4 thoughts on “Residents Excited About Concepts for New Schools at 2 of 3 Watertown Elementary Sites

  1. There is no question that there will need to be an override given the High School also needs to be done. The early paydown in the pension opened up more funding for the Elementary schools though this total is large(given three schools all need work) and most likely the entire cost won’t be covered by the 120 million set aside.

    • Town Council President Mark Sideris has said the School Building Committee will have to go back to Town Manager Michael Driscoll to request more money. After seeing the difference in cost was not so great, Driscoll gave the go ahead to look into building 2 new elementary schools rather than renovating all 3. Now there is discussion about why Lowell isn’t getting a new school, but that may increase the cost significantly.

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