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GHS bond referendum won’t be on November ballot

Gloucester County voters will not have the option to decide this November on whether to allocate up to $110 million of taxpayer money for a new or renovated high school.

The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors made this decision during its meeting July 3 in the colonial courthouse. 

According to the board, gathering the necessary information for the proposed referendum that was adopted by a majority of the Gloucester School Board last month would not be an option prior to the Aug. 17 circuit court deadline to make it onto this year’s ballot.

Instead, supervisors decided that they, along with the school board, will have to work together to come up with enough information necessary to make sure voters are fully informed before potentially casting their votes on the referendum in November 2019. The board has a year to decide whether to approve going ahead with the referendum.

“At this time, it’s very difficult to come anywhere close to passing this referendum...

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