Woodville Historic District Commission – Did You Know?
Committee Size: 7 members
Term Length: 3 years
Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on a Monday
Description: The Woodville Historic District was created by Town Meeting in May of 2005 to preserve and protect the unique heritage of the Village of Woodville.
CHAPTER 123 – Hopkinton General Bylaws
The purpose of this chapter is to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation and protection of the distinctive characteristics of buildings and places significant in the history of Hopkinton or significant for their architecture and the maintenance and improvement of settings for such buildings and places and the encouragement of designs compatible therewith.
There is hereby established under the provisions of G.L.c. 40C, an Historic District to be known as the “Woodville Historic District” (the “Woodville District”), the location and boundaries of which are shown on a map entitled “Woodville Historic District Map”
There is hereby established under MGL c. 40C, with all the powers and duties of an Historic District Commission thereunder, the Woodville Historic District Commission, consisting of seven members appointed by the Select Board, and whose authority shall extend over the Woodville Historic District. The membership of the Commission shall include three residents or property owners within the Woodville District, one member from two nominees submitted by the Hopkinton Historical Commission, one member from two nominees submitted by the Boston Society of Architects, one member from two nominees submitted by the Hopkinton Historical Society, and one member from two nominees submitted by the Board of Realtors serving Hopkinton.
The terms of membership on the Commission shall be for three years, except that the terms of membership for the initial appointments shall be as follows: two members for terms of one year, two members for terms of two years and three members for terms of three years.