Gloucester supervisors unanimously approved the appropriation of $15.5 million of uncommitted capital funds to Gloucester County Public Schools for Gloucester High School renovations. The action was taken during the board’s meeting Tuesday night in the colonial courthouse.
Prior to Tuesday’s meeting, the money from the FY 2023 Capital Fund budget was reserved in the budget to be appropriated when needed.
In March, the board supported the schools in seeking bids for the high school renovations and an expanded scope that featured renovations to A-Hall, C-Hall, the band room and the construction of a new chorus room. Another project included in the renovation project as an alternative was the refinishing of the athletic floor for $43,800.
The $15.5 million will be funded by revenue through the 1 percent sales tax for new school construction and major renovations. Construction Manager Charles Records said of the total about $7 million would be needed to cover the cost of anticipa...
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