Expansion of the Gloucester Social Services building, roofing replacements at several schools, and new voting machines are just a few of the items that top the county’s list of capital improvement projects over the next five years.
County Administrator Brent Fedors presented the county’s Capital Improvement Plan recommendations for 2018-2022 Tuesday night to the board of supervisors and the public in the colonial courthouse ahead of a public hearing scheduled on the matter Feb. 7.
Not recommended in the CIP is a full-scale renovation of Gloucester High School, which would come at an estimated cost of more than $33 million. However, major repairs at GHS do top the list of bond/financed projects, with an estimated cost of nearly $11 million.
“There has been a sense for so many years coming out of the great recession of not so much oomph coming out of the CIP,” Fedors said. “Now, with a renewed sense of possibility that some projects may be funded, there i...
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