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Commissioners Agree To Borrow Funds For Construction Of New Allegany High School

December 24th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County commissioners agreed unanimously Thursday to borrow $9.2 million by way of a  general obligation bond to be used for the construction of a new Allegany High School. Jason Bennett, director of finance, said his office would begin immediately to search for the best loan package available. Contributions from the county’s board of education will bring the local share of the project to $12.2 million. According to county officials, the school will be designed to seat 719 students, with some changes in that number possible.  Construction will take place atop Haystack Mountain at the site of the former Braddock Campus of the Western Maryland Health System. Bennett described Thursday’s action as the first step in a somewhat lengthy process…

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