Delaware County has received a bid for the courthouse annex building.
The Courthouse Annex is the former Community Savings Bank building that sits just a block west of the courthouse at 201 East Main Street in Manchester. The County had purchased the property for just under $600,000 three years ago with the intent to move the Delaware County Treasurer’s Office and Auditor’s Office there, as well as the county’s voting equipment – the goal was to give the County more room and to make those offices more accessible to the public by moving them to ground level. But the County Supervisors say an unexpected requirement from the State Fire Marshal was more costly than they could afford.
The County held an open house about a month ago, giving interested bidders an opportunity to see the building. The deadline to submit a sealed bid was noon on Monday.
The County received one bid from Matthew Schulte and Mitch Peyton for $275,001. The County will consider the bid at their meeting next week.
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