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Board of Supervisors agrees on funding for Lafayette gym

Board of Supervisors agrees on funding for Lafayette gym

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a plan to fund an auxiliary gym for Lafayette High School Monday, ending the most contentious portion of the 2016-2017 budget cycle.

The board voted to fund the project by using excess funds it plans to borrow for the construction of a fourth middle school site at James Blair.

County Administrator Bryan Hill said after working during the weekend he came up with a plan along with Superintendent Steven M. Constantino for the project, where the School Division would provide $1 million in funding for the project, along with a $1.25 million contribution from the county.

The remainder would be provided by the...

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