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GHS renovation on joint meeting agenda

The scope of renovations at Gloucester High School will be revisited Monday night. The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors and the Gloucester School Board are meeting together, beginning at 6:30 in the T.C. Walker Education Center’s auditorium, to discuss whether supervisors will allocate more money to the school system to renovate the aging structure which opened in 1975.

Also on Monday night, the two boards are expected to discuss the former Page Middle School property, which has sat vacant since the school was torn down following an April 2011 tornado, other than some athletic fields and the schools’ transportation facility.

The school board is requesting close to $20 million more for the GHS renovation project than what the board of supervisors had decided to allocate. Last month, the school board drafted a letter to the supervisors asking the governing body to reconsider the amount of funding it would allocate. In total, the school board is requesting $54,500,000 ...

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