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Capital Improvements Committee – Did You Know?

Capital Improvements Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 membersTerm Length: 5 yearsMeeting Schedule: Typically once a month as determined by the membersDescription: The Committee shall ascertain annually what capital expenditures will be required by the Town during the subsequent ten fiscal years. In making its determinations, the Committee shall consult with such officers 

Hopkinton Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Hopkinton Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Committee Size: 7 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on the second Thursday  Description: Historic Districts in Massachusetts have three major purposes, as stated in Ch. 40C of Massachusetts General Law: 1.) To preserve and protect the distinctive characteristics of 

Appropriation Committee – Did You Know?

Appropriation Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a week on Thursdays in the spring leading up to Town Meeting. The rest of the year is typically once a month. Description: There shall be an Appropriation Committee of five registered voters 

Veterans Celebration Committee – Did You Know?

Veterans Celebration Committee – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  8 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on a Tuesday Description: This Committee was established to remember and honor our fallen Vets with an Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Celebration and to honor our local veterans with an annual 

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board – Did You Know?

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  5 members Term Length: 2 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month as determined by the members Description:  The purpose of the Hopkinton Affordable Housing Trust is to provide for the creation and preservation of affordable housing in Hopkinton for the benefit of 

Woodville Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Woodville Historic District Commission – Did You Know?

Committee Size:  7 members Term Length: 3 years Meeting Schedule: Typically once a month on a Monday Description:  The Woodville Historic District was created by Town Meeting in May of 2005 to preserve and protect the unique heritage of the Village of Woodville. Map of 

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