The move, which was voted on unanimously, will save the district about $40,000 per month – $480,000 annually.
The Board will occupy 7,000 sq ft of space for office purposes. Board meetings will be held at The High School cafeteria.
Construction to outfit the space for office purposes, will begin shortly, a Board official says. The Board expects the move to take place over the Summer break in hopes of having everything up and running for the beginning of the new school year.
The BOE moved its offices from the Princeton Avenue school to their current Madison Avenue location approximately 4 1/2 years ago.
“The Lakewood Board of Education looks forward to this move and is excited about what it means for the future of our students and the people of Lakewood,” a Board member said to TLS.