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Planning Commissions approves second classroom trailer at Matthew Whaley

Planning Commissions approves second classroom trailer at Matthew Whaley

A second classroom trailer could be coming to Matthew Whaley Elementary School following Planning Commission’s unanimous approval at its Wednesday meeting.

The board signed off on a request from W-JCC Public Schools for a special-use permit, allowing it to install a second double-wide classroom trailer containing two classrooms. If approved by City Council, the permit would allow the trailer to stay in place until August 2022.

The two classroom trailers are needed to accommodate the school’s student population, which is overcapacity, Williamsburg Principal Planner Erin Burke said. According to the permit application, 541 students are enrolled at Matthew Whaley, which is 51...

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