The Oak Ridge City Council will consider selecting the Scarboro Park as the site for a new preschool on Monday.
The Scarboro Park site, off Carver Avenue in central Oak Ridge, has already been unanimously selected by the Oak Ridge Board of Education. The board endorsed that site during a February 27 meeting.
The other option had been Elm Grove Park in east Oak Ridge.
Elm Grove Park had been identified as the preferred site after a preschool report was published in October 2015. But there has been opposition, including a petition drive, to building the new preschool there.
Meanwhile, the Scarboro community has welcomed the idea of building the new preschool at Scarboro Park, officials said. [Read more…]