West Tisbury Backs New Tri Town Ambulance Split
West Tisbury voters overwhelmingly approved a new expense and revenue agreement for Tri Town Ambulance, and stood to honor the memory of their late selectman Kent Healy at a brief special town meeting Tuesday night.
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West Tisbury Voters Tackle Tri-Town Ambulance Formula
Three regional cost-sharing agreements account for the lion’s share of fiscal business coming before West Tisbury voters at a special town meeting Tuesday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
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West Tisbury Sets Town Meeting Date
A new expense and revenue formula for Tri Town Ambulance, an additional $322,000 for the school roof and an inter-municipal agreement for HVAC at Chilmark School are the chief warrant items.
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West Tisbury Voters Back Climate Action Plan, Bike Path for Old County Road
Louisa Hufstader
Meeting at the Tabernacle, voters strongly backed an ambitious climate change initiative and agreed to take the first steps toward a bike path along Old County Road.
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West Tisbury Tackles Unfinished Business at Special Town Meeting
Louisa Hufstader
A tax on recreational marijuana sales and a nonbinding resolution to make the Vineyard 100 per cent renewable by 2040 are among the articles on the warrant Tuesday.
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High School Spending Tops Three Special Town Meetings
Holly Pretsky

High school spending will again be the focus of three special town meetings next week, and while the school year is winding down, scrutiny of school finances is showing no sign of letup.

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No Quorum, West Tisbury Meeting Put Off Until Fall
Remy Tumin

A West Tisbury special town meeting will be rescheduled for the fall after Tuesday’s meeting failed to gather a quorum.

A scant 60 voters turned out for the meeting; 122 are needed to convene a town meeting.

"Unless anyone knows of another 65 people that are on their way I think we are going to call this meeting for lack of quorum," moderator F. Patrick Gregory declared. "Thank you all for coming out . . . and I guess the Bruins game starts at 7:30 p.m."

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West Tisbury Town Hall Project Wins Approval in Round One
Ian Fein

After more than seven years of debate, West Tisbury voters this week soundly approved a $3.7 million renovation project for their town hall.

At a special town meeting held in the elementary school gymnasium Tuesday night, the town hall article, which needed two-thirds approval, passed 119-11, with more than 90 per cent of the vote.

But before the sound of hammers can begin to ring in the town village, voters must first approve the project again at a special town election next week.

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West Tisbury Voters Act Again on Town Hall Renovation Plan
Ian Fein

Proposed renovations to the West Tisbury town hall will once again be the center of public debate when voters gather for a special town meeting in the elementary school gymnasium on Tuesday. Town moderator Pat Gregory will open discussion of the 11-article warrant at 7 p.m.

Other topics to be considered include an amendment to the affordable housing zoning bylaw, as well as appropriations for a consultant to examine the up-Island regional school district and preliminary planning of a path from the youth hostel to the town center.

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