Gloucester supervisors will hold a public hearing next month on the FY 2024-2028 Capital Improvement Plan budget. Board members unanimously approved going ahead with the Feb. 7 hearing during Tuesday night’s meeting in the colonial courthouse.
Gloucester County Administrator Carol Steele gave a presentation on the plan that highlights capital projects she recommends funding in the coming year.
Projects Steele recommended for Pay-Go and Cash funding to start in FY24 included school bus air conditioning retrofitting at $124,000, renovations to Ark Park at $557,800, and the bus garage conversion at $805,000. Larger projects she suggested partially funding in FY24 were $434,953 for the county paving project which totals at $2.32 million and $958,576 of the bus replacement cycle’s total cost of $5.85 million.
The engineering project for public safety radios was recommended to be paid for through debt financing. However, at present, the county cannot take on any additional debt unt...
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