Board of Selectmen Actions Taken 11/13/18

Board of Selectmen Actions Taken 11/13/18

Single tax rate approved for FY19 • FY18 Annual Reviews of the Town Manager, Fire Chief and Police Chief • FY19 Goals for Town Manager The meeting video is available on the HCAM YouTube Channel and the Actions Taken are posted below. 1. i. MINUTES…

Board of Selectmen 11/13/18

Board of Selectmen 11/13/18

The proposed tax rate for Fiscal Year 2019 is $17.17 per thousand of valuation. The Board of Assessors and the Principal Assessor will appear before the Board of Selectmen on 11/13/18 to present information to assist the Selectmen in making decisions in reference to property tax options.

Recap of eHop’s Spotlight Forum on Town Growth & Development

Recap of eHop’s Spotlight Forum on Town Growth & Development

On March 22, 2018 eHop hosted a public forum on Town Growth and Development attended by a standing room only crowd.  The forum provided a high-level snapshot of Hopkinton’s dramatic population growth, the impact on our budget and services, and information on how residents can…

FY19 Joint Budget Working Session

FY19 Joint Budget Working Session

Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 PM HCAM-TV, 77 Main St (lower level), Hopkinton The next joint FY19 Budget working session for the Selectmen and School Committee is coming up this Tuesday. Previously at the March 9 working session, the town and school department heads were asked…

FY19 Budget Joint Meeting

FY19 Budget Joint Meeting

New Date & Location Due to Weather Forecast: Friday, March 9 at 3:00 PM Temporary Town Hall, 80 South St. The meeting will NOT be recorded by HCAM-TV Update: The meeting was recorded after all, here is the link to the video. Wednesday, March 7 at…

Town Budget Season Underway – Facing $2.7M Budget Gap

Town Budget Season Underway – Facing $2.7M Budget Gap

The FY19 Town Budget season is in full swing, and as reported on the front page of the Hopkinton Independent, the town is facing a $2.7 Million budget gap. The Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Appropriation Committee met on Monday, January 29 in a…

Preliminary School Budget for FY19

Preliminary School Budget for FY19

The school budget season is in its preliminary stages. The initial presentation from November 2 showed a 8.9% increase over last year. If out of district costs are separated out the increase would be 6.9%. Personnel increases included eight elementary Teachers, two elementary Specialists, and…