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School board moves ahead with GHS renovation plans

The Gloucester County School Board agreed to a $68,433 contract with Moseley Architects of Richmond last week to develop and complete plans and construction documents to facilitate planned renovations at Gloucester High School.

The contract was approved by a 6-0 vote during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting at the T.C. Walker Education Center. Board member Brenda Mack was absent from the meeting. 

Moseley Architects also developed the previously presented GHS master plan study, which recommended about $75 million in renovations at GHS. County supervisors were unwilling to approve that amount and have looked to have the master plan scaled back to necessities. 

School division superintendent Walter Clemons said county supervisors are now looking to fund about $38.8 million worth of work at the high school, which has not had major renovations since it opened in 1975.

Clemons said Moseley’s first task will be to inventory needed work and estimate its costs. The firm exp...

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