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Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

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May Business After Hours - May 22, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Bill's Pizzeria Kitchen + Grille, 14 Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA

This free, member event is designed specifically for those who want to expand their network of contacts, generate new business leads, and learn the most effective strategies for networking. If you are not a Chamber member, you are welcome to join as a guest or join the Chamber through our website.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Urges Support

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Annual Town Election will be held next Monday, May 20, 2019, with polls opening at 7 am at Hopkinton Middle School. Four Ballot Questions, each of which received Town Meeting approval, will be on the Annual Town Election Ballot. While all of the questions are important, the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is particularly interested in:

Questions 3 and 4, which deal with much-needed downtown parking, especially considering the upcoming Downtown Corridor Project that is expected to begin next Spring and last 2 consecutive construction seasons.

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce May Business After Hours

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May 22, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Bill's Pizzeria Kitchen + Grille, 14 Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA

This free, member event is designed specifically for those who want to expand their network of contacts, generate new business leads, and learn the most effective strategies for networking. If you are not a Chamber member, you are welcome to join as a guest or join the Chamber through our website.

Video: Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting Day 3 Recap

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Below, view a recap of Day 2 of the 2019 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting.

Article 39: Temporary Banners - Unanimously Passed
-Expands where banners may be displayed to Route 85, Route 135 and West Main St.

Video: Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting Day 2 Recap

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Below, view a recap of Day 2 of the 2019 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting.

Article 25: Purchase of Ladder Truck - Standing Vote- Passed: 256-11
$1,200,000 for a Ladder Truck to replace used Truck purchased in 2016.
2/3rds required vote

Article 26: Public Safety Software Upgrade - Passed Unanimously
$375,000

Town Meeting Day 3 Updates 5-8-2019

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View town meeting on HCAM (Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or online here:.

Article 39: Temporary Banners - Unanimously Passed
-Expands where banners may be displayed to Route 85, Route 135 and West Main St.

Article 40: Commercial Solar Photovoltaic Installations - Amended Motion Passed Unanimously
-Strengthens the ability of the Planning Board to require screening around Solar farms, while preserving flexibility to respond to site and neighborhood conditions.

Video: 2019 Annual Town Meeting Day 1 Recap

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Below, view a quick recap of Day 1 of the Annual Hopkinton Town Meeting.

Motion to move Article 53 after Article 22 - Passed Unanimously

Article 1: Acceptance of Town Reports - Passed Unanimously

Article 2: FY 2019 Supplemental Appropriations and transfers - Passed Unanimously
($525,000 for snow and Ice, $70,000 for Sewer Enterprise Fund)

Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Annual Town Meeting 411

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Below are links to information relating to several articles that are expected to be presented, tonight, at the Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting. Each is directly linked to projects of importance to Hopkinton’s economic health.

Of particular importance are Articles 41 and 42, which the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors opposes.

Hopkinton Chamber Urges “NO” vote on Articles # 41 and # 42.
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Town Meeting Day 1 Updates

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View town meeting on HCAM (Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30) or online here:.

Motion to move Article 53 after Article 22 - Passed Unanimously

Article 1: Acceptance of Town Reports - Passed Unanimously

Article 2: FY 2019 Supplemental Appropriations and transfers - Passed Unanimously
($525,000 for snow and Ice, $70,000 for Sewer Enterprise Fund)

Article 3: Unpaid Bills from Previous Fiscal Years - Passed Unanimously

Article 4: Property Tax Exemption Increase - Passed Unanimously

2019 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting Warrant

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In the attachment, view the 2019 Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting Warrant. Town Meeting will start on Monday May 6th and continue on the 7th and 8th. All start times are 7pm. Town Meeting will take place at the Hopkinton Middle School Auditorium. This year there are 55 articles.

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