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Board approves change orders for new judicial center project
In Aug. 12 Issue

Flooring was the topic on the table at the Russell County Property Development Board's monthly meeting Monday.

Terrazzo, a resin and chipped marble product, had been the flooring for the main common areas in the Russell County Judicial Center, presently under construction on the square in Jamestown.

Several of the board members had been displeased with the terrazzo they found in other recently constructed courts' buildings across the commonwealth.

"It just looked milky and dirty in a newly finished building," Kevin Schearer said.

Three options were presented by Architect Monica Summers, of Brandstetter-Carroll. She said they could have the terrazzo polished to a much higher level than planned, or use one of two tile options.

The tile options presented were a porcelain or a quartz product. Both products were presented as having good life expectancy with the color going all the way through both types of tile.

The additional charge for the porcelain product was projected at $2,400, while the pressure-formed quartz product was estimated at an additional $25,000. The 24-inch tiles have a strong resemblance to polished granite or basalt.

After Summers agreed with the board that most of the clients had not been all that pleased with the end result of the terrazzo, the board selected the quartz tile, pending final budget numbers and chose a slightly red, or rose, stain for the walnut wood trim.

The board also approved a $10,000 change order to install more attachment fittings for securing the drywall to the metal lathwork in the building and voted to pay over half-a-million dollars in bills for the work already completed.

The next meeting for the board was set for September 13th.

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