Know Your Vote – Monday, May 3 at 7:00 PM (virtual event)
eHop will hold its 9th Annual Know Your Vote forum on Monday, May 3, 7-9 pm. This will be a virtual forum broadcast live on HCAM-TV and YouTube (https://youtu.be/TSpVpg2gzkw). This is a unique opportunity to get the answers you need from town officials before Town Meeting. This year, Town Meeting will vote on an FY2022 budget with a projected net tax impact of 2.5% as well as many other issues including:
- Marathon School addition
- Center School Renovation Feasibility Study
- Elmwood School Feasibility Study
- Community Preservation Funds including a Housing Relief Program
- Commercial Solar Overlay District
- Police Station Roof
- Skate Park
- And more, read the full Town Meeting warrant for details…
Residents are encouraged to watch live on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/ Verizon 30) and on HCAM’s YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/TSpVpg2gzkw). Residents are also encouraged to submit questions before or during the forum via YouTube chat, email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and via Facebook and Twitter (@ehop01748).
Submit Your Questions to Know Your Vote
The panel will include the Town Manager, Town Moderator, Assistant Town Manager, Select Board Vice-Chair, Superintendent, HPS Director of Finance, School Committee Chair, Planning Board Chair, and other town leaders including the Town Clerk and the chairs of the Community Preservation Committee, Parks & Recreation Commission, Zoning Advisory Committee, the Trail Coordination and Management Committee and the Historical Commission. Stay tuned… Over the next two weeks eHop will be sharing information about many of the articles that are up for a vote. For more information please visit our website, ehop.org/town-meeting.
eHop (www.ehop.org) is a Hopkinton based 501(c)(4) nonprofit whose mission is to provide timely and factual information about key town matters with the goal of increasing government transparency and fostering civic engagement. Know Your Vote is being held in collaboration with the Town of Hopkinton.