The new Madera County Courthouse, which will stand on 6th Street just south of the 110 year-old granite building that served as Madera County’s first courthouse, was recognized Monday in an acknowledgement ceremony by various officials from different levels of governmental leadership.
City, County, and State officials gathered on the west lawn of Courthouse Park to pay tribute to the interagency cooperation that brought the new courthouse from the planning stages to shovel-ready status.
The program, before about 50 people, began with a welcome and introductions by the Madera County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Rigby, the presiding judge of the Madera County courts. He was followed by Fifth District Court of Appeal Administrative Presiding Justice Brad Hill of Fresno.
Madera County Superior Court Judge Charles Wieland and Madera Mayor Brett Frazier spoke next...