Gilmer residents to determine bond election
Gilmer — While opponents of a Gilmer ISD bond election said Monday they miscalculated the per-square-footage cost of a proposed new high school, they said the cost is still too high and they intend to continue rallying against it as voters take to the polls today to determine the election’s fate.
Tiffany De Gala, who with her husband Stephen are on an anti-bond political action committee, said Monday that they miscalculated that a new high school would cost $250 for each of its 122,000 square feet. The proposed high school would cost $214 per square foot, she said.
“We’re trying to be as honest as we can here,” she said. “If that’s the number that they (the pro-bond political action committee) want to go with, that’s fine, but it’s still way too high for Gilmer,” De Gala said.
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