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Supervisors to consider GHS bond referendum

Gloucester supervisors are scheduled to discuss Tuesday whether to move ahead with placing a bond referendum on the November ballot to fund a new or renovated Gloucester High School.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the colonial courthouse.

The Gloucester County School Board voted on June 19 in favor of seeking a referendum on a request for up to $110 million for the high school project. If approved by supervisors, the request would go to Gloucester Circuit Court for its approval before being put to Gloucester voters on Election Day Nov. 6.

Another matter the board is expected to discuss is the issue of “Road May Flood” signs that were posted in the Guinea area of the county. The signs caused a number of residents there to protest their placement, saying that they have decreased the value of their homes.

The signs indicate the roads are subject to flooding and have an elevation of flooding of five feet. However, one homeowner made the point that that the ground clear...

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