Stakeholder Concerns and Challenges surrounding Solar By-Laws in Hopkinton

Stakeholder Concerns and Challenges surrounding Solar By-Laws in Hopkinton

Here’s a quick summary of concerns that residents, land owners, town officials and abutters in Hopkinton have been voicing over more than the last couple of years. To get an understanding of the timeline of actions and events that happened since 2017, please also see 

Commercial Solar Bylaw – The Whole Story

Commercial Solar Bylaw – The Whole Story

The issue of ground-mounted photovoltaic commercial solar overlay in Hopkinton has been a source of a long and contentious debate for over a couple of years now. The following visual story is broken down by timeline and lays out all events, actions and plans pertaining 

Town Meeting Results 2020 (unofficial)

Town Meeting Results 2020 (unofficial)

Read the Town Meeting Warrant 2020 Brendan Tedstone (Select Board Chair) moves to run Town Meeting to its completion today. PASSED Ann Karnofsky moves to consider articles 19 & 20 first. PASSED – 133 YES – 57 NO FINANCIAL – FISCAL YEAR 2020 ARTICLE: 1 

Midweek Roundup – Town Meeting 2020 Edition

Midweek Roundup – Town Meeting 2020 Edition

Annual Town Meeting 2020 Begins Saturday September 12 at 9:30 AM and will be held outside at Hopkinton High School.  (Note: Town Meeting is typically the first Monday in May, but was delayed this year due to COVID-19.) 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Annual Town 

List of Articles with Links & Details

List of Articles with Links & Details

Read the Town Meeting Warrant 2020 FINANCIAL – FISCAL YEAR 2020 ARTICLE: 1 FY 2020 Supplemental Appropriations and Transfers Sponsor: Town Manager Transfer the sum of $62,000 from Certified Free Cash to supplement the FY2020 Snow and Ice Control Operating Budgets, $151,054  from Certified Free 

Zoning Articles Proposed for 2020 Annual Town Meeting

Zoning Articles Proposed for 2020 Annual Town Meeting

Eight proposed zoning changes have been submitted into the 2020 annual town meeting warrant. The Planning Board is required by law to hold a public hearing on every zoning bylaw and zoning map change. The draft language of the Planning Board’s articles may be modified 

The FY21 Budget Process: How to Follow & Get Involved

The FY21 Budget Process: How to Follow & Get Involved

[Article updated on 7/8/20] The FY21 budget cycle is underway and over the next few months important decisions will be made about what items will and will not be included.  If you want to have a say in the process, now is the time to