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Select Board Actions Taken 10/19/21

Select Board Actions Taken 10/19/21

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 6:01 PM PUBLIC FORUM 2. Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions or ask questions regarding Town Government. 6:10 PM CONSENT AGENDA 3. The Select Board will consider the following consent 

2022 Annual Town Meeting & FY23 Budget Timeline

2022 Annual Town Meeting & FY23 Budget Timeline

Budget season for 2022-23 is already underway – we’ll keep our timeline updated as the year progresses so you can follow along.

Capital Improvements Committee – Did You Know?

Capital Improvements Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 membersTerm Length: 5 yearsMeeting Schedule: Typically once a month as determined by the membersDescription: The Committee shall ascertain annually what capital expenditures will be required by the Town during the subsequent ten fiscal years. In making its determinations, the Committee shall consult with such officers 

Select Board Actions Taken 10/05/21

Select Board Actions Taken 10/05/21

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 5:30 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 5:31 PM PUBLIC FORUM 2. Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions or ask questions regarding Town Government. 5:40 PM CONSENT AGENDA 3. The Select Board will consider the following consent 

Select Board Actions Taken 09/28/21

Select Board Actions Taken 09/28/21

6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 6:05 PM CONSENT AGENDA 2. The Select Board will consider the following consent agenda: a. MINUTES – The Select Board will consider approving the Minutes of the September 13, 2021 meeting. The Select Board approved the 

Select Board Actions Taken 09/21/21

Select Board Actions Taken 09/21/21

6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. EXECUTIVE SESSION a. Pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a) (purpose 3) to consider strategy with respect to collective bargaining relative to DPW, Police, Fire and Library Unions, and negotiations with non-union staff, because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on 

Hopkinton Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Hopkinton Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Committee Size: 7 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on the second Thursday  Description: Historic Districts in Massachusetts have three major purposes, as stated in Ch. 40C of Massachusetts General Law: 1.) To preserve and protect the distinctive characteristics of 

Appropriation Committee – Did You Know?

Appropriation Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a week on Thursdays in the spring leading up to Town Meeting. The rest of the year is typically once a month. Description: There shall be an Appropriation Committee of five registered voters 

Veterans Celebration Committee – Did You Know?

Veterans Celebration Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  8 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on a Tuesday Description: This Committee was established to remember and honor our fallen Vets with an Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Celebration and to honor our local veterans with an annual 

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board – Did You Know?

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 members Term Length: 2 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month as determined by the members Description:  The purpose of the Hopkinton Affordable Housing Trust is to provide for the creation and preservation of affordable housing in Hopkinton for the benefit of 

Woodville Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

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. Map of 

Select Board Actions Taken 09/07/21

Select Board Actions Taken 09/07/21

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER – EXECUTIVE SESSION a. Pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a) (purpose 3) to consider strategy with respect to collective bargaining relative to DPW, Police, Fire and Library Unions, and negotiations with non-union staff, Fire Chief, because