth’s attorney.
The office of the commonwealth’s attorney is currently in a rental building beside the courthouse. Supervisors want to eliminate the rent cost and have the office in a county-owned building.
Board members Carlton Revere, Wayne Jessie and Pete Mansfield voted to hire the design firm, Jack Miller voted against it, and Beth Hurd abstained because her husband, Mike Hurd, is the Middlesex County Commonwealth’s Attorney.
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