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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT CHANGING THE BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN THE TOWNS OF AQUINNAH AND CHILMARK.

     Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:            
     The following described line shall be the boundary line between the towns of Chilmark and Aquinnah:
Beginning at a point on the existing town line “Aquinnah-Chilmark 11” (Having a coordinate value of N 128303.58, E 1567381.16). Said point being S 39° 57’ 00” E 119.32 feet from “Chilmark-Gay Head 1 (WM)” (Having a coordinate value of N  128395.06, E 1567304.54) (now gone) as shown in the Town Line Atlas by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission for Dukes county dated 1907 and S 30°57’ 14” E 3.00 feet from the south west corner of the concrete deck of a car way to the “fill pier”;
     Thence: S 84° 11’ 45” E 35.68 feet to a bound to be set “Aquinnah-Chilmark 12” (Having a coordinate value of N 128299.98, E 1567416.66). Said line being parallel to and 2.40 feet south of the south end on the concrete deck of the “car way”;
     Thence: S 20° 47’ 50” E 157.56 feet crossing the existing town line to a bound to be set  “Aquinnah-Chilmark 13” (Having a coordinate value of N 128152.68, E 1567472.60). Said bound being S 03° 15’ 32” W 4.32 feet from the south west corner of a building known as “Mayhew’s Fishing Shack”;
     Thence: N 76° 14’ 55” E 29.86 feet to a point on the existing town line “Aquinnah-Chilmark 14” (Having a coordinate value of N 128159.78, E 1567501.61). Said point being N 39° 57’ 00” W 28.09 feet from the existing town corner shown as “Chilmark-Gay Head 2” (Having a coordinate value of N 128138.25, E 1567519.65) in the Town Line Atlas by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission for Dukes County dated 1907.
     The above described new line is shown on “Plan of Land in Aquinnah and Chilmark, Mass. showing a Town Line Change Scale 1” = 20’” dated April 5, 2016 and prepared by Vineyard Land Surveying & Engineering, Inc.
     The coordinates in this description refer to the 2002 Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System Island Zone 1983 Datum in US survey feet.

Approved, January 13, 2017