Residents spoke out against the closure saying Malta Avenue was historic and in walking distance to the village.
While Board Member Patrick Leanza said these were valid concerns, he is focused on the building's ability to provide an adequate education.
"None of the things are going to deliver an appropriate education," said Leanza.
Board President Kathy Jarvis said the details of the task force would be forthcoming, but that people are encouraged to apply for a position on the task force.
According to Williams, the task force will consist of about 15 representatives. He said it would likely include two representatives from each school as well as two residents from the district.""