Town Meeting Results Day 1 – Articles #1-23

Town Meeting Results Day 1 – Articles #1-23


Article 1: Acceptance of Town Reports PASSED


Article 54: Amend Zoning Map (EMC Corporation) MOTION FOR NO ACTION – PASSED


Article 2: FY 2012 Supplemental Appropriations $150,000 transfer from Sewer Enterprise Free Cash to Sewer Operating Budget PASSED

Article 3: FY 2012 Budget Transfers: $17,000 from 1368 Stormwater System Improvements to 107 Highway, Expenses $36,000 from 457 Recycling Collection & Disposal to 107 Highway, Expense PASSED

Article 4: Unpaid Bills from Previous Fiscal Years Motion for NO ACTION PASSED with a round of applause (No unpaid bills this year!)

Article 5: Amend FY 2012 Building Permit Revolving Fund PASSED


Article 6: Amend the Salary of an Elected Official (Town Clerk) $65,706.79 PASSED

Article 7: FY 2013 Operating Budget $30,354,762.00 PASSED

Article 8: FY 2013 Operating Budget – School Department $34,085,238.00 PASSED

Article 9: FY 2013 Revolving Funds (Cemetery Commission, HS Laptops, etc.) PASSED

Article 10: Chapter 90 Highway Funds $639,459.00 PASSED

Article 11: Transfer to Capital Expense Stabilization Fund to transfer from Free Cash $130,000 to increase the Capital Expense Stabilization Fund PASSED AFTER AMENDMENT

Article 12: Transfer from Free Cash to General Stabilization Fund $300,000 PASSED AFTER AMENDMENT

Article 13: Other Post Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund to transfer from Free Cash $150,000 PASSED

Article 14: Close Drainage Improvement Fund & Return Funds to transfer the unencumbered balance remaining in the Drainage Improvement Fund to the Sale of Lots Fund; and further to close the Drainage Improvement Fund. PASSED

Article 15: Cemetery Building Removal to transfer from the Sale of Lots Fund $750.00 PASSED

Article 16: Acceptance As-Built Plans for Hearthstone Road and Carriage Hill Road to transfer from Free Cash $12,000 PASSED

Article 17: Fire Personal Protective Equipment to transfer from Free Cash $11,000 PASSED

Article 18: Fire Generator Station 2 to transfer from Free Cash $15,000 PASSED

Article 19: Income-Based Property Tax Exemptions for Seniors PASSED

Article 20: Pay-As-You-Go Capital Expenses – Items A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H Total $703,520.00 – ALL PASSED


Article 21: Repair Drainage Improvements to Hayward Street $170,000.00 PASSED

Article 22: Town Hall Basement Water Damage $100,000.00 PASSED

Article 23: Parking Lot – Town Hall $50,000.00 FAILED (74 in favor/80 opposed)

To be continued on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:00-11:00pm at Hopkinton Middle School Auditorium. Next on the agenda is the rest of the Capital Articles, CPA funds and Bylaw Amendments.