Update: The Island’s smallest town could be headed for the biggest legal stage.

In a meeting Thursday afternoon, the board of selectmen authorized town counsel Ronald Rappaport to “pursue all appellate avenues of relief including pursuing taking the case to the Supreme Court,” town administrator Adam Wilson wrote in an email.

The vote was 2-0 with Juli Vanderhoop and Gary Haley in attendance. Selectman Jim Newman participated in Thursday’s executive session discussion via video conferencing, but did not vote on the decision to move forward.

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