Gloucester supervisors continued their deliberations on the county’s proposed 2023-2024 budget during a pair of work sessions last Wednesday, April 5, and on Monday, April 10, in the colonial courthouse.
Supervisors are expected to adopt its budget when they meet this coming Tuesday, April 18, at 6 p.m. in the courthouse.
April 5 meeting
During discussions, several board members expressed their desire to make sure security measures for Gloucester County Public Schools are adequately funded in the proposed budget.
Board member Phillip Baz-zzani said that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Walter Clemons said he was researching costs for security equipment for schools and will get back to the board regarding those costs. Bazzani suggested that to fund additional security equipment, the board could postpone the bus replacement plan a year in order to free up about $1 million to ensure these security features get funded.
“I think if you were to weigh school buses versus a dead c...
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