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Board of Education Approves New Building Purchase

The Nevada County Board of Education will be moving its offices from Nevada City to Grass Valley. At their meeting yesterday (Wednesday), the board approved a 1.35-million dollar purchase of a building at 380 Crown Point Circle. Superintendent of Schools Holly Hermanson says it was just the kind of building they were looking for…

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The office is currently located in two buildings on New Mohawk Road, which they are leasing. Hermanson says not only is it too small, but there isn’t enough parking, and also calls it a safety issue. She also says having one new location will work out for everyone…

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Hermanson says the savings will be about 60-thousand dollars a year for the first 15 years, and maybe more beyond that. The building is in escrow now. Hermanson says no move-in date has been set, but she hopes it’s soon…

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The new facility has over 14-thousand square feet of space. The Board has been searching for a new facility since 2011.

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