Friday, August 1, 2014

The Sentinel: Council puts Churchill artificial turf field on hold

ROCKVILLE - A vote on the approval of the building of a $1.3 million stadium at Winston Churchill High School using private funds was canceled amid controversy over the approval of the stadium. Montgomery County Public Schools asked the County Council to remove the item from the July 29 council agenda.

“On the advice of counsel, (MCPS Superintendent) Dr. (Joshua) Starr asked the County Council to postpone final consideration of the supplemental appropriation request for the Churchill High School artificial turf project and the Council agreed. While we are under no obligation to do so, counsel believes it is prudent to hit the pause button given the pending litigation,”...
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