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Mayor Sarno Applauds Governor Healey’s Investment into New Courthouse - Potential North Riverfront Site would address all the Court and Public needs, plus with added Amenities -

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno expressed his thanks and gratitude to Governor Maura Healey today upon the news of the Healey-Driscoll’s Administrations commitment to an initial investment of $106 million to replace the ailing Courthouse at 50 State Street.

Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank and commend Governor Maura Healey for her continued support and investment in our Springfield, especially with this initial investment of $106 million devoted to the site assessment and design of this much needed project.  Governor Healey’s Administration and State Representative Michael Finn, Chair of the Joint Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, contacted me to share this good news that there is now a firm financial commitment to building a new state-of-the-art Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse.  My administration looks forward to continuing to work with her and her dedicated team, the state’s Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), and State Representative Carlos Gonzalez, State Senator Adam Gomez and the entire Springfield delegation, including State Representative Michael Finn whose committee will do the review and due diligence on the states capital spending plan, as we look to advance this project for our workers and residents.”

“Once again, I want to express my support of the relocation of a new Roderick Ireland Courthouse to the north riverfront area.  This would be a game changer for the City of Springfield and address a wide variety of needs for our city, including much-needed additional housing to the city, which is a cornerstone of Governor Healey’s Administration.  This project would also address parking and public transportation aspects, create additional amenities from restaurants and boutique shops along with a proposed marina, and more of that good four-letter word – JOBS!  I look forward to continuing to have fruitful discussions with Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll, as well as the Honorable Jeffrey Locke, Chief Justice of the Trial Court, Tom Ambrosino, Trail Court Administrator, and our Springfield State Delegation.”

Please see the Press Release from June 30, 2022 announcing the potential North Riverfront Development Plans.

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