Trinity College

Revisiting the 4th Middle School Project

At the James City County Board of Supervisors Budget Retreat on Jan. 23, there was a discussion of the need for a joint meeting to finalize plans for proceeding on the 4th middle school project at the James Blair site. Scheduling of this joint meeting is pending.

I believe that this project should be revisited, if only because conditions have changed materially since the project was conceptually approved in November 2014, and phase 1 was included in the CIPs for the City, County and School Board in their respective FY 2016 Budgets. There are three material changes that should be discussed:

1. Do the latest student enrollment projections still justify building a new, two...