Library Moving to South Street During Renovation

Library Moving to South Street During Renovation

According to an article in the Metrowest Daily News “The Planning Board gave its OK to the town’s $11.8 million library renovation and expansion project Monday night, after debating landscaping and a $16,000 per year deal for the town to use part of the St. John 

PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

PBC Announces Refinement of Library Design

Hopkinton Public Library Foundation press release: Since the May 2014 Town Meeting and Town Election, when residents approved funding for the Library building project, Hopkinton’s Permanent Building Committee (PBC) has been hard at work refining the plans for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public 

Library Foundation Update

Library Foundation Update

It has been an incredible year for the library.  This October, the Hopkinton Library Foundation’s Hoptoberfest event brought in over $30,000 for the library project. Also in late October, Hopkinton’s Town Manager signed the contract for the Library’s $4.5 million Construction Grant. Hopkinton is expected 

Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Library and Underride Pass; Knight and Nickerson Elected to School Committee

Congratulations to all the participants in the May 19 town election and thank you for your willingness to volunteer for our town. This year 2,132 voters participated, which is more than a 50% increase from last May’s Town Election. The ballot questions for the library expansion funding 

Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

Vote Tomorrow on Library, Underride and School Committee

All Hopkinton precincts vote at the Middle School. Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 19. The only contested race is for School Committee, so we are listing those candidates first, in alphabetical order as they appear on the ballot. There are also two ballot questions: 

Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Town Meeting Day 1 Results (unofficial)

Acceptance of Town Reports PASSED FY14 Supplement Appropriations – transfer $935,000 from Free Cash for HR, Snow Removal, 300th Anniversary PASSED FY14 Budget Transfers – transfer $48,314.14 from 300th Anniversary Expenses to a Celebrations Special Fund, and transfer $33,930 from Waste Disposal to Highway Expenses PASSED Unpaid Bills from 

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

For your visual reference, here’s a photo gallery of select Town Meeting articles:

List of Articles with Details and Links

List of Articles with Details and Links

Acceptance of Town Reports FY14 Supplement Appropriations – transfer $935,000 from Free Cash FY14 Budget Transfers – transfer $48,314.14 from 300th Anniversary Expenses to a Celebrations Special Fund, and transfer $33,930 from Waste Disposal to Highway Expenses Unpaid Bills from Previous Fiscal Years – No Action 

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

Photo Gallery of Town Meeting Articles

For your visual reference, here’s a photo gallery of select Town Meeting articles:

List of Articles for Town Meeting

List of Articles for Town Meeting

Educate Hopkinton will provide more details and links next weekend, prior to Town Meeting, but for now here are the key documents and the list of articles. Documents: Read the Full 2014 Town Meeting Warrant Annual Town Meeting Article Tracker (live document, updated frequently) FY2015 

Town Meeting Warrant Finalized

Town Meeting Warrant Finalized

At last week’s meeting, the Board of Selectmen finalized the warrant (agenda) for annual Town Meeting coming up in May. Town Meeting begins Monday, May 5 at 7:00pm at the Middle School. The meeting typically adjourns at 11:00pm and is continued on consecutive evenings usually 

Library Foundation Update

Library Foundation Update

According to an article in today’s Metrowest Daily News, the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation has raised $225,000 toward its goal of $1 million in four years. HPLF has started a ‘1,000 homes for Hopkinton Library’ campaign, and signs in the yards of donors are popping up around town.