After months of deliberation and hearing the pros and cons of each site, the Gloucester School Board voted 4-2 Tuesday night to choose the new Page Middle School site over the former school site as the future location for the county and schools’ combined transportation facility.
The vote was just a preliminary step and leadership of both entities will work together over the coming months to finalize details of the facility and agreements of its use.
The decision took place during a joint meeting of the two boards Tuesday night in the T.C. Walker Education Center’s auditorium after hearing new scaled-back options for the facility called the “value engineering” approach.
After hearing the presentation and some discussion, school board member Jarret Lee made the motion to put the transportation site on the new Page Middle School property. “This has been drug down the road plenty, and it’s time to make a decision,” Lee said.
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