Collingswood & Haddon Heights Schools Approve Referendums
March 9, 2005
By NJ School Boards Association

VOTERS APPROVE $204 MILLION IN NJ SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

TRENTON, March 9, 2005-Voters approved school-construction questions in 10 of the 12 school districts holding referendums on Tuesday, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported today. The approved spending totaled $204 million.

More than $67 million of Tuesday's construction will be funded through the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Act. Passed in 2000, the act provides $8.6 billion of state funds for school construction-$6 billion for the special needs, or Abbott districts, with the remainder funding at least 40% of state-determined eligible costs in all other districts.

Amoung those approved were additions and renovations, by Garrison Architects, in Collingswood and Haddon Heights in Camden County.

Collingswood-Passed
Additions and renovations to Collingswood High and Collingswood Middle schools; renovations to five elementary schools.
$33,858,358 - total cost
$13,681,572 - state grant
$20,176,786 - local bonds


Haddon Heights-Passed
Additions and renovations to the Haddon Heights Junior/Senior High School, Atlantic Avenue School, Glenview Avenue School and Seventh Avenue School
$20,970,377 - total cost
$7,401,070 - state grant
$13,569,307 - local bonds

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