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Town of Oak Bluffs: Town Departments

Board of Health
Conservation Commission
Shellfish Department


Town of Oak Bluffs
Board of Health

Town Hall, P.O. Box 1327
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

PHONE: (508) 693-3554, Ext. 116 or 117

FAX: (508) 693-6280

E-MAIL: sfauteux@ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us

WWW: http://www.ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us/

CONTACTS:
Shirley L. Fauteux, Health Agent
William White, Board Member
David Caron, Board Member
Patricia Bergeron, Member

HOURS: 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday

The Board of Health enforces the Massachusetts General Laws, the State Title V Sanitary code, the State Environmental code, state and Federal food handling codes, and local health regulations. This includes, but is not limited to, the location, construction and repair of septic systems, hazardous material storage, safe food handling practices in public restaurants, to emergency situations like improper disposal of hazardous materials and oil spills, and response to public health issues that arise in the local schools and with the elderly and child-bearing populations (lead screening, flu, blood pressure and vaccination clinics as well as well-baby and well-mother visits).

KEYWORDS: coastal ponds, erosion, mosquito control, oil spills, ports and harbors, public, waste disposal and treatment, water quality, water pollution, wetlands, household trash, recycling, septic systems, food handling and safety


Town of Oak Bluffs
Conservation Commission

P.O. Box 1327
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

PHONE: (508) 696-0758

FAX: (508) 696-7736

E-MAIL: ldurkee@ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us

WWW: http://www.ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us/

CONTACTS:
Joan C. Hughes, Chairman
Elizabeth D. Durkee, Administrator

HOURS: 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday

The Conservation Commission is made up of seven appointed volunteers to acquire open space, administer and enforce the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Oak Bluffs General Wetlands Bylaw, manage open space plans, initiate conservation programs, advise town agencies on resource protection, and educate local citizens.

KEYWORDS: conservation, land conservation, regulatory enforcement and information, waste disposal and treatment, water quality, water pollution, water resources, wetlands, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard


Town of Oak Bluffs
Shellfish Department

Town Hall, P.O. Box 1327
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

PHONE: office, (508) 693-0072; cell phone, (508) 958-5401; emergency contact through the Dukes County Communication Center, (508) 693-1212

FAX: (508) 696-6472

E-MAIL: dgrunden@ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us

WWW: http://www.ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us/

CONTACTS: David W. Grunden, Shellfish Constable

HOURS: 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday. A shellfish officer is also on duty 7:00 am.-7:00 p.m. and on call at all other times.

The Shellfish Department is responsible for managing both the shellfish and herring resources within the town. The Department conducts a municipal shellfish aquaculture program to augment the natural recruitment of juvenile shellfish, enforces State and local shellfishing laws, monitors water quality, and actively promotes measures to protect, preserve, and improve water quality to ensure healthy and abundant shellfish from local waters.

KEYWORDS: Aquaculture, Oak Bluffs, Health, Recreational Fisheries, Red Tide, Regulatory Enforcement and Information, Seafood, Shellfish, Shellfisheries, Water Quality, Water Pollution, Wetlands, Herring, Alewifes, Bay Scallop, Quahog, Clam



Schools

Town of Oak Bluffs: Schools

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
Oak Bluffs Elementary School


Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (Public)
Box 1385, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
(508) 693-1033
(508) 693-1891-FAX
E-MAIL: sandy_mott@fc.mv.k12.ma.us
WWW: http://www.mvrhs.org/
Principal: Margaret Regan
Librarian: Sandra Mott}
Science Dept. Coord.: James Kresel

Oak Bluffs Elementary School (Public)
Box 1325, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
(508) 693-0951
(508) 693-5189-FAX
E-MAIL: lvanauken@mvyps.org
WWW: http://www.oakbluffs.mv.k12.ma.us/
Principal: Laury Binney
Librarian: Lynn Van Auken




Last updated: March 17, 2014
 


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