Worcester Commissioners Approve School’s $1.3M Turf Field

The Worcester County Commissioners recently approved funding for a new turf field at Stephen Decatur High School. The funding will be included in a bond that will fund the construction of a new elementary school.

According to The Dispatch:

Though they had conceptually agreed to doing so during the budget process, the commissioners made the decision official Tuesday with a 5-0 vote. Commissioner Jim Bunting and Commissioner Chip Bertino abstained from the vote.

“We have no idea what that bond issue’s going to be,” Bertino said. “I have no idea whether or not we can afford it at this point.”

Chief Administrative Officer Harold Higgins said the county would be going to the bond market in January or February and would be finalizing the projects to be included prior to that process.

“That formal approval does not take place until the latter part of this year,” he said.

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