Tisbury Voters Approve School Plan
April 13, 2018
Martha’s Vineyard – Tisbury voters approved a $46.6 million plan to build a new elementary school. Won by a wide margin, the standing vote was 319 to 99, easily gaining a needed two-thirds majority to pass. The school question still needs approval in the ballot box on April 24, when voters will be asked to exclude the debt from the Proposition 2 1/2 state tax cap.
If approved, the town will qualify for state reimbursement of about $14.6 million, leaving town taxpayers responsible for about $32 million.