The Hancock County Board of Training has agreed to work on the switch of a set of district-owned parcels of property to different governmental entities.
“We’ve three items of property,” Superintendent Daybreak Petrovich defined throughout Monday’s faculty board assembly.
The properties in query embody a 6.2-acre website situated behind the New Cumberland Metropolis Constructing, whereas the others are two parcels totaling 2 acres on Pyramus Highway in Lawrenceville which at present host a county-owned playground.
The college district has reached out to the Metropolis of New Cumberland and the Hancock County Fee about transferring the properties, based on Petrovich.
“Each entities are prepared to simply accept these properties,” she stated, noting using a quitclaim deed as an choice.
Faculty board Vice President Ed Fields, defined the New Cumberland property, which has been used as a youth soccer discipline, was thought to have already got been a part of a land sale between the college board and the town. The Metropolis of New Cumberland bought the previous New Cumberland Elementary Faculty to be used as its metropolis constructing in 2002, renting area to the college board for its workplaces till 2017.
“All people was beneath the idea (that) when the college was deeded over, it was too,” Fields stated.
Chief Monetary Officer Joe Campinelli stated it seems, by way of analysis on the Hancock County Assessor’s Workplace, there had been a strip of property separating the 2 heaps, some extent which had not been realized till not too long ago.
“We thought we gave them every thing,” Campinelli stated.
Fields recalled the Lawrenceville property additionally as soon as housed a faculty constructing.
Board member Larry Shaw requested if there could be any tax points for the college board on account of the properties, however Campinelli stated the district doesn’t pay taxes.
Campinelli additionally defined, throughout his analysis on the Assessor’s Workplace, he discovered different faculty district-owned properties listed on the rolls, though he stated it’s troublesome to find out the precise location for a few of them due to the best way they have been recorded.
In different discussions Monday, board member Gerard Spencer learn a letter from Weir Excessive Athletic Director Donna Ferguson, thanking Transportation Director Chris Enochs for his efforts to help the Weir Excessive soccer staff on Veterans Day. Enochs, though not engaged on the nationwide vacation, organized for buses and three drivers to move the soccer staff to its playoff sport after beforehand organized constitution buses have been canceled a number of hours previous to the scheduled departure, based on Spencer.
Petrovich additionally took time to specific appreciation to the voters of Hancock County for the renewal of the county faculty levy as a part of the Nov. 8 election.