eHop Updates

Select Board Actions Taken 01/24/23

Select Board Actions Taken 01/24/23

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 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 Police, Fire and Communications Unions because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect 

Weekly News Update – 01/16/2023

Weekly News Update – 01/16/2023

Hopkinton Fire Department Announces Information on 2023 Open Burning Season • U.S. Rep. McGovern, state Rep. Arena-DeRosa visit Hopkinton for update • Parks & Rec reviews plans for pickle ball courts off Fruit Street • School Committee restores SPED hours to budget following protests • Study: 

Town Election 2023 List of Candidates

Town Election 2023 List of Candidates

Running List, last updated 03/24/23. As we head into election season, eHop would like to remind our readers of our candidate endorsement policy: The primary mission of eHop is community education on funding and policy issues pertaining to the Town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts including the Hopkinton 

Select Board Actions Taken 01/10/23

Select Board Actions Taken 01/10/23

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 5:30 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. EXECUTIVE SESSION The Select Board will meet in executive session: a. Pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a) (purpose 3) to consider litigation strategy with respect to the complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination 

Weekly News Update – 01/08/2023

Weekly News Update – 01/08/2023

Residents Express Fiery Opposition to RECC • Additional information about RECC • Public pushback to proposed regional dispatch center grows louder • Regional dispatch discussion highlights positives, negatives • What the MBTA Communities law means for your town • 2023 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING & FY24 BUDGET TIMELINE • 2023 

2023 Annual Town Meeting & FY24 Budget Timeline

2023 Annual Town Meeting & FY24 Budget Timeline

Budget season for 2023-24 is already underway – we’ll keep our timeline updated as the year progresses so you can follow along. FY24 Town & School Budget Websites Town FY24 Budget Website School FY24 Budget Website September 29, 2022 Town Manager gains consensus on budget 

Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC)

Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC)

Hopkinton is researching the feasibility of regionalizing emergency dispatch operations. The final report of the feasibility study, conducted by the third party Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston, was shared at the September 20, 2022 Select Board meeting with the 

Weekly News Update – 12/28/2022

Weekly News Update – 12/28/2022

Meet our 2023 Marathon Runner Anna Cybulski! • Elementary School Building Committee ponders space concepts, energy options • Elmwood replacement project update: Community involvement ‘critical’ as final decision nears; construction costs soar • Parks & Rec discusses CPC requests, progress on initiatives • CPC approves $1 million cricket pitch 

Select Board Actions Taken 12/20/22

Select Board Actions Taken 12/20/22

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 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 Communications Unions because an open meeting may have a detrimental 

Weekly News Update – 12/19/2022

Weekly News Update – 12/19/2022

Town of Hopkinton Partners with Helpsy to offer free clothing recycling service • Town of Hopkinton Provides Update on Regional Emergency Communications Center Study • School Committee meeting centers on FY24 budget, capital requests • Hopkinton Fire Department Shares Holiday Fire Safety Tips For Decorating 

Weekly News Update – 12/11/2022

Weekly News Update – 12/11/2022

School Committee meeting centers on FY24 budget, capital requests • Proposed Pyne Field cricket pitch dominates CPC discussion • Hopkinton Health Department: Falls Prevention Clinic • Conservation Commission continues Mass Laborers hearing, gives ultimatum on The Trails • Historic downtown home demolished • Planning Board makes progress on Morse Lane, 

Select Board Actions Taken 12/06/22

Select Board Actions Taken 12/06/22

Agenda Items & Actions Taken: 6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER 1. EXECUTIVE SESSION a. Approve Executive Session Minutes (11/15/22, 11/21/22, 11/28/22) 6:05 PM CALL TO ORDER – OPEN SESSION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 6:06 PM PUBLIC FORUM 3. Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions