Gloucester supervisors approved a resolution Tuesday to support Gloucester County Public Schools in soliciting bids for Gloucester High School renovations and the extended scope of work that was requested by the school board at a previous meeting.
During the Feb. 18 meeting of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors, the school division had presented a request for an additional $15 million in 1 percent sales tax funding for additional renovations to GHS. The additional projects requested include the reconfiguration of A- and C-Halls, the band room and the addition of a drama room.
The additional $15 million would essentially use the remaining projected amount gained from the sales tax revenue over its 20-year lifespan. When originally presented, several supervisors expressed concern with the request because it limited their ability to address any future school needs.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Walter Clemons said during that Feb. 18 meeting that the high school is the o...
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