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Money sought for HVAC project at Botetourt Elementary

The Gloucester County School Board voted Tuesday to ask county supervisors for the approximately $184,000 the school board has remaining in unspent FY2013 operating funds. The money would be used to complete a HVAC replacement project begun last year at Botetourt Elementary School.

School division finance director Joann Wright said she expects the end-of-year total to be about $393,000, although accounts have not yet been audited. She said $109,000 of that amount is committed to uncompleted contracts, and county supervisors already approved putting $100,000 of the total toward relocating division administration offices to the former T.C. Walker Elementary School.

The school board also voted to ask supervisors to support an application for $1,041,000 from the Virginia Department of Transportation through its revenue-sharing program. The money would help pay for roadway improvements to accommodate the new Page Middle School being built on T.C. Walker Road.

The grant would require...

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