The proposal to build a new middle-senior high school in West Bridgewater clears a key hurdle, with the state agreeing to partially-funding the project.
The Massachusetts School Building Authority will reimburse about half the nearly $65 million project.
The move sets the stage for a Special Town Meeting vote in October that will decide whether to approve the full project cost.
If approval is given, a temporary tax increase would have to pass an election later in the month.
The project calls for constructing a 140-thousand square-foot school at the current school’s location on West Center Street.
Public information forums are scheduled for August 7th and September 11th at 7 p.m at the school.