Chilmark handily approves overrides at polls

Chilmark handily approves overrides at polls

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Warren Doty, chairman of the board of selectmen, presented the plan for Squibnocket Beach endorsed by selectmen.

In the wake of Monday’s annual town meeting, 134 of Chilmark’s 917 registered voters went to the polls Wednesday and took care of unfinished business.

By a vote of 102 to 30, voters approved Question 1, a $122,000 Proposition 2.5 override request to pay for the town’s Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School assessment.

Question 2 on the ballot, a request for $71,000 for the Up Island School District, also passed easily by a vote of 104 to 28.

There were no contests on the ballot. The following town officers were elected: selectman, Warren Doty (99); board of assessors, Elizabeth Oliver (114); board of health, Matthew Poole (120); planning board, Richard Alan Osnoss (105); planning board, Joan Malkin (30); library trustee, Jane D. Kaplan (114). There were no candidates for a seat on the finance advisory committee.