Newton Aldermen voted last night to approve the schematic design for the new Zervas School and to appropriate $36,585,000 to pay for it, Wicked Local’s Jim Morrison reports.
Ultimately, the site design passed 16-6, with two absent. Board members Ted Hess-Mahan, Amy Sangiolo, Jim Cote, Emily Norton, Brian Yates and Dick Blazar voted against approval.
The appropriation vote, which required at least 16 votes in the affirmative, was approved 19-3. Yates, Blazar and Norton voted against the appropriation.