Cobb Co. Approves Extra Courthouse Funds

MARIETTA, Ga. — Cobb County Commissioners recently approved additional funds for the installation of security equipment in the county’s new $63 billion Superior Court building.

Turner Construction built the facility, which opened to the public in January, for $57 million.

The extra $35,942 in security costs is being added onto a $1.7 million contract with Black Creek Integrated Systems Corp. that was approved in July 2009. Last month, commissioners approved $2,255 more for a $448,257 contract to install audio/video equipment in each courtroom.

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