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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.

High Tea at St. Paul’s on June 8

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Put on your fancy hats and white gloves and enjoy old-fashioned geniality at the special High Tea being held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (61 Wood Street, Hopkinton) on Saturday, June 8 at 1:30 p.m. Finger sandwiches, cakes from Kati's Cakes, assorted soft drinks and, of course, tea, will be served at this exceptional event. The event is open to the public (formal dress is optional).

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)

Town Meeting Day 2 Updates 5-7-19

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

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

Sunday May 19th - A Busy Day for Hopkinton High School Music Students

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First, the High School Jazz Ensemble performs at Noon at the Boston Hatch Shell. This ensemble recently earned a Gold Medal at the MAJE State Festival. All are welcome to enjoy some great jazz!

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

Article 46 - The Aaron and Lucy Claflin House Historic District (76 Main St)

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On May 1, 2019 the Hopkinton Historic District Commission (HHDC) held a public hearing on the Preliminary Study Report for the creation of the Aaron and Lucy Claflin House Historic District (76 Main St), which is the subject of a Town Meeting Warrant Article (Article #46) submitted by the Hopkinton Historical Commission (HHC). The current property owner sought a demolition permit for the Claflin House; the Hopkinton Historical Commission then imposed a six-month demolition delay, which will expire July 4, 2019.

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