Timber County officers excursion amenities in seek for for fresh condition branch headquarters - Parkersburg Information





Timber County Commissioners and officers with the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section toured to be had area at St. Joseph Touchdown that may be used by the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section for a fresh location. (Picture by way of Brett Dunlap)

PARKERSBURG — The Timber County Fee toured a few conceivable websites that might space the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section in the event that they make a selection to advance the group to a fresh location.

Commissioners and representatives of the condition branch on Monday toured Campbell Plaza at 214 7th St. in downtown Parkersburg and to be had area at St. Joseph Touchdown, the previous St. Joseph’s Clinic.

It's been about 3 weeks since a waterline fracture brought about the condition branch workplaces to alike of their construction at 211 6th St. with services and products being treated from alternative places within the section era the construction used to be being wiped clean up.

The fee, which owns the condition branch construction, sought after to look if every other area may well be connect that would possibly give the condition branch extra area and a greater construction to deal with their operations sooner than the county dedicated a accumulation of cash to healing and service the present construction.

Campbell’s Plaza is over 50,000-square-feet with 5 flooring. It's situated proper in the back of the wave condition branch construction and there's a walkway connecting the 2 constructions.

Malcolm Lanham, Folk Condition and Ultimatum Preparedness Director for the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section, and Emily Lanham, Worker to the Govt Director of the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section, get up in a former name heart at Campbell Plaza with Timber County Commissioners Robert Tebay and Jimmy Colombo. The fee is having a look at constructions within the section that might space the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section. (Picture by way of Brett Dunlap)

Realtor Steve Shaver walked officers in the course of the web site. The construction had as soon as housed a decision heart and a accumulation of that infrastructure and raised flooring had been nonetheless in park which Emily Lanham, Worker to the Govt Director of the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section, stated may have benefits for them.

Malcolm Lanham, Folk Condition and Ultimatum Preparedness Director for the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section, stated the principle name heart flooring may well be transformed to utility for his or her scientific services and products and WIC services and products.

Within the wave construction, WIC is on the second one flooring, but when the elevator is out of carrier moms with strollers and community in wheelchairs can not put together it as much as the second one flooring, Emily Lanham stated.

If they might advance into the Campbell Plaza construction, many of the public-facing systems could be on that major flooring to permit higher get admission to, she stated.

Administrative workplaces could be on every other flooring, officers stated, including each and every flooring is round 10,000-square-feet.

Timber County Commissioners Robert Tebay and Jimmy Colomboare are proven an impaired pc room at Campbell Plaza by way of Realtor Steve Shaver on Monday. The fee is having a look at constructions that would possibly space the Mid-Ohio Valley Condition Section. (Picture by way of Brett Dunlap)

Every other merit could be there could be a accumulation extra area for attic on web site for each and every branch, Emily Lanham stated.

Officers stated there have been plenty of information, together with monetary information, they're required to accumulation indefinitely, MOVHD Govt Director Eric Walker stated.

“Year after year, those pile up over time,” he stated.

Officers had been additionally proven round St. Joseph Touchdown by way of Jon Defibaugh, construction supervisor.

Defibaugh stated plans are in park to destroy the parking storage and change it with observable parking loads with round 400 overall parking areas for the complicated.

He mentioned how being a former sanatorium area, there have been categories of the construction the place the series may well be reconfigured to satisfy the wishes of the condition branch for each scientific services and products and administrative center area. They checked out a flooring that housed scientific services and products with examination rooms in addition to the previous sanatorium’s impaired disaster branch.

Defibaugh stated they might paintings with doable tenants to have the area meet their wishes with partitions within that may wish taken out and areas widened. He mentioned having repairs community on group of workers who can deal with any problems that arise.

He stated any primary renovation can also be labored out via their hire pledges.

Walker stated they're certainly one of two condition branchs within the circumstance that offer dental services and products and they've a breathtaking x-ray gadget and that takes generation to get arrange with particular necessities for the room it's positioned in. He believes St. Joseph Touchdown will be the maximum situated so that you could maintain that within the fastest quantity of generation.

“St. Joseph would be the most move-in ready,” he stated total.

Emily Lanham stated they checked out the place a accumulation of the community reside who get admission to services and products on the condition branch and St. Joseph Touchdown is kind of within the heart of the place the vast majority of community are who are available.

Campbell Plaza has the area, however there could be a accumulation of renovations that want to be accomplished in conjunction with having to switch the roof and do an in depth transforming within.

Commissioners prompt that the condition branch may well be damaged up into smaller devices to be positioned across the section. They had been having a look on the former Parkersburg-Timber County Conference and Guests Bureau Development on the nook of 7th and Avery streets as a conceivable web site to deal with the condition branch’s administrative workplaces.

Alternatively, Walker stated he wish to accumulation the whole lot below one roof with services and products, management, finance and extra in a single location.

“All being under the same roof helps keep us together with better communication when we need to have meetings,” he stated, including they may put together a break paintings in the event that they needed to.

Preferably, Walker stated they wish to have round 40,000-square-feet.

“We are busting out around the seams where we are now,” he stated.

The fee didn't put together any selections on Monday.

Fee President Blair Sofa stated they're additionally nonetheless having a look on the impaired Lincoln College construction close Van Devender Heart College on thirty first Side road and are making plans to excursion that web site. The impaired 911 Development on Core Street may be able to space some services and products. Officers additionally wish to inquire concerning the constructions impaired by way of Mountain Climate Faculty, on the nook of Spring and sixteenth streets, to look if one thing may well be accomplished there.

Brett Dunlap can also be reached at [email protected]




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