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School board mulls revision to capital improvements plan

The Gloucester County School Board delayed action Monday on a proposed revision to its fiscal year 2022 capital improvements plan. The revision would replace the $43 million infrastructure improvement project at Gloucester High School with a $75.9 million plan for full renovation of the facility.

The special meeting to consider the revision was announced late last Thursday. Board members Randy Burak and vice chairman Elisa Nelson did not attend the meeting held at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Gloucester High School.School division superintendent Walter Clemons said the full renovation project that was outlined in the original high school master plan was estimated to cost $71 million when it was approved by the school board in 2018 and submitted to the county planning commission.

Clemons said the cost had increased to $75.9 million since then. At the time of the $71 million estimate, the school board chose that option over the estimated cost of over $109 million to build a new high school...

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