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Schedule with post it notes

Preliminary timeline for courthouse construction

The preliminary timeline identifies numerous actions to be taken before groundbreaking occurs:

  • Nov. 8 – voters approve Public Safety Sales Tax
  • Dec. 9 - Johnson County Board of County Commissioners adopt a resolution to levy the additional one-fourth cent sales tax countywide for a period of 10 years, beginning on or about April 1, 2017.
  • The Board to amend the county's Capital Improvement Program to include the courthouse and coroner facility projects and authorize the projects.
  • The Public Building Commission to approve the projects and sell bonds.
  • The Facilities Department to issue two request for proposals (RFP) for professional services to start the project work and to have an owner’s representative and a criteria consultant onboard by the first quarter 2017.
  • Selection of the design-build team during the second half of 2017.
  • Early 2018, conduct public engagement regarding the design.
  • First quarter 2018, begin construction.
  • Complete construction by end of 2020 and occupy the building in early 2021.