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Officials Celebrate Start of Montezuma County Courthouse Construction

Austin Cope
Montezuma County and Court district officials break ground with golden shovels to mark the beginning of construction on the new Montezuma County Courthouse

Montezuma County held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for its new, $8.2 million combined courthouse project. Officials wielded golden shovels as they launched the construction project for a 28,000-square-foot building at Park and Driscoll streets in Cortez.

Above photo, from left: Jennilynn Lawrence, Montezuma County Court judge; Sonie Buffington, Montezuma County Chief Probation Officer; Eric Hogue, 22nd Judicial Court District Administrator; Larry Don Suckla, Montezuma County Commission Chair; Keenen Ertel, Montezuma County Commissioner; James Lambert, Montezuma County Commissioner; Doug Walker, Chief Judge; Monty Guiles, Owner's Representative

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