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Select Board – Did You Know?

Select Board – Did You Know?

The Select Board consists of five members elected for three-year terms on a rotating basis.The Select Board 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 at the beginning 

Planning Board – Did You Know?

Planning Board – Did You Know?

The Planning Board consists of nine members, elected for five-year terms on a rotating basis. The Board typically meets every second and fourth Monday of the month. The board may choose to schedule site walks as needed, typically on Saturday mornings. Check the town calendar 

Zoning Advisory Committee – Did You Know?

Zoning Advisory Committee – Did You Know?

The Zoning Advisory Committee is appointed by the Planning Board every year, typically in September. Members serve one year terms expiring August 31 of the year after they are appointed. The town usually posts an announcement about upcoming openings in September on the HopNotices board. 

Design Review Board – Did You Know?

Design Review Board – Did You Know?

The Design Review Board is appointed by the Planning Board with terms expiring annually on July 31. Members consist of the following: (1) Chairman of the Planning Board or his/her designee. (2) One person qualified by training and experience in the fine arts or landscape 

Conservation Commission – Did You Know?

Conservation Commission – Did You Know?

The Hopkinton Conservation Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Members serve three-year terms expiring on June 30 on a rotating basis. The town usually posts an announcement about upcoming openings in May on the HopNotices board. The commission typically meets 

Open Space Preservation Commission – Did You Know?

Open Space Preservation Commission – Did You Know?

The Open Space Preservation Commission is a five member board appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Members include representatives from the Board of Selectmen, Conservation Commission, the Planning Board and two At-Large seats. Vacancies are typically posted on the HopNotices board. The Commission typically meets 

Community Preservation Committee – Did You Know?

Community Preservation Committee – Did You Know?

The Community Preservation Committee has nine appointed members including designees from the Planning Board, Open Space Preservation Committee, Conservation Commission, Historical Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, the Housing Authority and four At-Large members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. At-Large members serve three-year terms expiring 

Board of Appeals – Did You Know?

Board of Appeals – Did You Know?

The Board of Appeals is a quasi-judicial administrative board that hears and decides zoning related matters pursuant to MGL c. 40A, and applications for Comprehensive Permits pursuant to MGL c. 40B (Affordable Housing Developments). The Board of Appeals generally schedules public hearings on the second 

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 

Board of Health – Did You Know?

Board of Health – Did You Know?

The Board of Health is a board of three members each elected for a three-year term, so that one member’s term expires each year. Per the Town Charter, the Board of Health shall make reasonable health regulations and shall enforce the laws relating to public 

Cemetery Commission – Did You Know?

Cemetery Commission – Did You Know?

The Cemetery Commission is a three-person elected board whose members serve a three-year term. The  Commission is responsible for overseeing the Town’s cemeteries. The Commission meets only when some issue needs attention. Some of the issues presently active are: trying to solve the damaged fence problem at 

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

The Commissioners of Trust Funds is a three-member three-year elected board that acts in accordance with the Massachusetts General Laws. This group of elected members submits a written statement of the amount of payment and the date this payment was made to the town anytime