EHOP to Host Seventh Annual Know your Vote April 29th

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eHop (educate • engage • empower | Hopkinton) will hold its 7th Annual Know Your Vote forum on Monday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 pm in the Hopkinton High School library. This is a unique opportunity to get the answers you need from town officials before Town Meeting. This year, Town Meeting will vote on an FY2020 budget with a projected net tax impact of 2.5% as well as many other issues including:

A dog park
New and improved sidewalks
Preserving historic buildings
A feasibility study to add a fire station
A school capacity study
Restricting residential growth
New kennel licensing regulations
Refurbishing EMC playground
A tax underride
And more…
Residents are encouraged to ask questions at the forum or submit them before or during the forum by email ([email protected]) and via Facebook and Twitter (@ehop01748). If you can’t make it, watch live on HCAM-TV (Comcast 8/Verizon 30) and on Facebook (ehop01748).

The panel will include the Town Moderator, Town Manager, Director of Land Use and Town Operations, Superintendent, Chair of the Selectmen, Planning Board, School Committee, Parks & Recreation and the Historical Commission. Many other community leaders will be in the room. Stay tuned… Over the next two weeks eHop will be sharing information about many of the articles that are up for a vote. For more information please visit our website, ehop.org.

eHop (www.ehop.org) is a Hopkinton based 501(c)(4) nonprofit whose mission is to provide timely and factual information about key town matters with the goal of increasing government transparency and fostering civic engagement. Know Your Vote is being held in conjunction with the Town of Hopkinton.