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Two incumbents, 1 newcomer elected to Bay Harbor Islands council

Bay Harbor Islands Town Council member Robert Yaffe was reelected to the Bay Harbor Islands council Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Bay Harbor Islands Town Council member Robert Yaffe was reelected to the Bay Harbor Islands council Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Bay Harbor Islands voters reelected two incumbents and one newcomer to the council Tuesday.

Incumbent Robert Yaffe, who has served for 20 years, was the highest vote-getter with 450 votes. He secured one of two four-year positions. The remaining four-year term position will be filled by incumbent Isaac Salver, who received 346 votes and has spent 16 years on the council.

Newcomer Doris Marano beat out Kenneth Eskin and Elizabeth Trioche for the one-year partial term seat. Marano obtained 287 votes, compared with Eskin’s 221 and Trioche’s 237.

“[I’m looking forward to] a change and being the voice for the community,’’ Marano said Tuesday night. “And stopping the madness as far as knocking down buildings in town. I am for new development being blended with the old and also term limits.’’

All three will be sworn in at the May 11 meeting, when the council will vote to determine a new mayor.

A previous version of this article misstated the length of term in office.

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