Gloucester voters are being asked this year to vote in a bond referendum on the future condition of many of the county’s landmark services and amenities.
For a shade under $40 million, Gloucester County believes it can accomplish these projects, mostly before the end of the decade:
Construction of a new Station One on Gloucester’s Main Street ($12.1 million);
Construction of more bunkroom space and conversion of space at Abingdon Fire and Rescue Station 3 ($1.1 million);
Renovation of the Gloucester High sports complex, including fields, courts, field house, lighting, and bleachers ($9.46 million);
Renovating the 1973 wing at Botetourt Elementary School ($4.445 million);
Replacement of heating and air conditioning systems in county schools, ($2.369 million in the bond toward $4 million total);
Renovation of Gloucester Point Beach, addressing erosion, the boat landing, parking, restrooms improvements, $2.75 million;
Construction of a lodge and water and sewer in...
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