Kingsway OKs $16.9M bond
Wednesday, October 08, 2003
By Shawn Menzies firstname.lastname@example.org
WOOLWICH TWP. -- Three of the five voting districts in the Kingsway Regional School District approved a $16.9 million bond question, unofficial results report. Approving the measure by 57 votes, four municipalities cast ballots in the Kingsway school construction referendum on Sept. 30 -- the townships of East Greenwich, South Harrison, and Woolwich, which has two voting districts; and Swedesboro.
The approval of the bond question in the Kingsway district moves forward
a plan to purchase land and construct a new 800-student middle school,
along with improvements to the existing high school building, all designed
by the Mt. Laurel architectural firm of Garrison Architects.
The total cost for the project is $24.8 million. The state will pay
$7.9 million of the project, leaving the local share at $16.9 million,
officials said. The question was approved with 20 percent of all eligible
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