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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 02, 2010

Two Baltimore County Schools Hopeful For Construction Funding Welcome Franchot



-First-Hand Assessment of County Schools’ Requesting Locations-


WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
   Dr. Joe A. Hairston, superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools
Councilman Kevin Kamenetz
Councilman Joseph Bartenfelder
 
WHAT:  Comptroller Peter Franchot will join Baltimore County Public Schools administrators, as well as state and local officials as they tour Dundalk High and Wellwood International Elementary schools. The school board is asking the state for more than $144 million in total for various projects, of which nearly $36 million has been requested for Dundalk and more than $750,000 for Wellwood.

As in years past, Comptroller Franchot, as a member of the state’s Board of Public Works, which approves school construction funding, plans to visit schools statewide to make a first-hand assessment of current needs, as well as long-term plans for future renovations. Overall, approximately $772 million has been requested from 21 school districts throughout Maryland.
 
WHEN:   TODAY
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
*School delays will not impact either visit
 
WHERE:  Dundalk High School

10:30 a.m.

  1901 Delvale Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21222



  Wellwood International Elementary School

2 p.m.

2901 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21208

CONTACT: Lisa Lester, 410-858-7868 (Dundalk) and Caron Brace, 410-212-9414 (Wellwood)