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December 07, 2016
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DV to purchase Matamoras site for school

After two prior land purchase efforts near Milford developed archaeological and safety issues, the Delaware Valley Board of Education on November 21 agreed on the $1.35 million purchase of this 50-acre site in Matamoras Borough.
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Next in 2011 came the $1.9 million purchase of a nearby 40+ acre building tract from Joseph Biondo and CBH Holdings. It had no archaeological problems, but the impending expansion of a major natural gas transmission line which crossed the property created safety concerns for many residents and permitting problems that appeared insoluble.

The district still owns this property and amid the positive comments about the new purchase decision, Wroblewski said safety was not his concern with the Biondo property. He said he still would consider it as an alternative if problems arise with the Matamoras site and permitting issues could be resolved.