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Commissioners Approve $1 Million More to New School

November 30th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

In a rare split vote, the Allegany County Commissioners approved a revised capital improvement program allocating an additional one million dollars to the proposed new Allegany High School. The vote was 2-1 with Commissioners Mike McKay and Bill Valentine approving an amended motion that caps the total county commitment to the project at $9.2- although counting the school board funding and monies for demolition of the former Sacred Heart facility- total local dollars exceed $12 million. Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr, while supportive of the project, voted against it saying that  he was disappointed to learn of the request for additional dollars this late in the process…

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