POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education unanimously voted on Tuesday night to approve a pre-referendum fee of $12,900 that would begin work for a potential referendum for school improvements with Spiezle Architectural Group.
The board had previously authorized the district administration to expand research for a project that could encompass updates and upgrades benefiting students at all grade levels at a Dec. 13 meeting.
On Tuesday, the board heard presentations from two potential architectural firms and, following deliberation in a closed session, took the next step by selecting Spiezle to partner with for the project, which resulted in a pre-referendum fee of $12,900.
Spiezle has been working with the Point Pleasant School District for 22 years, successfully completing three referendum school improvement projects within the borough that were all under budget. The group is ready to do it again, outlining the upcoming process and strategy for the project, which would go to a referendum on Dec. 12, 2023.
The project would include improvements to both Point Pleasant Beach High School and G. Harold Antrim Elementary School, as well as, most notably, to the Point Pleasant Beach Athletic and Maintenance Facilities.
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