Over 100 people attended.
The organization’s board of directors say they have seen nothing but positive changes take place within the shelter in recent months.
This is before it responds to the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent assertion that a policy the board adopted in December discriminates against students based on gender identity.
The school board appeared poised Tuesday to go forward with a request for almost $1.3 million more in local dollars for fiscal year 2016.
Gloucester County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes 50 percent reduction in the amount of local money that is transferred to civic organizations.
At issue is whether to give a raise of roughly 1.5 percent or give everyone 1.5 percent plus a step.
The road, which will cost $1.5 million, will enable a future addition that would house science labs.
The board approved withdrawing $91,000 from the committed reserve fund to fund the project.
Supervisors have a lot of work ahead