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Board of Education approves $209.1 million capital budget request

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Posted at 9:46 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 21:46:01-04

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — The Board of Education announced on Wednesday that they unanimously approved Superintendent George Arlotto's $209.1 million capital budget which contains funding for nine major school projects.

One of the projects includes the design of a new west county elementary school.

The Board’s request is $43.2 million more than the Fiscal Year 2020 approved capital budget.

The request also contains nearly $139 million for the following major ongoing projects, in priority order:

  • Edgewater Elementary School, construction ($5.6 million)
  • Tyler Heights Elementary School, construction ($4.8 million)
  • Richard Henry Lee Elementary School, construction ($4.4 million)
  • Quarterfield Elementary School, design/construction ($18.4 million)
  • Hillsmere Elementary School, design/construction ($15.2 million)
  • Rippling Woods Elementary School, design/construction ($21.9 million)
  • Old Mill West High School, construction ($68.4 million)

The plan will be submitted to the state for funding consideration.