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.

Greyhound Friends Public Hearing

Greyhound Friends Public Hearing

[Updated 9/10/18]  Greyhounds Friends Inc has submitted an application for a new license to the Town Clerk. The Board of Selectmen has called a public hearing for the purpose of determining whether the kennel is being maintained in a sanitary and humane manner and/or if 

Volunteer Openings on Hopkinton Town Committees

Volunteer Openings on Hopkinton Town Committees

The following vacancies are open and available to all Hopkinton residents. This list includes Board and Committee terms which expire June 30, 2018. Interested residents should apply by Tuesday, June 12, 2018 via the online volunteer form at: http://hopkintonma.iqm2.com/Citizens/Board/Vacant If you are unable to apply 

Board of Selectmen – Did You Know?

Board of Selectmen – Did You Know?

The Board of Selectmen consists of five members elected for three-year terms on a rotating basis.The Board of Selectmen typically meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Check the town calendar for exact dates, times and locations. A public forum is typically held 

Town Hall Relocated to 80 South St

Town Hall Relocated to 80 South St

On April 11, the Hopkinton Town Hall suffered extensive damage when a water line ruptured on the third floor that resulted in devastating damage to areas of all the building’s four floors. However, town services were up and running within 16 hours in four separate temporary 

Volunteer Openings on Hopkinton Town Committees

Volunteer Openings on Hopkinton Town Committees

The following Vacancies (see below) are open and available to all Hopkinton residents. Interested residents should apply by 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 via the online volunteer form at http://www.hopkintonma.gov/home/about/hug. If the board or committee name is not listed on the form, please be 

Town Moderator – Did you know?

Town Moderator – Did you know?

The Town Moderator is the presiding officer of the Town Meeting, regulates its proceedings and performs such other duties as may be provided by general law, by Charter, by bylaw or by other Town Meeting vote.  The Town Moderator is elected for a term of three 

Board of Selectmen  – Did you know?

Board of Selectmen – Did you know?

A board of five members, elected for three-year terms on a rotating basis. The Board serves as the chief executive of the Town, and is responsible for policy making, granting licenses, and appointing the Town Manager, Town Counsel, Police Chief, Fire Chief and members of 

Planning Board – Did You Know?

Planning Board – Did You Know?

A board of nine members, elected for five-year terms on a rotating basis. The Planning Board is charged with the following duties, which are contained in the Mass. General Laws and the Hopkinton Zoning and General Bylaws: Adopting a Master Plan for the Town. The current Master 

Town Clerk – Did You Know?

Town Clerk – Did You Know?

The Town Clerk is the keeper of vital statistics for the Town, the custodian of the Town seal and all records of the Town; administers the oath of office to all Town officers, elected or appointed; issues such licenses and permits as are required by general 

Highlights from Hopkinton Youth and Family Services

Highlights from Hopkinton Youth and Family Services

Did you know that Hopkinton employs a full-time Director of Youth and Family Services?  Denise Hildreth, MSW, LICSW, has an office in Town Hall and is a free, confidential resource available to all Hopkinton residents to address such needs as: Individual, group and family counseling 

A New Face at Town Hall and Several Key Positions Open

A New Face at Town Hall and Several Key Positions Open

Over the summer Chris Howell was hired as Hopkinton’s new Finance Director, replacing Christopher Ketchen who left last spring to become the Town Manager of Lenox. Howell comes to Hopkinton from Dedham, where he was a financial analyst. He has a masters degree in public administration from Suffolk University