County seeks public input on future of county facilities in Hillsborough, expansion of services
Orange County Asset Management Services has scheduled a public listening session on Thursday, Nov. 17, to receive input from the community about the future of several Orange County facilities in downtown Hillsborough and the expansion of services in the southern part of the county.
The session will be held in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room in the Whitted Building, located at 300 W. Tryon Street in Hillsborough. Staff will make a presentation on the current situation and will be prepared to answer questions from the public.
As part of its Facilities Master Plan, Orange County is asking residents to weigh in on a series of options for several county facilities, including:
- The move of human services to co-locate with Department of Social Services around Mayo Street
- Use of Whitted as the main administrative office for Orange County Government
- Options for Link Center/Old Jail
- Options for future locations for the Board of Elections, District Attorney’s Office and the Public Defender’s office
- Options for building a new Emergency Services Center
- Options for building a new Recreation Center
- Options for the expansion of services in the Southern part of the County