Howard County school officials are moving forward in the process of building a replacement Talbott Springs Elementary School in Columbia.
The Board of Education unanimously approved the elementary school’s design plans at its meeting on May 9.
The replacement two-story, 86,805-square-foot building will feature an outdoor garden, an outdoor classroom, an early childhood playground, 110 parking spots for cars and 10 for buses.
The new building will have 587 seats, with students from Talbott Springs and Stevens Forest elementary schools moving into the school, according to Scott Washington, director of capital planning and construction for Howard schools. The school...