Carlton, OR (March 2023) – The City of Carlton has begun construction of a new civic center. The previous city hall building has been demolished to make room for the new 12,854 square foot facility which will provide community space and house the Carlton City Hall as well as the Carlton Public Safety Department. The new center will include public restrooms, an interactive history of Carlton, a hub for local business networking, and flexible community space for public and private functions. The facility is anticipated to open by the end of 2024. The architect for the project is Holst Architecture, and financing for the project was provided by Government Capital Corporation, Southlake, TX.
“We had a very positive experience working with Government Capital on this project,” stated Christy Martinez, Assistant City Manager, City of Carlton. “We’re thankful for the communication the team provided throughout the process and how they followed through on getting us to the finish line.”
“I want to congratulate the City of Carlton on their new civic center,” commented Marti Sauls, Municipal Finance Specialist, Government Capital Corporation. “We take great pride in assisting Oregon cities in meeting their goals and objectives.”
About the City of Carlton
The City of Carlton was settled by homesteaders in the 1840s and has grown to a current population of 2,135 residents. The city is situated between Portland and the Pacific coast and has a rich history of agriculture, logging, and wine production. Presently, the city is known as the Wine Capital of Oregon. To learn more about the City of Carlton, visit www.ci.carlton.or.us.
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company and its affiliates have successfully completed thousands of municipal financings exceeding $5 billion in Oregon and across the country. For more information, visit www.govcap.com.